Getting close to the subject is a fun thing to do as a wildlife photographer!
Janet being led towards an exciting discovery!
Half Term Fun – History Trail at Richmond Park Just over 50 children came to the trail on Thursday 27th November and the group were treated to a session where they got the opportunity learn more about the history of Richmond Park. Families were treated to viewing items from the Hearsum Collection and took part in a little session learning …
Following our morning identifying and counting butterflies in Pembroke Lodge, Charlotte and Zoe sent in their beautiful and accurate drawings. Discoverers contributions to the site always welcome!
Discoverers met at Pembroke Lodge Gardens on Sunday 7th August to learn about the life of butterflies and to practise identifying them. It was a really fun morning enjoyed by all!
On Friday 8th July and Friday 29th July, Discoverers went out at dusk to look for little owls.
To see what we got up to at Ham Fair click the above link. Discoverers were excited to attend Ham Fair last Saturday. Under a green gazebo the volunteers had arranged lots of activities for young people to explore! The most popular was badge making and not only was this super fun but the badges were environmentally friendly also!
The Platinum Jubilee Teddy Bears’ Picnic held in the Isabella Plantation on May 31st was a huge success! Almost 120 children and their families attended, accompanied by their teddies. Click the link above to read more.
Last weeks Birdwatching Event started bright and early at 7.30am as it was all about the The Dawn Chorus. Families were treated to a beautiful symphony from birds such as Blackcaps, Garden Warbler’s and Blackbirds. During Spring the Park comes alive with not only birdsong but its also the best time to discover the lovely trees and plants that start …
Who and what might live in Richmond Park? On Thursday 14th April, The Friends of Richmond Park Discoverers and Holly Lodge Education Centre joined forces again and put on a free event for children to show them what homes the animals in Richmond Park build at this time of year. Among other items, we had an extensive array of birds’ …