Latest Past Events

My Nature Diary Painting Activity (Session 6)

Join our next Nature Diary painting activity! Each month throughout 2021 Majjistral Park we will be hosting an online activity demonstrating how to draw wildflowers, insects, birds, mammals and more. This month we will be drawing and painting the Mediterranean Chameleon (Kamalejont). This activity is aimed at children but adults are welcome too.   Details: Date: Saturday, 5th June 2021 Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm Duration: Approximately 1 hour Materials needed: Paper*, Pencil, Rubber, Newspaper (to protect surface from paint), Paint (ideally watercolour)**, White paint (poster/acrylic/gouache), Water pot filled with water, Palette to mix paint in, Old t-shirt/ material (to wipe brushes), Soft paint brushes (thin and medium sizes), Rough paper to test colours. *To create the whole Nature Diary you will need 13 pieces that are the same size. The best paper to use if you are using watercolours is watercolour paper. Our Events Officer uses paper from a watercolour pad so that she doesn’t need to cut the paper. If you do not have watercolour paper thick painting paper (eg. sketching paper) should also be ok but it would be a good idea to test it first. **Watercolour paints can be substituted with coloured pencils or poster paint but […]

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Majjistral Park Online Talks: “Wildlife Rescue with Nature Trust – FEE Malta”

    The Maltese Islands may be small but they are rich in biodiversity and provide habitats to a wide variety of wildlife species. The survival of many of these wildlife species is unfortunately threatened due to human impacts but, armed with the right knowledge we can all help to reduce (or even reverse) the harm that these impacts have. During our next Majjistral Park Online Talk “Wildlife Rescue with Nature Trust Malta” our guest speaker Ms Angelique Lofaro from Nature Trust will be sharing this knowledge. Topics which will be discussed: 👉 An introduction to the Wildlife Rescue team 👉 Species that can be rescued 👉 The most common injuries 👉 How people can help 👉 What to do/not to do if you encounter an injured animal 👉 Turtle nesting season 👉 What to do/not to do if you encounter a nesting turtle 👉 Questions from participants.     Details: Date: Wednesday, 26th May 2021 Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm Duration: Approximately 1 hour Location: Online Price: Free   Register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the button below: Register here! Please note: ✔ Zoom version - Please make sure you have the latest version of Zoom […]

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International Day for Biodiversity – Malta with Nature2020

Majjistral Nature and History Park and BirdLife Malta would like to invite you to take part in with Nature2020 an international event to raise awareness on the importance of protecting our local nature and ecosystem.On Saturday 22nd May 2021 we will be celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity! Majjistral Nature and History Park together with BirdLife Malta, are aiming to give a strong message on the need to protect the diversity in our local ecosystem. This will be done by laying 500 pieces of coloured clothing on the ground which will generate a giant image from above of an endangered plant or animal species. For Malta we have chosen the Yelkouan Shearwater.   Details: Date: Saturday 22 May 2021 Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm Duration: Approximately 90 minutes Location: Online   This is where you can help!  You can participate by donating items of clothing or other textiles in specific colours to create the image. We need clothing in: WHITE, GREY or BLACK. This is a great chance to get rid of some old clothes! We are also accepting towels, sheets and other textile garments in these colours. Why not ask your friends and family too and donate a whole collection at once? The drop off location for your clothes or textiles is Salina […]

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