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Hedgehog Week

Find out about the exciting events taking place you can get involved with!

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Earlier this semester, we shared with you the great news that our Campus has been recognised as a Bronze Level Hedgehog Friendly Campus thanks to the work of our Environmental Enterprise Society's Hedgehog Team. Now they have a whole week worth's of events and activities (please ensure you comply with current restrictions and social distancing when taking part in any in person events). Check out more details and links below:

Join the Fun Events during HEDGEHOG WEEK from the 10th - 16th May!  

***Please note: booking your space for all in-person events is mandatory and all events will be organised and conducted within current COVID guidelines***

Monday 10th May

- Hedgehog Conservation Talk @ 16:00 on MS Teams (link here)

 Join us on this talk to find out why hedgehogs are vulnerable to extinction, what we are doing on campus and how you can help! 

Tuesday 11th May 

 - Hedgehog First Aid Training @ 16:00 on MS Teams (link here)

Join Hedgehog Friendly Campus on a call to learn how to help a hedgehog in need! 

Wednesday 12th May  

- Hedgehog Survey Workshop @ 11:30 in the Atrium. Let's find out how many hedgehogs we have on campus! No previous experience required. First session is approx. 3 hours. The hedgehog tunnels we deploy on Wednesday must then be checked for prints every morning for 5 days. You don't have to be there every day but MUST join for the training on Wednesday. 

- Hedgehog House Building Session @ 14:00-16:00 at the Gardens.  

 Let's destress by building some hedgehog houses at the University Gardens! All materials will be provided. The houses will be placed on campus for hedgehogs to hibernate in next winter. 

 Reserve your spot (mandatory): hedgehogstirling@outlook.com 

Thursday 13th May  

- Scavenger Hunt (with PRIZES!) @ 14:00-18:00 Outside the Atrium near the Bridge.  

The Scavenger Hunt is around 3km long, the same distance a hedgehog usually walks in a night! Get your friends together in a team and have a great day outside! £25 Amazon vouchers for fastest team and best selfie with clues!  

 Reserve your spot (mandatory): hedgehogstirling@outlook.com 

Friday 14th May  

- BIG Hedgehog Quiz @ 19:00-21:00 on MS Teams (link here). Form teams with your friends and compete in a fun night for prizes!   

Saturday 15th May

- Hogfriendly Litter Pick @ 14:00-16:00 outside the Atrium at the Bridge. Materials provided. Let's keep our campus clean!  

Reserve your spot (mandatory): hedgehogstirling@outlook.com 

Sunday 16th May

- Hedgehog Highway Building @ TBC. Let's create some passage ways for our spiny friends so that they can find food and mates all around campus! 

Reserve your spot (mandatory): hedgehogstirling@outlook.com 

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