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Monthly archives for July, 2010

Kids’ stuff at the Forest Centr...

Kids’ stuff at the Forest Centre

Jane’s at the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine today leading some craft activities for kids. Today it’s all about butterflies. She’ll be there again on 9 August with ‘Minibeast detectives’ – an outdoor adventure, (10 – 11.30am & 1pm – 2.30pm) and on 20 August with Clay Creatures (10am, 11am and 12 noon). Sessions cost £2 and […]

Casual butterfly watching

Casual butterfly watching

  I’ve been trying to keep an eye on butterflies this summer. Not of course checking the company they keep; rather, taking an interest in which of the common species are around at any particular time. Butterflies in the UK ought to be a manageable subject for casual study. There are only around sixty species after all […]