City Nature Challenge 2019: Bat Walk, Small Mammal Trapping and Moth Trapping

Friday, 26 April, 2019 - 10:30 to Saturday, 27 April, 2019 - 16:00

Join Manchester City of Trees for an evening and morning of woodland nature detecting and find out what lives alongside us in Sandilands Wood Wythenshawe

Part of the Manchester City Nature Challenge, we’ll be spend time recording bats, as well as woodland moths, small mammals and wildflowers.

Friday 26th April - 7:30pm to 10pm - Small mammal surveying, moth trapping and a bat walk. 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Set up mammal and moth traps. The evening will start with learning how to set and position small mammal traps (All mammal traps do not harm the animals in any way). 8:30pm onwards - Walk around the wood using bat detectors to listen into Sandilands bats.

Saturday - 5:45am to 7:30am - Join us again to see the sun rise! We’ll collect in small mammal traps and see what we’ve found, followed by wild flower and plant identification walk.

For both events meet at the City of Trees Big Red Flag, Sandilands Wood, Carrswood Road, Wythenshawe. M23 9HR. No need to book. Children welcome.

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