Working Parties for 2016.


*Full List

Date Time Location Task
Monday
19th December
9:30a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Planting of remaining bare rooted trees and trees in pots.
Monday
12th December
9:30a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Drainage Ditch in Old Covert.
Monday
05th December
9:30a.m. Meet at Beech Drive Car Park. Ditch maintenance at Rookery Covert
Monday
28th November
9:30a.m. Meet at Beech Drive Car Park. Weather dependent. Burning or Drainage work.
Monday
21st November
9:30a.m. Meet at Beech Drive Car Park. Work on Drainage ditches and if weather permitting burning of branches trimmed off previously.
Monday
14th November
9:30a.m. Meet by the play area. Planting of daffs along hedge/footpath as previous Monday. Ditch maintenance if time allows.
Monday
7th November
9:30a.m. Meet by the play area. Planting 50 Kg of daffs and 2 x 25 Kg Sacks of Bluebells/Snowdrops. Clear out leaves from pond, if time allows, and Strim entrance to Old Covert.
Monday
24th October
9:30a.m. Start on planting trees around the area.
Monday
17th October
9:30a.m. Meet by the play area. Finish off around the wild life pond. Forming a willow hedge and trying to increase the flow of water into the pond.
Monday
10th October
9:30a.m. Meet by the play area. Carry on with pond clearing.
Monday
3rd October
9:30a.m. Meet by the play area. Thin out the wildlife pond and tidy up the pathway that circles the pond.
Monday
26th September
9:30 a.m. Beech Drive Car Park Trim overhanging branches & bushes and clean around the edges.
Monday
19th September
9:30 a.m. As Task. Tidy around the circle path where the filter beds meets the recreation ground. Loppers/spades required.
Monday
12th September
9:30 a.m. Wistaston Green Road Car Park Continue with balsam pulling. Tidy up the car park
Monday
05th September
9:30 a.m. Wistaston Green Road Car Park Continue with balsam pulling.
Monday
22nd August
9:30 a.m. Meet at the seat where the 4 paths join in filter beds. Continue with balsam pulling towards Wistaston Green Road.
Monday
15th August
9:30 a.m. Meet by the wide bridge in the filter bed site. Balsam pulling along the stream from Joey the Swan towards Wistaston Green.
Monday
1st August
9:30 a.m. Meet in Hinging Bank woodland. Cutting back overhanging foliage from pathway to approximately 1 metre.
Monday
25th July
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Finish off wiring and trimming of pathway wooden stakes.
Monday
18th July
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Finish off path edging (trimming off stakes/wiring).
Monday
27th June
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Carry on with footpath defining.
Monday
20th June
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Carry on with footpath defining.
Monday
13th June
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Carry on with footpath defining.
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Monday
23rd May
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut. Define a path through woodland to try to protect bluebells.
Monday
16th May
9:30 a.m. Meet at the Scout Hut.
  1. Ditch Clearing.
  2. Tidy up elm trunks that are scattered around the area.
Monday
9th May
9:30 a.m. Meet at Beech Drive Car Park.
  1. Working on drain under path if weather is ok.
  2. Burning of old chestnut fencing.
Monday
2nd May

Bank Holiday

Monday
25th April
09:30a.m Meet at Beech Drive Car Park. Removal of broken fencing around old railway track.
Monday
18th April
09:30a.m Wistaston Green Road Car Park Finish clearing up from the Car Park, along the footpath until the seat by the 4 way footpath junction.
Monday
11th April
9:30 a.m. Meet by the seat in the filter beds.
  1. Finish off work along the footpath in filter beds.
  2. Wild flower sowing on reclaimed area.
Monday
04th April
9:30 a.m. Beech Drive Car Park Removal of Chestnut palings from around the perimeter of the old railway track.
Monday
21st March
9:30 a.m. The Scout Hut
  1. Clean off steps/board walk and path onto field.
  2. Clear area next to path where planted.
Monday
07th March
09:30a.m   Erection of nest boxes in Rookery Covert/Woodside Covert and fence removal at the old railway track.
Monday
27th February
09:30a.m   Carry on cutting back willows.  (David O'Hara not available so 1 volunteer to bring along coffee).
Monday
22nd February
09:30a.m   Carry on cutting back willows.
Monday
8th February
09:30a.m Meet by the seat where the 4 paths join. Carry on the work of cutting back.
Monday
25th January
9:30 a.m. Meet by the seat at the footpath crossroad in the filterbeds. Carry on the work of cutting back overhanging branches and path edging.
Monday
18th January
9:30 a.m. Meet at Wistaston Green Road Car Park. Cut back Trees and Shrubs overhanging the footpath and edge footpath.  Starting at the Car Park.
Monday
11th January
9:30 a.m. Meet at Field Lane steps. Clear footpath and cut back overhanging foliage along footpath.
Monday
04th January
9:30 a.m. Meet by the Play Area. Tree and Shrub planting.
 

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