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

TEA COFFEE AND BISCUITS PROVIDED.

 

The program of events and Conservation Workdays for 2018 is as follows:

               

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 22nd: Walk Around Brown Edge. 1.30pm to approx. 4.30pm.

Join Friends of Gillfield Wood for a walk around Brown Edge, on the moors just above the west end of the Wood.  Our leader will be archaeologist Stuart Nunn who will give us an appreciation of the industrial history of this area.  Stuart will tell us all about the old brick, coal and ganister workings,  along with many other more ancient remains.

 

We will meet in the lay-by off the Baslow Road (A621) at 1:30pm just down from the Peacock Inn at Owler Bar. 

 

Good walking shoes and appropriate clothing are recommended.

Any enquiries please to paulatfogw@gmail.com 

 

Sunday 30th: PCM 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

Sunday 7th: Small Mammal Trapping with Val Clinging. Join us to look at any small mammals that we have trapped over the previous night.  These will be carefully examined, recorded and released into the surroundings that are familiar to them.  It may be possible to photograph individuals.  Good footwear and appropriate clothing should be worn.  Meet at the end of Totley Hall Lane by 8:30am.

 

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. 

 

NOVEMBER 2018

Saturday 17th: November Bird Walk with FoGW’s Chris Measures.  Chris’ final walk of the year will be a gentle stroll in and around Gillfield Wood to see and hear our wintering birds.  Meet at the bottom of Totley Hall Lane at 9am. No experience necessary.  Bring binoculars and cameras.  Strong shoes are essential.  The walk will last about 2-3 hours.

 

Sunday 25th: 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. 

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