Public events in the Park organised by NMWG - 2001 to 29 March 2015
Pond dipping, 11 May 2014 Google Photos - Picasa archive There was a good turnout for this event, including 11 children
Pond surveying, 23 January 2014 Google Photos - Picasa archive
Dr Jocelyne Hughes and Robert Aquilina led a survey by students on an Oxford University course in ecological survey techniques (Insect Taxonomy & Field Sampling Skills). The course was a collaboration between the Department for Continuing Education and the University Museum of Natural History.
Wildflowers of the Park 30 June 2013 Flickr A walk led by Judy Webb on Sunday, 30 June 2013. Click on a photo to see it full size - use arrows to move through photos. While looking at plants beside the stream, one of the group found a Water Scorpion, an uncommon bug that resembles a land scorpion in some ways.
Tree identification walk around the park 21 October 2012 Flickr (click on 'Show info' to see captions)
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 Members of the New Marston 'Tuesday Coffee Group' were taken on a guided tour of the Park by Judy Webb, before everyone returned to the Scout Hut for coffee and cakes - for slideshow click here. Picasa - link currently not working due to Google changes in Aug 2016 - will be fixed.
Pond-dipping, Sunday 27 May 2012 Photobucket Oxford City Council very kindly lent the group nets, trays, laminated information sheets and transparent pots with magnifying lids for the event - all essential and much appreciated.
Wildflower identification Saturday, 19 June 2011 Unfortunately the rain deterred many people from attending but a few hardy supporters turned up to get tips on wildflower identification from Dr Judy Webb. Picasa - link currently not working due to Google changes in Aug 2016 - will be fixed.
Pond-dipping, Sunday 8 May 2011 Photobucket
The Park's Wildflowers Saturday, 17 July 2010 Flickr Dr Judy Webb led a walk around the park, identifying the flowers in bloom.
Bug Hunt Sunday, 26 June 2010 Flickr
Moth Night in the park, 28 May 2010
First pond dipping event in new ponds 12 September, 2009 Photobucket
Planting trees donated by the Over-50s group 7 December 2008 Picasa - link currently not working due to Google changes in Aug 2016 - will be fixed.
Wildlife Garden event 23 Aug 2008 Flickr
Pond dipping in the old pond 29 Sept 2007 Flickr