Image above: Turtle Dove © Amy Lewis
Talks and guided walks are a great way learn about the importance of wildlife, found here in the UK and futher afield. We've picked four very different events to inspire you.
To Africa and Back
17 March, 7.45pm
Ely Museum, Cambridgeshire
The RSPB’s team member Joscelyne Ashpole describes Operation Turtle Dove, a conservation programme aimed at saving the UK’s fastest declining bird.
British Birds of Prey
16 March, 7.30pm
ARA Club, Bedford
A look at the past, present and potential future of these magnificent birds. Presented by RSPB’s Steve Lovell.
Wildlife of the west African savannah: Unfamiliar and under threat
9 May, 6pm
Huxley Lecture Theatre, ZSL London Zoo
Once rich with nature’s bounty, today the wildlife and wilderness of west Africa is under threat. This evening talk outlines the area’s ecological history, how it’s being destroyed and the conservation efforts to preserve it.
April Bird Walk
29 April, 7am
Dawyck Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Enjoy an early morning walk around Dawyck Botanic Garden in the company of bird expert, Mike Betts. The guided walk takes one hour and 30 minutes. Booking is essential.