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NEWS RELEASE No: 1464624 MAY 2011

Kids go bug-eyed in Lincs

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Youngsters are being invited to come face-to-face with bug-eyed creatures!

A “bug-tastic” safari in search of mini beasts is being staged by the Forestry Commission in 340 hectare (900 acre) Chambers Farm Wood, near Wragby, on Tuesday 31 May.

Ranger Mary Porter said:

“Insects are wondrous creatures and we’ll be exploring the wood and offering tips on identifying them.  Children will also be able make an insect out of recycled materials to take home.”

The event is part of an exciting series of Junior Ranger wildlife activities scheduled for the beauty spot this summer.  The cost is £5 per person  (who must must be accompanied) and booking is required on 01623 822447.  The venue is the Chambers Farm Wood Centre off the B1206 Wragby to Bardney road and runs between 10am and 1pm.  

Note to editor

Forestry Commission England is the government department responsible for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woods and forests and increasing their value to society and the environment. Forestry makes a real contribution to sustainable development, providing social and environmental benefits arising from planting and managing attractive, as well as productive woodlands.  To find out more about the region’s woods log-on to

Media calls to Richard Darn on 0775 367 0038.