Introduction to

Talk
Introduction to
Welly Wildlife

 7.30-9.00pm Thursday 17th March 2022

Mark Dodd, Head of Gardens and Countryside, and Kat Dahl, teacher and conservationist, will give an illustrated talk about the College’s wonderful wildlife and its conservation. Wellington is blessed with many diverse habitats, including a Site of Special Scientific Interest that is particularly notable for its heathland and bog. These habitats are home to  a remarkable array of species, including several that are UK BAP (Biodiversity Action Plan) Priority Species, such as the European Nightjar, Stag Beetle and Silver-studded Blue butterfly.

Please email community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk to book a free place.

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