Winter wildlife wonderland
For a fun and free celebration of wildlife, suitable for all the family, head down to Oak Tree Leisure Centre on Saturday 6 December between 12noon and 3pm.
The University of Nottingham are holding a Winter Wildlife event in association with Oak Tree Safe. There will be lots of enjoyable activities on offer including:
- Meet some friendly spiders
- Make a bat box or winter bird feeder
- Try the Heathland hunt
- Making winter decorations
- Face painting
Oak Tree's singing/story telling ranger will also be on hand to add more merriment to the occasion.
Refreshment will be provided. Please wear warm clothing and sensible footwear as some of the activities take place outdoors.
For more information on the activities, please contact Barbara on 01623 638880, 07873247867 or Amy on 0115 846 6742.
Councillor Eddie Smith, Portfolio Holder for the Environment at Mansfield District Council commented: "It is important for us all to appreciate the role that wildlife plays in the environment."
"I hope this event will be an enjoyable way for people of all ages to learn more about the plants and animals in our area and what we can do to care for them."
"I would urge anyone to come along to Oak Tree Leisure Centre and join in the fun."