CONSERVATION WORK MORNINGS (PCM) 10-1:30 P.M.

TEA COFFEE AND BISCUITS PROVIDED.

 

The program of events and Conservation Workdays for 2019 is as follows:

   

MARCH 2019 

Sunday 31st: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

APRIL 2019

Saturday 13th: Photography Activity Day. PLEASE NOTE THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

 

Sunday 28th: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

Monday 29th: AGM + Talk by Dr Nicky Rivers, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 'The State of Nature in Sheffield and results of the Otterly Amazing Project'.

 

MAY 2019

Saturday 4th: May Bird Walk with FoGW’s Chris Measures is an opportunity to look out for spring birds. Meet at the end of Totley Hall Lane at 8am. No experience necessary. Bring binoculars and cameras. Strong shoes are essential. The walk will last about 2-3 hours.

 

Thursday 23rd: Wildflower Meadow Walk. A look at another of our meadows close to Gillfield Wood with Rebekah Newman. This is a late spring evening stroll with the delight of seeing meadow flowers and learning about the need to protect these habitats. Start 6:30pm and taking around 2 hours 

 

Sunday 26th: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

JUNE 2019

Saturday 22nd: Lichen Survey in Gillfield Wood. Sorby Natural History Group’s Steve Price will be helping us survey these intriguing algae/fungi combinations called lichens. We also have a few other Sorby people looking at invertebrates if this is your preference. Meet at the bottom of Totley Hall Lane at 10am. 

 

Sunday 23rd: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

JULY 2019

Sunday 21st: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sunday 29th: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

OCTOBER 2019

Sunday 6th: Small Mammal Survey. We welcome back Val Clinging as we look at traps set the night before in a couple of locations in Gillfield Wood. We will start at 8:30am at the bottom of Totley Hall Lane. This is a lovely family event. 

 

Sunday 27th: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning, run with the help of the Sheffield Council Ranger Service.  Meet 10am at Baslow Road bus terminus.  Refreshments, tools, etc. provided.  Please wear strong footwear and appropriate clothing.  All levels of help required and guidance given.  Do also check our website at www.friendsofgillfieldwood.com – any late changes of venue will be published there.

 

Bird Walks 2019 Chris Measures has kindly agreed to do two more Bird Walks this year; one in August, the other in November (dates to be arranged). 

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