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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Summer Wildlife Walk at Gedling Country Park

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

Please join us for a wildlife walk around Gedling Country Park

Our target is 15 species of butterflies, including the Ringlet (270 spotted by Mark in 2017 - can we beat that?)  On the lower ponds, dragonflies and damselflies. Top reed pond coots, moorhens, reed buntings and warblers.

Bring binoculars, but no dogs please. Slow walking with stops
​Please meet at the Friends' blue/green storage container next to the children's play area near the Spring Lane car park.

Please wear sensible boots and clothing and children need to be accompanied by a parent or adult carer.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all, children must be accompanied

Cost details

Friends of Gedling Country Park Members Free, Non-members £1

Did you know?


Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.