Guided Sunset Walk

Guided Snorkelling Tour at Golden Bay Golden Bay, Manikata

Join us for a Guided Sunset Walk at Majjistral Nature and History Park!   We will walk along the cliffs and witness spectacular views of the coastal landscape, experience the sounds of nature, learn about Malta’s flora and fauna and enjoy the sunset with beautiful surroundings. Details: Date: Saturday 18th July 2020 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Event Duration: 2 hours Fitness Level Required: Medium Price: €10 per Adult €3 per Child/ Student under 18 years Meeting Point: Majjistral Park Visitor Centre   To Book: Pre-booking and pre-payment is ESSENTIAL. Please book by sending an email to walks@majjistral.org. Details about how to pay will be sent by email. Please note: Payment will only be accepted via online transfer. Cash payments will NOT be accepted. We will issue a refund if anyone is unable to attend as long as pre-warning is given before the activity takes place. Participation in the activity will be refused if anyone is visibly unwell or has respiratory symptoms including coughing, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat; The Visitor Centre will be closed. Facilities like toilets will NOT be available; Vulnerable people (e.g. >65 years of age) participate at their own risk; A record of […]

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Guided Snorkelling Tour at Golden Bay

Guided Snorkelling Tour at Golden Bay Golden Bay, Manikata

Join Majjistral Park and Sharklab-Malta for a Guided Snorkelling Tour on the beach of Golden Bay (Ramla tal-Mixquqa).     Details: Date: Saturday, 24th October Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Duration: Approx 3 hrs (including coastal talk, briefing on shore) Participant requirements: ✔ Must be older than 9 years old ✔ Must be in good health ✔ Must be a good swimmer* ✔ Must have own snorkelling equipment Fees: Snorkelling for kids/students = €8 Snorkelling for adults = €10 To book or for more info please email us at walks@majjistral.org. Bookings will be taken up until 1pm the day before the event. Please note: *Participants must be able to swim at a slow pace for 2 hours although there will be opportunities to hold on to the swimmer zone buoys if you feel tired! **This activity is subject to weather conditions which may affect the enjoyment and safety of participants. The organisers may therefore have to postpone at short notice if they think that there is a risk of inappropriate weather.

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Tree Growing Online Workshop

Guided Snorkelling Tour at Golden Bay Golden Bay, Manikata

  We invite you to join us for an ONLINE webinar about how to grow indigenous trees! The webinar will be hosted by Majjistral Park with Adrian Gatt from The Grow 10 Trees Project as a guest speaker. We will talk about:   Afforestation projects at Majjistral Park The importance of trees Species types & Habitats in Malta Why we need trees in Malta Seed Collecting & Sowing tips How to grow Maltese Trees Questions Details Date: Wednesday 11th November 2020 Time: 20:00 - 21:00 (approximately 1 hour) Duration: Approx 1 hrs The first 30 registered participants will be given a packet of seeds! Let’s get planting! Register for this online webinar by clicking on the button below: REGISTER Please note: The price is free but we accept and appreciate any donations you would like to make through a bank transfer by using the below details: Beneficiary: Heritage Parks Federation A/C Funds IBAN: MT68VALL22013000000040019029993 BIC: VALLMTMT    

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Majjistral Park Online Talks: “Mammals in Malta”

  We would like to invite you to join us for an ONLINE talk about Maltese mammals! The talk will be hosted by Majjistral Park with Mr John Borg from National Museum of Natural History, Mdina, Malta as a guest speaker. The talk will discuss:  Past mammal species in Malta  Evolution of Maltese Mammals  Overview of the species presently occurring in the islands including Alien species  Research and conservation  Introduction to the 2020-2022 Atlas of Maltese Mammals  Questions Details Date: Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Time: 19:00 - 20:00 (approximately 1 hour) Register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the button below: REGISTER Please note: Questions/ Comments - we will have a Q & A session at the end of the presentation. Please remain muted until then. Chat - if you would like to post your question before the presentation has ended post it using the Chat function. Recording - The presentation will be recorded. Please stop your video if you do not want to be recorded Duration - The talk should last for about an hour but may go over depending on questions  

Majjistral Park Kids – ‘My Nature Diary 2021’ (Session 1 – January)

Do you know a child that is a keen nature explorer? Or would your child/children like to re-connect to Nature? Our Events Officer thinks a fun way to do this is by creating a Nature Diary! Each month throughout 2021 she will be hosting an online activity demonstrating how to draw wildflowers, insects, birds and more. After the online activity she will also be sharing plenty of resources and tips to help you fill up your Nature Diary with nature observations. This activity is aimed at children aged 7years+ but they may need some help to set up at the start. You can also join in if you want to!   Details: Date: Saturday 9th January 2021 Time: 15:00 – 16:00 Duration: Approximately 1 hour During our first session for January we will draw and paint a European Robin, one of Malta’s wintering birds. Materials needed: Equipment and materials: - Photo of species (will be shared with you before the session) - Paper (13 pieces that are the same size)* - Hole punch - Ruler - Pencil - Pen - Rubber - Sharpener - Newspaper (to protect surface from paint splatter) - Watercolour paints** - White paint (I find gouache […]

Majjistral Park Online Talks: “National Nature Parks for Malta – how to save our countryside”

The talk will be hosted by Majjistral Park with our guest speaker - Mr Martin Galea from Din l-Art Ħelwa and the Heritage Parks Federation. Topics will include: The over development of Malta  Poor planning and lack of protection of countryside The creation of international nature parks A model for National Parks in Malta The issue of private land within National Parks The history of Il-Majjistral Nature and History Park Plans for Majjistral Park Questions Details: Date: Wednesday, 13th January 2021 Time: 19:00 - 20:00 (approximately 1 hour) Register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the button below: REGISTER If you have any questions please email walks@majjistral.org. Photo provided courtesy of Majjistral Park staff. * Zoom version - Please make sure you have the latest version of Zoom before the Online Talk starts to avoid technical issues. * Questions/ Comments - we will have a Q & A session at the end of the presentation. Please remain muted until then. * Chat - if you would like to post your question before the presentation has ended post it using the Chat function. * Recording - The presentation will be recorded. Please stop your video if you do not […]

Majjistral Park Kids – ‘My Nature Diary 2021’ (Session 2 – February)

Join our Events Officer for the next Nature Diary session to start adding species to your February page! Each month throughout 2021 Majjistral Park will be hosting an online activity demonstrating how to draw wildflowers, insects, birds, mammals and more. This activity is aimed at children but adults can also join in if they want to!   Details: Date: Saturday 6th February 2021 Time: 15:00 – 16:00 Duration: Approximately 1 hour During our second session for February we will be drawing and painting a Weasel (Ballotra), a mammal which lives in the countryside of the Maltese Islands.   Materials needed: - Photo of the species (will be shared with you before the session) - Paper* - Hole punch - Ruler - Pencil - Rubber - Sharpener - Newspaper (to protect surface from paint splatter) - Paint (ideally watercolor)** - White paint (I find gouache works best) - Water pot filled with water - Palette to mix paint in - Kitchen towel - Soft paint brushes (thin and medium sizes) - Rough paper to test colours   *To create the whole diary you will need 13 pieces that are the same size. The best paper to use if you are using […]

Majjistral Park Online Talks: “Invasive Alien Flora Species”

We would like to invite you to our online talk - “Invasive Alien Flora Species”. The talk will be hosted by Majjistral Park with our guest speaker - Mr Sammy Vella who represents Il-Majjistral Nature and History Park and Wied Għajn Żejtuna. Topics will include: Main Invasive Alien Species The harm that Invasive Alien Species do Invasive Alien Species removal Invasive Alien Species at Majjistral Park Questions   Details: Date: Wednesday, 17th February 2021 Time: 19:00 - 20:00 Duration: Approximately 1 hour Register in advance for this meeting by clicking on button below: REGISTER If you have any questions please email walks@majjistral.org. Zoom version - Please make sure you have the latest version of Zoom before the Online Talk starts to avoid technical issues. Questions/ Comments - we will have a Q & A session at the end of the presentation. Please remain muted until then. Chat - if you would like to post your question before the presentation has ended post it using the Chat function. Recording - The presentation will be recorded. Please stop your video if you do not want to be recorded. Duration - The talk should last for about an hour but may go over […]