Open Cast Workings at Rainton Meadows, early 1990s

Wildlife at Home: Joe's Pond & Rainton Meadows


Joe's Pond,

Joe’s Pond Nature Reserve, Fencehouses, DH4 6PU
Discover the history of Joe’s Pond and Rainton Meadows and learn how the nature reserve is managed by Durham Wildlife Trust today.

Event details


7:00pm - 8:15pm
A static map of Wildlife at Home: Joe's Pond & Rainton Meadows

About the event

Discover the coal mining history of Joe’s Pond and Rainton Meadows, the transformation to nature reserve and find out how the area is managed by Durham Wildlife Trust today.  
The virtual talk will be broadcast on Zoom and will be led by officers from the Trust.  
This is a free event as part of the Houghton Feast 2020 but donations to the Trust are welcomed.


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Free, Donations Encouraged

Additional booking information

Only book one place per household/screen. Once you have registered for the event you will be sent an email via Eventbrite with the zoom details, please keep this email handy. The emails are automated upon signing up, please check your spam folders if you cannot see the email in your inbox.

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Emily Routledge
Contact number: 0191 584 3112

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