We would like to invite all Young Nature Watchers to a hedge laying demonstration in Tisbury's community meadow on Saturday the 22nd of January at 2 pm.
Do you know what is hedge laying? Ok. No, hedge laying is not laying by a hedge (it's not the right time of the year for that!)
You will learn how hedge laying is an ancient technique that works both for creating natural boundaries (instead of fences) and for creating habitats for a diversity of wildlife (particularly useful for corridors for endangered species such as dormice and harvest mice); you may even have a chance at trying it yourself!
If you would like to attend, or think you might like to attend, contact us for more information.
Young Nature Watch (YNW) is a branch of the Tisbury and District Natural History Society (TNHS). Our first event was on July 2020.
YNW is free for under-21s! Young people always have priority at any of our activities but accompanying adults are required for under-12s. Whenever possible, we will aim to split attendants into three different groups:
- Families with young children
- Teenagers only
- Young-at-heart of all ages
For adults, annual membership for the TNHS (£10) or a £2 fee per event (for non-members) is due.
YNW activities are organised by Inés Lopez-Doriga and Izzy Fry (find out more about how it all started in Focus, p.27).
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YNW logo design by Izzy Fry.