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A request from Hannah, a student at the University of Lincoln.
Please help her by taking part in the following short survey


Hi,
I am currently studying at the University of Lincoln in my 3rd year. I am working on my dissertation project which is investigating the influence nature has on life satisfaction and happiness. The study has been ethically approved by the university's ethics committee and does not require any personal information, unless you wish to receive a summary of the results by providing an email address.

Please could you complete my dissertation questionnaire. It only takes 15 minutes. We are looking for participants to complete an online questionnaire aimed to help us understand the positive effects that our interactions with nature can have on our happiness and life satisfaction. Thank you! https://unioflincoln.eu.qualtrics.com/…/…/SV_4PBjdxn3QlMgRUh
Kind Regards,
Hannah Taylor.


Greta Thunberg



Greta Thunberg and the Climate Crisis
In this passionate call to action, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why, in August 2018, she walked out of school and organized a strike to raise awareness of global warming, protesting outside the Swedish parliament and grabbing the world's attention. "The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions," Thunberg says. "All we have to do is to wake up and change." This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxStockholm, an independent event. TED's editors chose to feature it for you. Watch Video


2020 Calendar



2020 Calendar
The Group's 2020 calendar is now available to buy at indoor meetings and on coach trips. The calendar features photographs of British wildlife taken by members of the Group and is A4 size opening to A3 with plenty of space to add your notes against all the dates. The calendars are wire bound and cost £6.50 each. All proceeds from the sales of the calendars will be used to improve the facilities on RSPB nature reserves for both wildlife and people. ALL CALENDARS HAVE NOW BEEN SOLD.


Beddgelert

Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Holiday in Wales

In June 2019 the RSPB Lincoln Local Goup spent a week in Wales, based at Beddgelert, Snowdonia we visited various RSPB nature reserves and managed to see a good variety of habitats, birds and other wildlife. You can see a small selection of photos taken during the week here.


Peregrine

A juvenile peregrine
at Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral's peregrines

PEREGRINE WATCHPOINT at Lincoln Cathedral has finished for this year. The birds can still be seen around the Cathedral's main tower. Next year volunteers will be needed to show people the peregines on weekends in June and July. You can chose either a morning (11 am to 2 pm) or an afternoon (2 pm to 5 pm) - or all day if you prefer. If you are interested in helping please email info@lincolnrspb.org.uk for more information.


Birdfood sales
Due to the retirement of the existing bird food sales volunteers we are looking for someone to organise and sell birdfood at the monthly indoor meetings. You will need to have a suitable vermin-free storage area and be able to transport bags of bird food to the meetings. You will also need to re-order stock from our supplier as and when required and weigh and bag the birdfood ready for sale. If you are interested in helping please contact any committee member. Contact details are on the 'About Us' page.


Volunteering at Hartsholme Country Park
Volunteers are needed to show people the nesting herons at Hartsholme Country Park on any of the three weekends from Saturday 18 April to Sunday 3 May 2020. You can chose either a morning (10.30 am to 1.30 pm) or an afternoon (1.30 pm to 4.30 pm) - or all day if you prefer. No previous experience is required as you will be volunteering alongside experienced volunteers, you just need to enjoy meeting and speaking to people. If you are interested in helping please email info@lincolnrspb.org.uk for more information.


Volunteering at Langford Lowfields
Do you have a passion for nature?
We're looking for volunteers to spend a few hours a week chatting to visitors here at our Langford Lowfields Nature Reserve. We are looking for volunteers for Thursday morning, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - half and full days available. You'll be based at our lovely beach hut and be able to get involved with pond dipping and events.
Click here for more information.

News from Lakenheath Fen - August 2019
Click here to read the latest news from Lakenheath Fen

Free coach travel for children on Sunday coach outings
You can book one free coach seat for a child under the age of 16 for each adult seat you book and pay for in advance - any admission charges will still apply, only the coach travel is free. We realise that it can be expensive for families to visit nature reserves so we are making this offer to encourage more people to bring children with them and encourage them to take an interest in birds, wildlife and our wonderful natural heritage.

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