21. November 2020 - 10:00 till 12:00
Norbury Park, Fetcham Car Park
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Woodland Wildlife Walk, Norbury Park, Fetcham Car Park, Saturday, 21. November 2020

Join our expert guide to take a walk through the vast woodland at Norbury Park, and search for signs of elusive woodland residents.

About this Event

All Trust events and activities taking place from 1st September onwards will be carried out in line with current government guidelines and Health & Safety practices at that time. As this will change over the coming weeks and months, we ask that you check regularly on the website for updates as any of these events may be subject to change or cancellation.

Please help to protect our staff and other members by not attending any of these events if you or anyone in your household is feeling ill or have symptoms of Covid-19.

In 1931, Norbury was put up for auction and Surrey County Council bought it to prevent it being broken up for housing development. This was the first intervention of its kind to protect the countryside. Since then, the Trust continues to manage the site for wildlife and you will see evidence of traditional coppicing of hazel and sweet chestnut to encourage spring flowers and provide vital habitat for dormice.

All this work has created a high-quality habitat for a range of woodland species, including roe deer, badgers squirrels and foxes, as well as all three British woodpeckers (green, great spotted and the much smaller and rarer, lesser spotted). Veteran trees provide roosts for a variety of bat species, such as pipistrelle, noctule and common long-eared.

Join our expert for a guided walk through this beautiful place and you’ll be surprised how much life there is in a British woodland as we head into winter!

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Saturday, 21. November 2020, Norbury Park, Fetcham Car Park, Woodland Wildlife Walk

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