Nature and Wildlife stallholders

Petersfield Community Garden

Petersfield Community Garden

Petersfield Community Garden are a warm and friendly group of people who love to grow flowers, fruit and vegetables; learning from and sharing skills with one another. The Garden and orchard were started in 2013 for the benefit of the local community. Most contributors are from Petersfield and the surrounding villages and everyone has a say in how the garden is developed.  They run garden events throughout the year, such as wassailing the orchard, picnics and bonfires, and open days.

Petersfield Community Garden website

Friends of Petersfield Heath

Friends of Petersfield Heath

Friends of Petersfield Heath are an active group that loves Petersfield Heath. Their main objective is to help Petersfield Town Council conserve and manage Petersfield Heath as an area of natural heathland, grassland, woodland and water for the enjoyment of all those who use it. At the stall you will find information on the species that call the heath home and the work the Friends undertake to maintain and improve the heath as an asset for both wildlife and amenity. They will also run guided walks of the heath throughout the day.

Petersfield Heath website

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) is a UK-based wildlife charity dedicated to the conservation of two important groups of animals. They do this by working with partners and influencing others through advocacy, education and increasing awareness. ARC manages 80 nature reserves, covering over 2,000 hectares across Britain.

ARC website

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

All bees are a vital part of our local and global ecosystem. By education and interaction the Bumblebee Conservation Trust hopes to inspire a love and appreciation of bees in all their myriad forms. They aim to enhance the understanding of bumblebee ecology and conservation, increase the quality and quantity of habitat and inspire and enable a diverse range of people to take action for bumblebees.

 

Bumblebee Conservation website

Hampshire Bat Group

Hampshire Bat Group

Hampshire Bat Group aims to promote bat conservation in the county through events, walks, and talks. Bats need our help because they face many threats, including from loss of habitat, loss of roost sites, light pollution and decline in the abundance of nocturnal insects. Their stall will include information boards and leaflets about British bats, together with bat-themed items for sale and a children's craft activity where they can decorate their own 'bat finger puppets'.

Hampshire Bat Group website

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts, all standing up for the natural world. Together they are the nation’s most active and influential nature conservation partnership, protecting wildlife in every part of the British Isles. For over 60 years HIWWT have protected the wildlife and wild places of Hampshire, the Island and our local seas. With the invaluable support of volunteers and members they manage over 60 nature reserves. 

HIWWT website

RSPB

RSPB

The RSPB is a charity for the conservation of birds and nature. They bring those who love birds and other wildlife and those who want to take action to restore the health and diversity of the natural world together. An interactive wildlife information stand, demonstrating different wildlife habitats. Offering wildlife advice and information on their conservation work, education programmes and local RSPB reserves.

RSPB website

PeCAN, Petersfield Town Council, South Downs National Park and East Hampshire District Council logos