Exploring the willow tunnel at one of our Gateway Sites
Living willow sculptures at Idle Valley Nature Reserve
Exploring pond wildlife
The Connect Project can help you get up close to wildlife in the Humberhead Levels
Families working in the Flutterby garden
Getting to grips with grass ID
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.
Find out more about:
For more information please contact the education team at Potteric Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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