November 2014: 5th Wilmslow Brownies

Leaders Tina and Martin visited Wilmslow 5th Brownies to talk about ‘Giving Nature a Home’. The girls used props to to demonstrate the many different aspects of The RSPB’s work and had fun identifying some examples of man-made homes for wildlife and matched them with the animals they were designed for.    Brownies created some brilliant bug bungalows for their own gardens using natural and recycled materials they had collected. As the days get colder their bug bungalows will provide overwintering habitats for insects and other tiny invertebrates.        The Brownies ended their last meetin g before the … Click here for more information…..

November 2014: Congleton 1st Beaver and Cubs

Leaders visited Congleton 1st Beaver and Cubs groups to talk about ‘Giving Nature a Home’. They discussed the work of the RSPB and the importance of looking after nature in our own gardens. All the children identified real-life examples of man-made homes for wildlife and the animals they were designed for. The children then made bug bungalows from a selection of natural and recycled materials . These will provide wonderful overwintering habitats for insects and other tiny invertebrates.     Cubs designed animal homes for a woodland habitat and placed them in suitable sites on our woodland poster. The sessions … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 7th December 2014: Tree Dressing

2104 marked a change of location for the annual Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers Tree Dressing event. Explorers gather each year at the end of National Tree Week to celebrate the cultural and ecological importance of trees by creating amazing sculptures from natural materials inspired by wildlife, popular culture and myths and legends, The event attracts children of all ages with parents and grandparents in tow and everyone joins in, enjoying being outside and getting creative. This year the group chose Teggs Nose Country park as their location, accessing the woodland from the car park at the end of Holehouse Lane … Click here for more information…..