Events

Saturday 16th March, 10.00 – 12.30
Nature Ramble.
Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them. All welcome.

Sunday 17th March, 10.00 – 12.00
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.
Wildlife gardening and making homes for nature at Forest Farm. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903.

Wednesday 20th March, 19.30
Evening talk.
“Wildlife in the Vale of Glamorgan” by Linda Nottage. Ararat Centre for the Community (The Church on the Common), Plas Treoda, Whitchurch, Cardiff . CF14 1PT. Tea and biscuits. ALL WELCOME

April

Sunday 14th April, 10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering.
ALL WELCOME. Contact Martin on 07952 926145. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch. CF14 7JJ

Wednesday 17th April, 19.30
Evening talk and AGM.
A presentation of wildlife photographs by Alec Stewart, one of the Community Park Rangers, followed by our AGM. Ararat Centre for the Community (by the church on the common), Plas Treoda, Whitchurch, Cardiff . CF14 1PT. Tea and biscuits. ALL WELCOME

Sat 20th April, 10.00 – 12.30
Nature Ramble.
Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 21st April, 13.00 – 15.00
Easter Eggstravanagza.
Join the Rangers team for some eggciting Easter-themed arts and craft activities.Meet at the Warden Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch CF14 7JJ. £2.00 per child. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

May

Wednesday 8th May, 18.00
Foods of the Forest.
Take a pleasant stroll around Forest Farm Country Park with the Community Park Rangers and discover the tasty treats Mother Nature has in store at this time of year. Round off the walk by tasting some of the delicious delicacies. Meet at the Warden Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch CF14 7JJ. £4.50 per person. Wheelchair accessible

Sunday 12th May, 10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering.
ALL WELCOME. Contact Martin on 07952 926145. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch. CF14 7JJ

Saturday 18th May, 10.00 – 12.30
Nature Ramble.
Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 19th May, 10.00 – 12.00
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.
Pond-dipping and bug-hunting at LLanishen Park. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone Community Rangers on 02920 445 903

June

Saturday 1st June, 10.00 -16.00
Forest Farm Summer Open Day.
A day of fun packed wildlife activities with the Community Park Rangers and RSPB Cymru is perfect for families. Pond-dipping, bug hunting and bird spotting. There will also be a fun dog show: please be prompt for 12.30pm if you would like to enter. A day of family ‘wild’ time with nature and a chance to explore, discover and relax. Forest Farm Conservation Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 7JJ. Free activities and free parking available on site.

Sunday 9th June, 10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering.
ALL WELCOME. Contact Martin on 07952 926145. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch. CF14 7JJ

Saturday 15th June, 10.00 – 12.30
Nature Ramble.
Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch CF14 7JJ for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 16th June, 10.00-12.00
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.
Moth identification session at Forest Farm, led by George Tordoff of Butterfly Conservation. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone Community Rangers on 02920 445 903

Sat 22nd June, 10.00-13.00
Wildlife Photography Workshop.
Want to take better pictures of your local wildlife? Join the Community Park Rangers for an introduction to some basic photographic techniques and field craft skills – how to set up a feeding site, use of hides and other tips to improve your wildlife images. Meet at the Forest Farm Conservation Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch Cardiff, CF14 7JJ For more information contact the Ranger Service on: 02920 445 903.