Discover and Learn

The CONNECT Project is all about getting people involved in their local green spaces within the Humberhead Levels Nature Improvement Area (NIA).

There are some great places to visit in this area which offer spectacular wetland landscapes and wildlife. We want to encourage people to take a fresh look at the Humberhead Levels and what it has to offer in terms of unique landscapes and unusual species, and there’s no better way of doing this than by getting out and experiencing this area for yourself.

The CONNECT Project offers:

  • a variety of fun activities for individuals, families, school parties and community groups at a range of sites within the NIA
  • training opportunities for volunteers to gain in-depth knowledge about species and practical conservation within the NIA to help us monitor wildlife and protect precious habitats
  • expertise and resources to enable community group leaders to lead their own wildlife sessions within the NIA, helping even more people to engage with their local wildlife.
  • ideas for how you can encourage wildlife in your own local green spaces.

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For more information please contact the education team at Potteric Carr at


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This project has been supported by Defra, DCLG, Environment Agency, Forestry Commission and Natural England. 

The Humberhead Levels Partnership is working to create an internationally renowned wetland landscape, supporting thriving communities and wildlife, within the historic counties of Yorkshire and Humber, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire


  • Reptile ID and surveying training session

    Friday 21st February, 2014

    CONNECT wildlife training session

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  • Public go potty for pond dipping at Potteric Carr

    Thursday 8th August, 2013

    Pond dipping at Potteric Carr

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What's on

Bat Walk

Wednesday 27th August 2014,
7.30pm - 9.30pm

Venue: Sprotbrough Flash Nature Reserve

Join us for an evening bat walk to discover the different bats that may be found on the nature reserve. Wear warm clothes and outdoor shoes. Bring a torch if you have one!

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@RSPBMidlands working with @Nottswildlife on a great willow pollarding and charcoal project on the Rivier Idle SSSI

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Farmland birds ID walk at #PolybellOrganicFarm led by #RSPB on the 13th September. Call @YWTPottericCarr to book.

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RT @cornishca: RT "@MSh2209: Hatfield Moors - huge expanse!" great aerial photo @HumberheadLevel

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Bug hunting/pond dipping on @naturalengland #HatfieldMoor this Friday. Contact to book.

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@NatureSpyuk thank you for delivering great training courses to help us monitor wildlife in the #HHL #NIA

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