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Okehampton U3A Monthly Meeting - March 30 
Okehampton U3A ‚?®University of the Third Age The March meeting will take place at the Ockment Centre, North Street at 2.30 on Thursday 30th March 2017 There will be a talk by Robin Hill entitled The Elusive Dormouse - a Tale of Two Species What is special about dormice? You can find out in this talk about the hazel dormice on north Dartmoor in the Skaigh Valley, Belstone. Robin will focus on the general ecology of the species including food, habitat, nests, breeding, hibernation etc. and how our unpredictable climate is impacting on them. There will be information about the national dormouse monitoring programme and the surveying carried out in Belstone where 50 nest boxes have been positioned through the valley. The talk will be illustrated with digital images and video clips.
Location EX20 1AR