Events Calendar





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June   

   

 

Wed-22-June 8.30 – 10.00pm Bucklebury Common – Nightjars and glow worms at dusk SU 550 688

Tim Culley leads an evening walk looking at heathland restoration and some of the specialized wildlife associated with this habitat. Meet at Angel's Corner, by the Scout Hut on Bucklebury Common at 8.30pm.  Grid ref: SU 550 688.



Tue-28-Jun 10.00am Kings Copse Bradfield Southend. SU 579 707 Bracken bashing on this SSSi. Park opposite the bungalow just before King’s Copse House. Accessed via Jennets Hill



July



Tue-05-Jul 10.00am Sulham Water Meadows, Home Farm, Sulham. SU642 759 Continuing ragwort control on this SSSI. Parking at Sulham Home Farm SU643 758



Wed-06-Jul 8.30pm to 10.00pm Bucklebury Common - Nightjars and glow worms at Dusk SU550 688. Tim Culley leads an evening walk looking at heathland restoration and some of the specialised wildlife associated with this habitat. Meet at Angel's Corner, by the Scout Hut on Bucklebury Common at 8.30pm.  Grid ref: SU 550 688.



Tue-12-Jul 10.00am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield SU584 723 Woodland management and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield.



Wed-13-Jul 7.00pm to 9.00pm Guided walk around Kents Down Farm, Midgham with Charles Flower and Sally Wallington looking at how this farm has been transformed from large arable fields to wildlife haven, with the creation of wildflower hay meadows, hedges and woodland. Park in the field at corner of Birds lane and Cox’s Lane, Midgham, SU548 677.



Sun-17-Jul 02.00pm Barrows with Flowers'. A very short walk to look at the archaeology and chalk land flora of BBOWT's Seven Barrows Reserve. SU329 827



Tue-19-Jul 10.00am Winterbourne Woods SU447 717.  Clearing bracken from Primrose Ridge. Park in the entrance to the wood.



Tue-26-Jul 10.00am Ashampstead Common, SU587 751 Raking previously cut grass in woodland glades. Meet at car park SU587 751



August   



Tue-02-Aug 10.00am Grimsbury Castle, Hermitage SU511 723. Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate house at the castle - by the interpretation board.



Tue-09-Aug 10.00am Grimsbury Castle, Hermitage SU511 723. Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate house at the castle - by the interpretation board.



Tue-16-Aug 10.00am Holt Lodge Farm, Kintbury SU387 648. Clearing bracken. Meet at Holt Lodge Farm House near Kintbury.



Tue-23-Aug 10.00am Furze Hill, Hermitage. SU 511 739. Butterfly meadow cutting and clearing grass Parking in the new village hall car park



Tue-30-Aug 10.00am Wychwood, Hermitage RG18 9TD Tools sort out and BBQ Parking to be advised.



September   



Tue-06-Sep 10.00am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield SU584 723 Woodland management and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield.



Tue-13-Sep 10.00am Winterbourne Woods, SU447 717 Grass cutting and raking to encourage the growth of wild flowers. Park in the entrance to the wood.



Tue-20-Sep 10.00am Cleeve Water Meadow, Garden Cottage, Streatley, SU593 812. Ongoing maintenance of this important Thameside water meadow. Park in the recreation ground car park at the top of Cleeve Court Road.



Tue-27-Sep 10.00am Elm Farm. Organic Research Centre, Kintbury. SU414 654.  Coppicing and understory thinning. Parking on opposite side of the road from the main building in track leading to barns.


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