Nurturing Nature Talks/Presentations

Another fascinating talk by local naturalist George Pilkington, this time focussing on the disturbing disappearance of our bees, including loss of forage, loss of habitat, use of nest boxes/ sites, diseases, natural pests/predators and neonicotinoids. June 18 11am. Cost – £3 per person – Includes light refreshments George is kindly donating any money generated to the […]

 Naturing Nature attending the Bee Weekend RHS Harlow Carr 3-4 June 2017 “I contacted George about supporting our Bee weekend at RHS garden Harlow Carr. I was keen to have a wild bee element to the weekend as well as honey bees and bee keeping. George was not only informative and entertaining, he was a great […]

Summer Festival Daylesford Organic Farm The Daylesford Summer Festival has fast become a highlight of our year. A day that sees our COTSWOLDS FARM come to life with stalls, workshops, debates, crafts, dog show, sheep dog demonstrations, singing, dancing and of course an array of delicious food – it is not to be missed. Each […]

Composting Presentation to Manchester Organic Gardeners I had a busy day on Sat 9th April having just given a Wildlife Gardening presentation for Grow Wild at Prestatyn in the morning, I was off to give another presentation this time about making garden compost in the early afternoon. The Composting Process – George Pilkington MOG were […]

Garden BirdWatch Ambassadors meeting 18 March 2013 Thetford The day was hosted by the BTO GBW team, Kate Risley and Claire Boothby. The event was attended by several GBW Ambassadors and I had the great pleasure of meeting them. I listened to some very interesting talks by Kate and Claire, about their BTO work, a thought […]

Wildlife gardening talks/presentations Risley Moss Please do come along and help raise funds for the Risley Moss Green Safari, details below. I’m sure there is something here that will interest you.   Next talk 1st April

Nurturing Nature speaking at Grow Wild Network Day: Prestatyn Sat 8th April 2017 I am really looking forward to this event and talking about Wildlife Gardening for a change! Although bees will buzz into the presentation no doubt! This is a free talk with events starting at 0.9.45. Come along and enjoy what looks like […]

Bee Summit Liverpool Guild of Students Bee Keeping Society Join us for a day of activities to show you just how important bees are in our environment. We have workshops like bee identification and bee friendly seed bombing during the day and talks during the evening in the Mandela Room! The schedule for the talks […]

Bumblebee presentation with short videos Weather and time permitting we may go on a walk to see if we can observe any queen bumblebees searching for suitable nest sites. Monies donated to Risley Moss Green Safari Day, Warrington. There are a range of wildlife gardening talks and films over the next few months. Contact Risley […]

Terrestrial Invertebrate & Native Species Working Group Conference 2016 Reaseheath College Presentation. “Is your bee hotel a reservoir for pests and disease?” Its a long slow process trying to wean people off from buying flimsy or totally unsuitable ‘bee hotels’ in the belief that they are helping bees. Sadly in many cases the exact opposite is […]