'SWT relies on supporters and members to act as advocates and carry out vital work throughout Scotland. Local members often come together to form members centres and are vital in promoting the work of SWT in the local community. Members centres are involved in local conservation projects, planning and fundraising and they also organise walks, talks and other events to inspire people about the wildlife of Scotland ... There are currently 20 SWT Members Centres throughout Scotland.'
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'Local Trusts are split into regions; a single Trust covers Scotland; Wales has six Trusts which work increasingly closely together; there are Trusts for Ulster, the Isle of Man, Alderney and the Isles of Scilly and 36 Trusts across England largely based on the old county boundaries or small groupings of such counties.' Site offers extensive directory of Local Events: 'Wildlife Trusts run thousands of events and activities every year. These range from walks and talks, to wildlife training courses and ecological surveys ...'
'Avon Wildlife Trust is the largest local charity working to protect wildlife in the Avon area. With the support of over 16,000 members we look after 35 nature reserves, campaign on issues which threaten wildlife and encourage everyone to be more concerned about our natural environment.'
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'A programme of wildlife walks, illustrated talks, reserve work parties and events helps people to find out about nature conservation.'
'Everyone is welcome to attend our events which are held all over Cornwall. Events range from walks and talks to working parties and evening get togethers.'
Talks across the county, organized by one or another local group; also a list of Local Groups.
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'We believe there is no better way to learn about wildlife than to experience it first hand. Our events are open to everyone and our event leaders love to share their enthusiasm for Gloucestershire’s landscape and wildlife. Come to a talk, join us for a walk around a nature reserve and spot wild flowers, glow worms or bats; learn a new skill at one of our hurdle-making or dry stone walling workshops.'
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Excellent, extensive Guide: 'During the year, GWT and its affiliated local groups offer a programme of walks, talks, events, and training courses throughout the county. These are organised by staff, volunteers and local Trust groups. Everyone is welcome to attend and non-members can save money by joining GWT at the time of booking.'
'The Trust has a network of local groups in the two counties that support our work by organising conservation work on reserves, guided walks, lectures and talks, events and social events throughout the year and raising much needed funds.'
'The 17 Area Groups are the chief focus for voluntary participation. Their programmes include organising local meetings and events, helping the Trust's sales business, fund-raising and responding to local planning enquiries. By attending meetings, which are open to all members, you can learn of the variety of Trust activities so that, if you wish to become actively involved, you can decide which aspects interest you.'
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'We run a busy programme of activities and events throughout the year, ranging from walks and talks to wildlife training courses and ecological surveys ... Our local groups also organise their own varied programme of events, talks and guided walks, some open to the general public and others to members only. All groups welcome newcomers, so check out the local groups page for information ...'
'Each year our small dedicated team of staff arrange events for the forthcoming year ... Events are open to all and most are free of charge.'
Filter by Type 'Talk': 'Because some of our events are held in the wilds of Somerset they include a grid reference as a meeting point - post codes are too imprecise ...'
Occasional talks organized by one of their Local Groups, together with related events.
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'The Ulster Wildlife Trust runs a range of events each year. These include walks, talks, fun activities for all the family, ecological surveying , practical conservation opportunities, fundraising events and more.'
Combined diary of events throughout the region: can filter Type of event by 'Talk'.
Can filter Events listings by 'Wildlife Talk'.