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.
Find Froglife at the Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, on the boardwalk at Rushden Lakes. Bring the whole family along for summer holiday fun whilst learning about amphibians, reptiles, ponds and their inhabitants.
Free crafts & activities for everyone to enjoy!
Pond dipping sessions will be run by Wildlife BCN staff at 11am and 2pm and must be booked with them in advance – see here for details and cost: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/sites/default/files/2018-07/Summer18.pdf
Directions to Rushden Lakes: https://www.rushdenlakes.com/gettinghere/
About Nene Wetlands nature reserve: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/nature-reserves/nene-wetlands
More information about the Visitor Centre: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/nene-wetlands
Come and join Froglife at Barnwell Country Park for a family friendly day out! Visit our stall to find out about our native reptiles and amphibians and learn more about a range of wildlife while taking part in our activities throughout the day!
Find out more about Barnwell Country Park here.
Join in with our Dragon Fun Day activities at National Trust Lyveden on this ‘Wild Wednesday’
Learn about reptiles, amphibians and pond life through our fun crafts and activities – drop in at any time!
Find out more here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lyveden
This winter we will be running some Saturday volunteer days at the nature reserve.
Tasks will include cutting back scrub & small trees from around ponds, reed cutting, hibernacula creation plus other habitat improvements around the reserve.
If you would like to come along & help out please email: Ross.Edgar@Froglife.org for more information.
The Froglife Dragon Finders will be at Stanwick Lakes on 18th September as part of the Nene Valley Festival. There will be pond dipping and activities, suitable for young children and adults alike – have fun whilst learning about amphibians, reptiles, ponds and their inhabitants!
Drop in between 11am and 3pm to join in, ask a question or pick up some information.
Find out more about Stanwick Lakes here: www.stanwicklakes.org.uk
New Scientist Live is an award-winning, mind-blowing festival of ideas and discoveries for everyone curious about science and why it matters. For four days in September it transforms London, the world’s most exciting capital city, into the most exciting place in the universe.
This year we will be taking our brand new virtual reality experience– where you get to step into a toad’s world to the exhibition.