Monday 17th November 2014: Streamlining on a Small Scale – British fish

This month’s joining activity had a seasonal theme. Tiny Christmas robins made from pine cones were created as Christmas Tree decorations. They’ll be used to decorate the Wildlife Explorers Tree at the United Reform Church Christmas Tree Festival in December.       The fishy theme for the meeting was very popular with one intrepid Explorer turning up complete with her own fish fins attached to her arms! The group learned the names of the main body parts of a fish and their functions. They pieced together a giant fish from individual parts. Leader Martin demonstrated the amazing way fish … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 8th November 2014: War Memorial Planting

On Saturday November 8th Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers joined The Friends of Victoria Park to plant an area of the park with trees as a Centenary Memorial for the First World War. Trees and tree protection were provided from a grant by the Woodland Trust as part of a project to plant memorial trees across the whole country.                                 More than 40 volunteers worked together in the rain to plant 105 trees in a mix of species selected specifically to benefit wildlife .             The session closed with one of the Junior Leaders Adam Garnett reading the lyrics to ‘Belleau … Click here for more information…..