18 October. Talk by Nick Baker: ‘Building a Naturalist’ , Kindle Centre, Hereford

Doors open at 5.30pm for those members attending the Trust’s AGM which will run from 6pm to 7pm.  Orchard Origins will be running a bar throughout the evening from 6.30pm onwards.  The talk will start at 7.45pm.

Venue:  The Kindle Centre, ASDA Supermarket, Belmont Road, Hereford HR2 7JE

Cost: £12 (plus £1.50 online booking fee).  Booking is essential:  Book online or call 01432 356872.

All funds raised will support Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s work across its 55 nature reserves and Herefordshire’s landscapes.

Following Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s AGM, naturalist, author and TV presenter Nick Baker will give a talk which will be part autobiography and part a hard hitting call to action.  Building a Naturalist is a journey through the development of a life-long biophile.  Expect a journey that spans the last 44 years and zings all over the planet – connecting via experiences – familiar UK habitats to stories from more exotic shores.  Nick will touch on subjects as broad as how keeping caterpillars in a jam jar lead to working with Britain’s rarest butterfly, how playing with grass snakes helped Nick tackle a cobra, the similarities between badgers and black rhinos and how the most endangered species in the world is a child playing free in nature.  This talk explores why this is and suggests how we might go about rewinding a young generation and in doing so – save the world.


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