Some species will hibernate, others will go to Africa and some will come to spend the winter here. Come and find out who does what.
We organise nature trails on the reserve so people can test their wildlife knowledge and learn something new.
You have to find the wildlife picture boards placed around the reserve and answer the questions. To reveal the answers lift up the question flaps.
There is a different theme each time so always something new to discover. Previous trails have included “Do I live on the Reserve?” and “What do I eat or what eats me?” themes.
These nature trails are very popular with both the young and the not so young. We have received many positive comments such as this one:
The more volunteers we have the more frequently we can organise these nature trails. So if you would like to help please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trail checkers – we need more people to check that the picture boards are secure and undamaged during the trail. So would suit dog walkers and anyone who regularly walks on the reserve.
Trail installers and removers – on each trail we have around 40 trail boards to put up and take down. We find that 6 people (3 teams of 2) can usually do this in a couple of hours.
Just in time for half term we have set up a mini nature trail in Portishead Library. Can you identify the seeds we have put in the foyer? Pick up a tick card and find the 6 seed… Read More