St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

25 Jan

Open Day for York Residents’ Festival

Sat 25 Jan 2020 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

St Nicks Environment Centre, Rawdon Avenue, York, YO10 3ST

Open Day 2019 tour, by L. Outing
Open Day 2019 tour, by L. Outing

Discover the green heart of York, home to almost 1,000 species! Come and enjoy:

  • Free guided tours of the nature reserve start from the Environment Centre at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Family-friendly woodland trail and simple willow crafts
  • Biochar demonstration – warm up by the fire and find out how biochar improves soils and helps combat climate change
  • willow craftsAdvice on sustainability issues including recycling, as well as ecotherapy and volunteering opportunities
  • Crafts display and sale by Eco-Crafters
  • RSPB’s Garden Birdwatch – have an hour with nature: bring your own binoculars or borrow ours so you can record what birds you can in the reserve. We’ll be providing bum mats and cups of tea to keep you warm! Your observations will be added to the national as well as our own database so you’ll be contributing to the world’s largest wildlife survey.
  • Refreshments by the fire and more…

Free entry for all. Booking is not required but we would appreciate it you could register interest via Eventbrite if you can.
The Centre and most of the tour route are accessible for wheelchairs; unfortunately, the woodland trail is not. Please note that car parking at the Centre is limited. If possible, please use public transport, cycle or walk (see our Directions page to plan your journey). The event is part of York Residents’ Festival organised by Visit York.

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Online bookings are not available for this event.