What’s going on in South Yorkshire? Keep on badgering ….

Looks like this Saturday, that is to say 21 February is going to be a busy day, the Badger Trust have an event in Birmingham where

Wildlife crime, cruel sports and unscientific wildlife culls will be top of the agenda at the second Birmingham Wildlife Festival and Badger March, which expects to greet more than 2000 people on Saturday 21st February.

A day of entertainment and field-craft workshops will also feature speeches from conservationist and comedian Bill Oddie OBE and key wildlife groups. A peaceful anti-badger cull protest march, the second to be held in Birmingham and the 28th ‘Badger Army’ protest against the government’s badger culling policy, will form part of the event.  For more detail click on the link above.

Badger & mayweed

The other more local event, organised by the Sorby NHS and one to which we hope to see readers is the Sixth South Yorkshire Natural History Day …. What’s going on in South Yorkshire?  Come along and find out.  Thus far there are a dozen talks scheduled and the programme includes the first of The Frank Botterill Memorial Lectures: The History of Moth Recording in South Yorkshire to be given by Harry Beaumont.  

There is also an opportunity to view and purchase some of the artwork by Paul Caton and others on sale in support of the South Yorkshire Badger Group.  The group do excellent work and deserve our support, as does poor beleagured brock.

Treeton Miners Welfare Club, Arundel Street, Treeton, S60 5PW.    10.30am – 16.30pm

Stands and displays and excellent networking opportunities for amateur naturalists, we hope to see you there. 

Come along and bag a bargain from our publication offers.

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