Event Diary

 

 

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Please note, all our tasks and events are open to non-members unless it specifically states otherwise, although we do ask that anyone who tries our weekly tasks and decides to become a “regular” joins the Society

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Following some easing of outdoor activities on 29th March the following tasks have been arranged. Please check here nearer the date of a task before attending just in case there is a change in the release of lock down conditions

       

 

 

Tue 20th April 10:00 Winterbourne.  Stool protection and woodland maintenance. Park in the entrance to the wood SU447 717

 

Tue 27th April 10:00 Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield. Woodland management, coppicing and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield SU584 723

 

Tue 4th May 10:00 Grove Pit Common, Leckhampstead. Scrub clearance on this parish wildlife site. Access the common via the track which leaves the B4494 west at Cotswold Farm.    Please leave your vehicles at the bottom of the track and walk up to the common. Vehicles carrying tools and refreshments please drive directly to the task site SU440 777

 

Tue 11th May 10:00 Bucklebury Common. Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU550 688

 

Tue 18th May 10:00 Redhill Wood. Ride widening and brash clearance. Parking off road on entrance to the main ride SU420 642

 

Tue 25th May 10:00 Furze Hill, Hermitage. Woodland and butterfly habitat management on this parish wildlife site. Parking at new village hall - through double gates off Pinewood Crescent  SU512 740

 

Sun 30th May 10:30 A walk around Hermitage Parish. Starting and finishing in Everington Lane Hermitage where there is limited parking in lay-bys. 4.5 miles          SU519 737

 

Tue 1st June 10:00 Redhill Wood. Ride widening and brash clearance. Parking off road on entrance to the main ride SU420 642 

          

Tue 8th June  10:00          To be agreed

 

Tue 15th June 10:0 Grimsbury Castle #1. Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate House at the castle by the interpretation board SU511 723

 

Wed 16th June 9:00pm Join Tim Culley on a short walk looking for Night Jars on Bucklebury Common. Meet at the Crossroads on the Common  SU556 961

 

Tue 22nd June 10:00 Holt Lodge Bracken bashing  SU387 648  

     

Tue 29th June 10:00 Grimsbury Castle #2 Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate House at the castle by the interpretation board SU511 723

 

Wed 7th  July 9:00pm Join Tim Culley on a short walk looking for Night Jars on Bucklebury Common.  Meet at the Crossroads on the Common  SU556 961