Notts Wildlife Trusts Retford Group

by | 7 March 2018 | Retford, Wildlife

Notts Wildlife Trust’s Retford Group’s will be welcoming back, by popular request, wildlife photographer and experienced naturalist John Jones to their meeting on Thursday 8th March at 7.30pm. John will this time be giving an illustrated talk entitled ‘The Stokholm Experience’, a natural history of Stokholm Island, situated off the coast of Pembrokeshire.

Stokholm is Norse for ‘wooded island’ and, along with its sister island Skomer, is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is run by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. Surrounded by a Marine Nature Reserve, it is important for breeding seabirds, having the third largest Manx Shearwater colony anywhere. Large numbers of Storm Petrels, Puffins, Guillemots and Razorbills also nest there.

The talk takes place at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre, Great North Road, Retford DN22 6SG. Everyone is welcome. The fee is £3.00, which includes light refreshments and there will be a raffle in aid of group funds, which are put towards local wildlife conservation projects.

For further information or if you would like to be added to the Retford Group’s email list, or require further information about this event, please contact Jan Williamson at or call 01777 709974.