Reserve offers day to explore Wensum

People will be able to find out all about the river Wensum and the wildlife it supports at an event in Norfolk next month.Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, host of BBC Springwatch, is hosting the fourth Wild About the Wensum day on Saturday, May 22 from 10am to 5pm.

People will be able to find out all about the river Wensum and the wildlife it supports at an event in Norfolk next month.

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, host of BBC Springwatch, is hosting the fourth Wild About the Wensum day on Saturday, May 22 from 10am to 5pm.

The event coincides with the 2010 International Day of Biodiversity which sees events around the world highlighting the importance of our habitat and wildlife.

Visitors will find local craft demonstrations, mobile making, face painting, a bird radio tracking game, bird identification sessions with local experts and many more games and adventures.


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Admission to Pensthorpe and the event is free on the day, with a nominal �4 car parking charge per vehicle to help make it financially sustainable and to encourage car sharing.

Deb Jordan, Pensthorpe's owner, said: 'This is our fourth annual Wild About the Wensum celebration. Last year more than 4,000 people attended the event and we hope that many more local people will take the opportunity to come on May 22 to discover this amazing natural world on their doorstep.'

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