Events Calendar





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2017    

  


   

January


   

   

   

Tue-24-Jan 10.00 am Elm Farm. Organic Research Centre, Kintbury. SU414 654.

Maintenance work on the farm trail and nature reserve  Parking on opposite side of the road from the main building in track leading to barns.

   

Tue-31-Jan 10.00 am Jewells Farm, Stanford Dingley, RG7 6LX   SU573 711

A variety of tasks at this site on the banks of the Pang. Parking off road on site


February 2017   

   

Tue-07-Feb 10.00 am Sulham Water Meadows, Home Farm, Sulham. SU642 759

Coppicing and other woodland management. Parking at Sulham Home Farm SU643 758

   

Sat-11-Feb 10.30 am - 1.00 pm Bucklebury Common, heathland management SU550 688

Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU 550 688

   

Tue-14-Feb 10.00 am Furze Hill, Hermitage SU512 740

Woodland and butterfly habitat management on this parish wildlife site. Parking at new village hall - through double gates off Pinewood Crescent

   

Tue-21-Feb 10.00 am Boxford Water Meadow. (Site #2 CEH)  Westbrook  SU427 716.

Scrub clearance and other water meadow management tasks on this SSSI research site. Park in the access strip to the main field. This lies on Westbrook, Boxford about 150 yards on the right between 2 houses.

   

   

Tue-28-Feb 10.00 am Ashampstead Common.  SU5765 7512

Veteran Tree Halo Polishing. Help us maintain the glades that help our veterans prosper. We will be cutting back bracken, bramble and small saplings. Meet at the parking area 100 yards past The Cottage, Ashampstead Common. SU5765 7512

   

March 2017   

   

Tue-07-Mar 10.00 am The Malt House, West Woodhay. SU395 637.

Hedge laying on the site we have worked on for several years. If you wish to enjoy the delicious lunch provided by The Malt House then please confirm your attendance to tonyjmcdonald@btinternet.com by lunchtime Friday 3rd Mar.

   

Sun-12-Mar 10.30 am - 1.00 pm Bucklebury Common, heathland management SU550 688

Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU 550 688

   

Tue-14-Mar 10.00 am The Malt House, West Woodhay. SU395 637.

Hedge laying on the site we have worked on for several years. If you wish to enjoy the delicious lunch provided by The Malt House then please confirm your attendance to tonyjmcdonald@btinternet.com by lunchtime Friday 10th Mar.

   

Tue-21-Mar 10.00 am Masons Farm, Hampstead Marshall, woodland classroom creation, SU403 657, coppicing, dead fence creation, tree felling. Parking in the Farm yard

   

Tue-28-Mar 10.00 am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield  SU584 723

Woodland management, coppicing and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield.


Wed-29-Mar 7.45 9.00 pm AN ANCIENT TRACK - THE MIDDLE RIDGEWAY Oak Room, Memorial Hall, Broad Lane, Upper Bucklebury, RG7 6QH  

Join us for a fascinating evening exploring the Middle Ridgeway with Patrick Dillon who takes us on a journey on this ancient track through the iconic chalk landscape between Goring Gap and Avebury. His talk will include illustrations from his book co-authored by Eric Jones and beautifully illustrated with new paintings by his daughter, well known artist Anna Dillon.  Please note there is no entry charge for this talk.  

 


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