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.
It will be a bit muddy on the Seasonal Track so instead we have put boards along the path from the Marina to the Nature Reserve.
You can pick up a copy from Portishead Library or one of the two “dummy” bird boxes on the reserve. One is by the gate at the end of the path from the Marina and the other at Wharf Lane car park.
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