Parkland Explorers - Freshwater Investigation
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Parkland Explorers - Freshwater Investigation

13:00 - 15:00
Prices from £3.00
Adults and families

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Want to get involved with our Parkland Explorers session? The fresh water investigation session is a great opportunity to explore local ponds within our parkland and identify the plants and creatures living within the waters. You’ll learn how to identify species with your pond identification sheet and enjoy using nets and trays to sift through what you’ve found. Enjoy this session for only £3! Please be aware that anyone aged 12-18 yrs must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Lodge Lake


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    Lodge Lake is one of the city's ‘on-line’ balancing lakes. It was created in 1981 by building a dam across the Loughton Brook. This holds back water as flow rates in the brook increase, helping to prevent flooding in downstream areas. The lake is perfect for a short outing - a gentle walk around the lake edge takes about 30 minutes - with plenty of interest on and off the water year-round.

    None on site; the nearest shops are located in Great Holm about five minutes’ walk to the west. A Chinese restaurant, the Kam Tong Garden, overlooks the lake.