Events

As well as our Committee meetings there are regular events held at the Risley Moss Nature Reserve, see below for those happening during the Autumn 2017.


George Pilkinton; How to Make Garden Compost

Sunday 24th September                                11:00pm to 12:30pm

This is the Sixth in a series of talks by naturalist George Pilkington.

Find out how you make great compost for your garden

Cost – £3 per person – Includes light refreshments

Speaker George Pilkington is kindly donating any money generated to the Risley Moss Tower Rebuild Fund

Places limited – please book in advance on 01925 824339

or email the rangers at risleymossrangers@warrington.gov.uk

Meet: Risley Moss Visitor Centre


Risley Moss

Sunday 8th October                                 10:00am – 12.00

Fungal Forey

Bring all the family along and join our local enthusiast on this introduction to mushrooms and toadstools and learn some funky fungus facts and some foraging skills in the woodland.

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01925 824339

or email the rangers at risleymossrangers@warrington.gov.uk

Meet: Risley Moss Visitor Centre


Risley Moss

Thursday 26th October                    2 – 3.30pm

AUTUMN COLLAGE

Create a colourful collage out of natural materials to brighten up your bedroom. Materials provided, but feel free to bring along your own favourite seeds and leaves!

Meet: Risley Moss Visitor Centre


Sunday 29th October

Halloween Family fun day to raise funds for the Tower

Details to be announced soon


Sunday October 29th

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

The first workday of the 2017 – 2018 season.  We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.


Tuesday October 31st 2017

19:00 – 20:30

Halloween is here again

It’s All Hallows Eve and all is not well, The ghost of Risley has cast his spell, What he’s been up to who can tell, It’s very scary you might yell.

This event is organised and led by RIMAG

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01925 824339

or email the rangers at risleymossrangers@warrington.gov.uk

 

Meet: Risley Moss Visitor Centre


Saturday 4th November

10:00 – 16:00

Information day at Birchwood Mall for environmental groups in the Birchwood Area to raise awairness of the work that is done to protect the wildlife and parks in the area and to increase volunteer numbers.  more details to follow.


Sunday 12th November

11:00 to 13:00

Feed the Birds

The birds need all the help they can get to survive the coming winter. Do your bit and make a bird feeder to take home with you. Materials and instruction provided by RIMAG.  We will be inside the Vistior centre helping you to make your own bird feeders of boxes.


Sunday November 26th

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.


Saturday 2nd December

Elf Hunt

Organised by the Gorse Covert Pre School

Details to Follow


Sunday 10th December

11:00 to 13:00

Christmas Crafts

Take a break from shopping and make your own gifts and decorations instead. Materials provided by Nature and by RIMAG.


Sunday December 17th

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.


Sunday January 21st 2018

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

First session after the new year time to burn off some of that excess. We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.


Sunday February 18th 2018

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.


Sunday March 18th 2018

10:00 -14:00

RIMAG Work day

The final session for our work on the moss this season as the beasties will be awakening now.  We meet at 10:00am at the Visitor Centre when we will be briefed as to the work for that day. Please have warm, weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear (can get wet in some places) and a packed lunch. Tools and essential safety gear (e.g. gloves and protective glasses) will be provided.



 

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