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  • Caspian tern causes a splash at Derbyshire nature reserve – seen in the UK less than 300 times

    Friday 22nd July, 2016

    Caspian tern at Carr Vale, Richard Taylor

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  • Bird more commonly seen in the Arctic Circle spotted in Derbyshire for first time in 19 years

    Friday 22nd July, 2016

    Sabine's gull at Carr Vale, Dave Came

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Wild summer drop in sessions - Carsington Water

Wednesday 27th July 2016,
11.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Wildlife Discovery Room, Carsington Water

From pond dipping to making mini dens, sweep netting to cooking on the camp fire, there is plenty to keep the kids outdoors this summer!

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Pic, Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills Photography