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February Events at Elan Valley

Elan's Human Heritage Exhibition:
Throughout February / 10am - 4pm
Our Artists in Residence consider how the Elan Valley has been influenced by humans, and how humans influenced the valley in this new exhibition.

Elan Links : Lower Plant ID and Survey Training:
Tue 11 Feb / 10:00 - 4pm
Location: Elan Links Office, Elan Village.
The fourth in a series of 5 sessions learning how to identify mosses, liverworts, ferns and lichens.
The day will be spent partly indoors and partly outside. Meet at the Elan Links Office in Elan Village. Not the Visitor Centre.
Identification training will lead into a series of surveys of the lower plants in the Elan Valley. These are hugely important in the valley as they make up a large proportion of the vegetation present.

Planetarium Shows:
Sun 16 Feb / 11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm
Join the University of Aberystwyth on an exciting planetarium journey of our Universe. Places are free but limited so please book in advance by calling 01597 810880.

Dam Open Hour:
Tues 18 Feb / 2 - 3pm
Venture into Pen y Garreg Dam, enjoy a bird's-eye view of the dam and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan. Park at Penbont car park, no need to book.

Paint Your Own Nest Box & Make a Bird Feeder:
Wed 19 Feb to Fri 21 Feb / 11am - 3pm
Four sessions per day at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. 5 per nest box, payable on the day. Places are limited, so please book on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children.

Blast Off! Bottle Rockets:
Sat 22 Feb / 10am - 12noon / 1pm - 3pm
Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket. 3 for your rocket materials. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children.

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