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Nature and Science Trail

October 7 @ 23:0023:30
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Daily until Sat October 21, 2017
Vogrie Country Park

A self-led trail through the beautiful woodland of Vogrie to discover some super nature facts under a canopy of autumn colour. Pick up a trail pack from Vogrie House, and then go explore!

Walkie Talkies: Dog Walk

October 8 @ 10:3012:00
Vogrie Country Park

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but you and your canine companion can join a walk dedicated to exploring the science behind dog behaviour, health and welfare. Join scientists and behaviour experts from The Roslin Institute and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies to find out about our work with dogs of all shapes and sizes as we walk around the scenic Vogrie Country Park. The walk will set off from the Vogrie car park…

Wild Science

October 8 @ 11:0015:00
Vogrie Country Park

A day of scientific adventures awaits at Vogrie Country Park. Connect with nature, explore the elements and release your wild side! Out in the park, complete our scavenger hunt, become a red squirrel detective, search for fossils or try your hand at pond dipping. Under canvas there will be lots of science demonstrations, crafts and activities, and maybe some slimy or furry friends to meet too! You can grab some tips about how to build a better relationship with your…

Geocaching: Worlds Largest Treasure Hunt

October 8 @ 13:0016:00
Vogrie Country Park

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Using a GPS enabled device (even your smartphone will do!) Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache hidden at that location. Discover the world of geocaching with help from our geocaching friends in Midlothian. Find out all about the world’s biggest treasure hunt!

Campfire Cooking

October 17 @ 13:0016:00
Roslin Glen Country Park

Join us in the woods and learn to turn sparks in to flames and fires into cups of tea. And we will be using our best bush craft skills to whistle up the Kelly kettle and toast marshmallows to perfection! Meet at the visitor car park.

Minibeast Hunt

October 18 @ 14:0016:00
Vogrie Country Park

Get up close and personal with some super creepy crawlies! Join the Rangers on a minibeast hunt around Vogrie exploring different minibeast habitats and learning where bugs like to lurk. bug finding and observing kit provided - but you are very welcome to bring your own along too!

Pond Dipping

October 22 @ 13:0016:00
Vogrie Country Park

We have all the equipment you need to explore the best spot at Vogrie to view nature at work in the underwater world. Bring your wellies along and get ready to splash in the water to find some slimy creatures and maybe even a frog or two!

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