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WED 28 MAY

Family Amphibians Course

Epping Forest Field Centre, Loughton

Run by: Epping Forest Field Centre

Dip nets in our Centre ponds to try and capture the amphibians which live in Epping Forest. See amphibians close-up and find out many interesting facts. Age 7+

clock14:00–16:00

Suitable for any age

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This practical, hands-on course will involve dipping nets in our Centre ponds, to try and capture several of the species of amphibians which live in Epping Forest. You will have the chance to see amphibians close-up and find out many interesting facts.

Suitable for children aged 7 and over, but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

£6.00 per person

Special requirements

The course is aimed at families, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please bring appropriate clothing/footwear in case the ground is muddy, and plenty of enthusiasm.

Venue

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Epping Forest Field Centre

Epping Forest Field Centre, Pauls Nursery Road High Beach, Loughton, IG10 4AF

About this location

Epping Forest Field Centre is situated in High Beach adjacent to the main Visitors Centre for the forest. Situated Show more… inside the boundary of the first speedway track in the country, the area of approximately six acres has a range of habitats including ponds, woodland, grassland, a bird garden, a butterfly garden and sensory beds. Epping Forest Field Centre is situated in High Beach adjacent to the main Visitor Centre for the forest.Show less…

Epping Forest Field Centre is situated in High Beach adjacent to the main Visitors Centre for the forest. Situated inside the boundary of the first speedway track in the country, the area of approximately six acres has a range of habitats including ponds, woodland, grassland, a bird garden, a butterfly garden and sensory beds. Epping Forest Field Centre is situated in High Beach adjacent to the main Visitor Centre for the forest.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Epping Forest Field Centre.

Please register in advance.

Please ring 0208 502 8500 to reserve a place.

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