Marshall's Arm Events and info


MARSHALL'S ARMY (task force – last Sunday in the month)

contact Richard on 01606 76058. (no meeting in August or December)

 

 



Website: http://www.marshallsarm.org/



 

                                      

 

MARSHALL’S ARM EVENTS 2019

Fri 25th January
Love Your River. Pete Attwood will talk about the citizen science project looking at improving the quality of Northwich’s rivers – the Dane, Weaver and their tributaries. 7.15pm, Hartford Village Hall. Contact Richard Haffenden 01606 76058. Poster: jpg, pdf.

Sat 16th February
Family Orienteering and Exploration Walk. 10am-12. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact: Bev 01606 882770

23rd March
Heritage Trail. 10am - 12. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact 01606 42667

Sat 27th April
Dawn Chorus, followed by breakfast, 7-10am. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact Paul 01606 77960.

Mon 6th May
Bluebells and Herbs, 10am-12. Explore the sights and smells of the reserve. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact Ant 01606 853099

Sat 22nd June
Music in the Woods, for World Music Day. Details to be finalised. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact 01606 42667

Sat 13th July, Sun 14th July (assumed dates)
Northwich River Festival. Activities in town and in the reserve. Volunteers welcome – please contact….. For details see press or Northwich River Festival website

Fri 6th Sept
Bat Walk. Find what the bats are eating at the bat cafe and find where they hang out. 7.30-9pm.
Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Bring a torch. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For further details and possible other meeting points contact us
Sat 7th Sept

Opening the Mammal Traps (Traps set Friday night.) Discover the hidden mammals at Marshalls’ Arm, and moths caught in the moth trap. This is an early and prompt start to minimise the captivity time. 9.30-11am.
Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For further details and possible other meeting points contact Marshall's Arm: Click here

Sat 5th Oct
Fungi and Big Draw. 10am – 12. Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. Contact Pam 01606 75520 or Bev 01606 882770

Sunday 24th November 10am – 12
MARSHALL’S ARMY TASTER.
Get a taste of what the Volunteer group do, helping manage the woodland and natural habitats in the Reserve. Hot dog taster too!! Meet at the Stones Manor Lane entrance to the Reserve. (Hartford Manor School Turning Circle). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact: Richard Haffenden 01606 76058,

For all events children must be accompanied by an adult.
Events starting from Saxon’s lane are accessible by wheelchair.

Download 2018 (first half) programme as a pdf.
Download 2018 (second half, from May) programme as a pdf.

Friends of Anderton and Marbury dates: here.

A Brief History of Marshall's Arm (a few pages of notes). Here.

 

 

Nearby on the Weaver...

Poor's Wood is a wood closer to the Blue Bridge (ie upstream) and on the opposite bank. It has a group doing conservation work on third Sundays. Below is an old poster. Contact Kevin Feeney, 07793 249438, kfeeney[at]cheshirewt.org.uk








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