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Secret World Wildlife Rescue

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New Road, East Huntspill
Highbridge , Somerset TA9 3PZ United Kingdom
01278 783250 www.secretworld.org

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August 2019

10:00 am – 12:00 pm | August 29 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild Academy: Birds of Prey

Inspire your children’s curiosity and love of British wildlife.

Find out more about the UK’s amazing birds of prey: where they live, how to identify them, and what they eat.  We’ll also be meeting some of our resident birds of prey and getting creative.   All accompanied children welcome, best suited for children aged 4-11. £6 per child.  Ticket price includes a drink and biscuit, and a hot drink for the adults.  Advanced booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.   Wild Academy workshops are our school holiday activities, where children…

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September 2019

10:00 am – 11:30 am | September 11 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 14 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. Children of 14 years and over are welcome, provided a parent or other responsible adult also attends the course. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the…

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12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | September 15 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

It’s a Knockout!

We are hosting an ‘It’s a Knockout’ style event. It will be a family fun day with food, drink, entertainment & lots for the children to do too. There will be fun, fast-paced races, including obstacle courses, relay races, fancy dress races & lots more messy fun races! The admission prices for the whole day are £5 for adults & £2 for children. There will be stalls, food & drink tents, activities & entertainment. If you wish to enter a…

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10:00 am – 11:30 am | September 25 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 28 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 2

Wildlife Handling and Care.

  This wildlife course will discuss how to handle animals in a safe and responsible way, using appropriate protective equipment as necessary. This course is for people who have already attended SWWR’s Introduction to wildlife rehabilitation and release course (Wildlife Course 1). Children of 14 years and over are welcome provided a parent or other responsible adult also attends the course.   Attention to hygiene is important, both to protect ourselves and to avoid spread of infections to animals and…

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October 2019

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm | October 1 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Bird Of Prey Photography Experience

Photography opportunity at Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Are you keen on photography and wildlife? Would you like to get up close to our birds of prey and take the opportunity to polish up on your photography skills? We have a Kestrel, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Bengal Eagle Owl and Eurasian Eagle Owl who love to show off to the camera. Group sizes are limited to eight so we can ensure everyone has the opportunity to spend time with the birds and capture their perfect pictures. A light lunch…

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10:00 am – 11:30 am | October 9 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | October 12 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 3

Assessment and First Aid in Wildlife Casualties

This wildlife course, led by lecturer Liz Mullineaux (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), will discuss how to assess and examine rescued animals at admission, as we do here at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course is for people who have already attended SWWR’s Introduction to wildlife rehabilitation and release course (Wildlife Course 1). Children of 14 years and over are welcome provided a parent or other responsible adult also attends the course. Triage is the process by which we decide which…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | October 13 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course for Veterinary Professionals

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release for Veterinary Professionals - CPD Training

This wildlife course is designed for veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses, veterinary students and student veterinary nurses and looks at the ethical problems relating to wildlife casualties and the possible consequences of their release. Others who work in a veterinary environment (receptionists, animal care assistants etc.) will also find the course of interest.  The course, led by Dr Liz Mullineaux MRCVS (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), includes Triage which is the process by which we decide which animals we…

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm | October 29 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Bird Of Prey Photography Experience

Photography opportunity at Secret World birds of prey.

Are you keen on photography and wildlife? Would you like to get up close to our birds of prey and take the opportunity to polish up on your photography skills? We have a Kestrel, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Bengal Eagle Owl and Eurasian Eagle Owl who love to show off to the camera. Group sizes are limited to eight so we can ensure everyone has the opportunity to spend time with the birds and capture their perfect pictures. A light lunch…

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November 2019

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 10 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. Children of 14 years and over are welcome, provided a parent or other responsible adult also attends the course. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the…

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10:00 am – 11:30 am | November 13 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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An otter thriving on the Somerset Levels

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 24 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 4

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release.

This wildlife course will focus on the pre-release assessment and eventual release of a wildlife casualty after it has been treated. This is an area of wildlife care that is sometimes not considered well enough by wildlife rehabilitators.  This course is for people who have already attended SWWR’s Introduction to wildlife rehabilitation and release course (Wildlife Course 1). Children of 14 years and over are welcome provided a parent or other responsible adult also attends the course. The course, led by…

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10:00 am – 11:30 am | November 27 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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December 2019

10:00 am – 11:30 am | December 11 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Owlets toddler group – Christmas Special

Inspire your little ones’ love for nature and wildlife during our regular toddler group.

Owlets sessions are fun and interactive, and will encourage 2-4 year olds to learn about the natural environment through stories, games, outdoor activities, crafts, and play.   Join us during term time on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 10-11.30am.   £6 per child.  Younger siblings that are not participating are also welcome free of charge.  Ticket price includes a drink, snack, and a hot drink for the adults. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  All children…

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