Environmental charity Groundwork North Wales are hosting free family friendly events this half-term and want the local community to join in.

The events are open to all and will take place at Minera Lead Mines, Plas Power Nature Reserve, Tanyfron and Stryt Las Nature Reserve, in Johnstown, and all events are nature based.

The free events across Wrexham are:

• Family Nature Trail, Minera Lead Mines, June 3, from 2pm-4pm

• Litter Pick Stryt Las Nature Reserve, Johnstown, June 3, from 2pm-4pm

• Bio Blitz - Plas Power Nature Reserve, Tanyfron, June 4, from 2pm-4pm

Groundwork North Wales are working with local conservation charity Wild Ground on the litter pick at Stryt Las and with the Xplore Science and Discovery centre for the Bio Blitz at the Plas Power Nature Reserve in Tanyfron.

Geraint Hughes, project officer from Groundwork North Wales said: "Our events are all nature themed, aimed at getting people outdoors and into nature and enjoying what is on your doorstep.

"We are looking forward to getting members of the local community closer to nature."

Events have limited capacity and will follow social distancing and current covid guidelines. Booking on the events is essential. To book please email info@groundworknorthwales.org.uk

The charity will provide any equipment required and ask that people wear suitable clothing and footwear. Please note that children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

For more information please contact the Groundwork North Wales on 01978 757524 or email info@groundworknorthwales.org.uk