|Walk:||A stroll around the Brockholes Nature Reserve followed by lunch in the Restaurant or Conference Centre, AMM business and a presentation "Ribble Life Together'.|
|Start Point:||Brockholes car park PR5 0AG|
|Weather:||Sunny but cold|
|Comments:||Fylde Ramblers Group AMM. The day started with a stroll around Brockholes Nature Reserve when John, a volunteer helper, gave us snippets of information at various points en route. The AMM business was followed by a very interesting presentation 'Ribble Life Together'.|
At the entrance to the Visitor Centre . .
there are clear reflections on one side . . .
and on the other side . . .
it is time for breakfast
More reflections as we leave the Visitor Centre . . .
via the boardwalk
John explains about activities in this area but . . .
someone isn't taking any notice!
If you go down to the woods today . . .
you can post your letters to Santa
Another stop to hear more about the activities
Pheasants don't just enter the bird feeding area . . .
one finds a way to access the food in the cage . . .
while another takes over the bird table
Cormorants enjoy the sun . . .
and the nearby Hide . . .
provides lots of information
One example of many activities - building a shelter
A kestrel enjoys . . .
its latest catch
A flow monitor . . .
on the River Ribble
To the left of the building . . .
this area has been cleared of willow
A leisurely lunchtime . . .
gives time to spot interesting angles
AMM Business is followed by a coffee / tea break . . .
before gathering for a presentation entitled 'Ribble Life Together'
given by Harvey Hamilton-Thorpe from the Ribble Rivers Trust
Time to go home - as the light starts to fade