Saturday November 3rd
River Thames Clean-up at Richmond 10.00-1.00
The annual draw-off means that the River Thames at low tide upstream of Richmond half lock is lower than usual, allowing for accumulated rubbish on the river bed to be removed. Come and join us in the mud - wellies available ...
Meet on the slipway on the Middlesex side of Richmond Bridge http://goo.gl/maps/SiAVK
We hope to have a representative from the Marine Conservation Society to talk to us about the importance of cleaning up plastic waste from our rivers, streams and beaches. Low tide is at 1pm.
Sunday November 11th
River Crane - Rifle Club
(joint project with the Friends of the River Crane Environment- to be confirmed).
Tuesday November 13th, 10.00 - 1.00
Kingston Project - Tolworth Brook wood
Hazel coppicing, woodland management, footpath clearance.
We'll be continuing to cut back vegetation to open up the path along Tolworth Brook in Surbiton.
Meet at the car park off Raeburn Avenue and Meldone Close. See the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/pwu1H
Saturday November 24th
Away Day on the River Brent
Tree planting event
Saturday December 15th
Crane Park Island Nature Reserve
Hedgelaying and management. Following on from the successful hedgelaying of previous years, we'll be doing a little bit more. Come and learn a traditional habitat management skill.
Please Note: The above event details and dates may be subject to change. Please check back nearer the event, or contact email@example.com
All are welcome at these events. They usually last 2 - 3 hours. We kindly ask that you let us know in the week prior to the event if you plan on coming – this ensures that we bring enough tools and biscuits! Please arrive promptly at the start for the initial briefing and stay for as long or as little as you like. All you need to bring are a pair of tough boots or shoes, some old clothes and a robust sense of humour! Gloves and tools are provided. For further information and to be added to our circulation list to be kept up to date of further volunteering opportunities, please contact the office.
Conservation Volunteering in Kingston-Upon-Thames
Do you live in Kingston, and want to get involved in helping to safeguard the natural environment around you? Get in touch, and tell us about your favourite green space in Kingston, and how it could be made better. Thanks to a grant from the City Bridge Trust, from September, the Environment Trust will be offering volunteering opportunities on one Tuesday and one Sunday of the month. Want to receive training in volunteer leadership and conservation skills? Get in touch to find out more about the opportunities available!