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Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre

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3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
01324 486475 https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/jupiter-urban-wildlife-centre/

July 2017

Jupiter’s Magical Meadows

01/07/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Wild flower meadow

Celebrate National Meadows Day by finding out about the importance of Scotland's wildflower meadows. A single meadow can be home to over 80 different flowers. Learn how to tell them apart,…

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April 2018

Captivating creepy crawlies

04/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Join us on a hunt around Jupiter for all things creepy and crawly. This event is aimed at 5-12 year olds. Please reserve your tickets on this page.

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A squash and a squeeze

11/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Outdoor Book Challenge 2018/2019 we will be bringing Julia Donaldson's book, " A squash and a squeeze" to life at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre. This event…

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A squash and a squeeze

11/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Outdoor Book Challenge 2018/2019 we will be bringing Julia Donaldson’s book, ” A squash and a squeeze” to life at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre. This event…

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Wonderful water beasts

14/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Pond dipping at Jupiter

The ponds of Jupiter are filled with fantastic freshwater creatures. Come and discover who lives beneath the water and why they are so important. Suitable for ages 5 to 12…

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May 2018

Wild at art

19/05/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Get arty in the wild wild woods of Jupiter and craft some natural creations to take home. Suitable for ages 5-12. Booking essential.

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Forage for a feast

26/05/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Join the rangers of Jupiter as we search for wild food and edible treats. This event is suitable for ages 5 and up. Booking essential

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June 2018

Big Wild Weekend

16/06/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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As part of the 30 Days Wild campaign, come and celebrate the Wildlife Trusts' Big Wild Weekend here at Jupiter. Try your hand all sorts of activities to unleash your…

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Super slimers!

30/06/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Is it a slug or just a snail without a house? Do snails have teeth? Discover the secrets of these slimy critters and look for Jupiter's marvellous molluscs. Suitable for…

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July 2018

Wiggling worms and magnificent mud

04/07/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Did you know there are 26 worm species in the UK? Expect to get messy as we hunt for worms and splash about in the mud. Suitable for ages 5…

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Jupiter’s Bioblitz

14/07/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Be part of a scientific expedition and join the race to find as much wildlife as possible at this urban oasis. Together we will find and identify as many different…

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X marks the spot

18/07/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Test your map reading skills to find and solve the clues in Jupiter's awesome orienteering challenge. Drop in anytime between 2 and 4pm. Suitable for ages 5 and up.

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Butterflies are brilliant!

21/07/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Did you know that butterflies can taste with their feet? Come learn about these fascinating insects and help us count them as part of the big butterfly count 2018. This…

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The world in miniature

25/07/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Zoom in and explore the hidden world beneath your feet! What does it feel like to be a minibeast? See Jupiter in tiny detail. This event is aimed at children…

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August 2018

Jupiter’s great wildflower hunt

08/08/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Have you ever smelled meadowsweet? Does white dead-nettle sting? Can you eat tufted vetch? Join us for a wildflower discovery! Plantlife will be joining us at Jupiter for a walk…

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Soaring dragons and surprising damsels!

25/08/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2
Common darter dragonfly

Jupiter is home to a variety of dragonfly and damselfly species over the summer. Learn more about these wonderful insects and how to identify them. This event is for ages…

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September 2018

Batty bonanza

14/09/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

Are bats blind? Do they drink blood?? Join us for a twilight tour of Jupiter to search for bats, moths and other nocturnal creatures. Hot drinks will be served in…

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Help hedgehogs hibernate

15/09/2018 @ 2:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, many animals are starting to hibernate. Come to Jupiter and make a hibernation station to help hedgehogs have a cosy…

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October 2018

Autumn abundance

17/10/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

Autumn is the season of change. Join us to look for signs of the changing seasons and to design some natural crafts. This event is aimed at 5-12 year olds.

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Room on the broom

27/10/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

In conjunction with Under the Trees CIC we will be bringing Julia Donaldson's book, "Room on a broom" to life at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre. This event is aimed at…

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Room on the broom

27/10/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

In conjunction with Under the Trees CIC we will be bringing Julia Donaldson's book, "Room on a broom" to life at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre. This event is aimed at…

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November 2018

Brilliant beavers

10/11/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00
Beaver swimming

Why do beavers make dams? What is a keystone species? Come and learn all about beavers and the brilliant work they do in their habitat. This event is aimed at…

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December 2018

Christmas crafts

01/12/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

Light up the festive period with homemade willow lanterns and other Christmas crafts. The lantern parade will be held at 16:00 (weather permitting). Suitable for ages 5 and up.

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January 2019

Winter watchers

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

As part of Big Garden Birdwatch, we will take part in a survey of the birds that live at Jupiter and make some bird feeders to take home. Suitable for…

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February 2019

Go wild in the wild wild woods

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2.00

Do you have what it takes to survive in Jupiter's woods? Join the rangers to learn some bush craft skills and make yourself a woodland home. Suitable for ages 5-12.

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March 2019

Wildlife Weekend

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

It's World Wildlife Day on 3 March! The Marine Conservation Society will be joining us to show us how we can make our seas better for people and wildlife. Suitable…

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April 2019

Brilliant bugs!

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

Do you know the difference between a centipede and a millipede? Join us on a magical mini-beast adventure and discover more about Jupiter's tiny friends. Suitable for ages 5-12. 

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Phenomenal pond life!

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2
Pond dipping at Jupiter

The pond has woken up after winter and is now bursting with life! Have a go at dipping and see what you can catch. Suitable for ages 5-12.

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Whatever the weather

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

Did you know that trees can tell us all about the weather? Find out why, how to measure weather and how this affects wildlife. Suitable for ages 8 to 12.

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May 2019

Fabulous frogs

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

Did you know that the world's largest frog can grow up to 38cm?! Learn more fantastic froggy facts and fish about the ponds to see what we can find. Suitable…

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June 2019

Lovely ladybirds

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2
14-spot ladybird © John Bridges

This may be everyone's favourite beetle. Join us for ladybird larks and learn about these intriguing insects. Suitable for ages 5-12.

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Big wild weekend

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

Join us to celebrate the Wildlife Trusts' Big Wild Weekend. There will be an array of activities to help you to find your wild side. Suitable for all ages.

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July 2019

Beautiful Butterflies

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2 2 tickets left
Painted lady © Philip Precey

Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet? Join us to explore the world of these brilliant and beautiful creatures. Suitable for ages 5-12.

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Sensory Saturday

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, 3 Wood St
Grangemouth, FK3 8LH United Kingdom
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Free – £2

We don't always realise how important all of our senses are. Come along to Jupiter to explore the great outdoors using all your senses. Suitable for ages 5-12.

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