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Magic of Heathlands – MERROW RESIDENTS’ TALK VIA ZOOM
February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Magic of Heathlands” by Michael Jones and Ruth Shelton of the Thames Basin Heaths Partnership, hosted by Merrow Residents’ Association on 22 February at 8pm on Zoom. If you would like to join us, please e-mail Charlie Meakin, our event organiser, on firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a link.
Discover the fascinating world of local heathlands, nocturnal birds steeped in folklore, carnivorous plants and super-fast beetles with ferocious jaws. Delve into a habitat that once supported local communities, home to all 6 species of native reptiles, of elusive butterflies that can disappear right in front of your eyes and many more fascinating species. All on our local Surrey heathlands, including Whitmoor Common!
Learn about a landscape that people once relied on, that now relies on us to thrive. Find out…
• What heathland is
• Why it’s special
• What’s being done to protect it
• How you can help
‘Meet’ some incredible wildlife and hear about the extraordinary work local councils are doing to conserve the heaths for generations to come. Find out more about the Thames Basin Heaths Partnership at tbhpartnership.org.uk