Froglife organise a wide range of events throughout the year to suit people of all ages, abilities and levels of experience. Here you will find a list of our planned events and activities along with all the information you should need. If you have any further questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us – the details for the person organising the event are given below.
Scottish Dragon Finder are holding an evening amphibian survey training event where you can learn how to identify our native amphibian species undertaking 3 methods of pond survey. This session is based entirely outdoors and gives you the opportunity to get hands on and learn about netting, egg-searching and torching techniques. No previous knowledge / experience is required but booking is essential. Wellies and headtorch highly recommended but may be borrowed, please mention when contacting if you need either of these.
Come and see the finished Mapestry as it visits Sywell Country Park!
It will be on display above the indoor children’s play area.
We’d love to know what you think of it – leave a comment in our book or get in touch with your feedback here.
Learn to identify our native amphibian species and how to survey for them using high-powered torches on this evening survey at Yelvertoft Pocket Park.
Please wear wellies and bring a torch if you have one.
Meet in Yelvertoft Village Hall car park for a 9pm start.
For more information, email Michelle.Branson@froglife.org
Looking for something to do on Saturday 19th May? Come and help out on a volunteer day!
From 10am – 3pm at Worts Meadow Local Nature Reserve in Landbeach, Cambridgeshire, opposite the village hall car park. Everyone welcome, for as long or short a time as you can offer!
Learn how to manage the site for wildlife during a range of practical tasks. This is also a chance to ask any amphibian and reptile related questions you may have.
Wear wellies/walking boots and bring gardening gloves if you have your own.
Email James.McAdie@froglife.org if you would like to know more.
Join Froglife at the James Hamilton Heritage Park in East Kilbride on Saturday the 26th of May for a FREE toad themed activity afternoon including poster making, pond dipping and arts and crafts.
Learn more about one of the UK’s favourite amphibians, the Toad, its lifecycle and where it lives at the Heritage Park.
Make a poster to raise awareness for these wonderful beasties to make sure they’re safe crossing the roads and paths near the park, best poster will win a prize so make sure you’re there to enter the competition!
Please note the event will take place at the far end of the park (at the opposite end of the loch from the car park and play equipment), next to the nature reserve and bird hide. Look out for the signs and follow the trail to the event!
Come along to Kings Dyke’s free Wildlife Festival open days, where you’ll find Froglife’s Dragon Trail along with a wide range of activities and events, on Tuesday 29th May, Thursday 31st May & Saturday 2nd June 2018 – Midday to 6pm
Suitable clothing and sturdy footwear is advisable for all areas. Disabled access available to events marquee, bird hide and pond dipping platform. Free parking available. Exhibits are all under cover.
There is also a program of special events taking place across the week – find out more about these here: Kings Dyke Wildlife Festival Poster 2018
For more information about the Nature Reserve, please see their website: www.kingsdykenaturereserve.com
As part of Sacrewell’s May Half Term events, Froglife will be offering Dragon Fun Day activities on Wednesday 30th May for everyone to get involved with!
To find out more about Sacrewell Farm, see their website here: www.sacrewell.org.uk/events/may-half-term