Out at Mousehold in Jan 2013

Out at Mousehold in Jan 2013
"Time for a tea break"

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

TASK SCHEDULE FOR MAY 2015

May 2015


Mondays


4th
No Task - Due to sickness



11th
Mousehold Heath
We’re back on our favourite heathland, doing some work to keep its value for wildlife and people with an eye out for flowers, butterflies, birds and maybe the first cuckoo?
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
18th
Skeyton Wood
A return visit to this site near Felmingham. We’ll be making a small platform by the pond and having a walk round, then celebrating with a barbecue.

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] at the earlier time of 10.30 am
25th
How Hill
We’ll be visiting this fabulous Broads site to walk the nature trail, visit Toad Hall Cottage and hopefully step aboard the “Hathor”, a sailing wherry, to have a look round.
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am


Wednesdays
6th
No Task - Due to sickness

13th
Norwich Community Garden
A visit to see how the garden is developing and enjoy the Spring sunshine in the City

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
20th
Woodland Allotment
A chance to see what’s going on at our organic allotment. Today we are helping out with annual maintenance on the shed and paths

 

Meeting point: gate on the R hand side of Dereham Road as you go out of the City just before the roundabout leading to Sweet Briar Industrial

27th
Mousehold Heath
We’ll enjoy Spring at Mousehold and we’re back at work here, restoring Norwich’s fine heathland
Meeting point: Zak’s Diner car park off Guerney Rd [NR1 4HW.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

TASK SCHEDULE FOR APRIL 2015



April 2015
 
 




Mondays


6th
Whitlingham Country Park
A walk around the lake  to see birds, butterflies and spring flowers. Bring a picnic to munch by the lake side

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
13th
Mousehold Heath
Walking and surveying for birds butterflies – and enjoying the Spring on this wonderful site.

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
20th
Skeyton Wood
A new craft for us to practice and a new site to visit. We’ll be making faggots from brash to make pond edge barrier on this wood near Felmingham. 

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
27th
Catton Park
A walk round this historic parkland to try to spot the woodpeckers, maybe a goldcrest and lots of other birds
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am

Come along to our AGM at the Town House 6pm which will be followed by a meal together to celebrate our year’s achievements. All volunteers very welcome.


  
Wednesdays


1st
Bellacre Allotments
April Fool’s Day but we’re not fooling, we’ll be tidying up the wildlife area that we look after

Meeting point: at allotment gate next to the Gatehuse Pub on Dereham Road [opposite the tyre garage] on Dereham Rd First right just after Sweet Briar roundabout.
8th
Breckland Organics Wood
A trip to Shropham near Attleborough to make brash barriers to stop deer nibbling away the new shoots

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
15th
Skeyton Wood
A new craft for us to practice and a new site to visit. We’ll be making faggots from brash to make pond edge barrier on this wood near Felmingham. 

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
22nd
Lakenham Way
Another Spring ramble along this city centre path that follows the old railway line. A really good site for butterflies on a sunny day, so fingers crossed!.
Meeting point: at the entrance to the Bus Station on Queens Road, opposite Sainsbury’s

29th
To be confirmed please ring or email us for details



Georgina Bacon: 01603 767300
Ernie Woodrow: 07776120570(Mon/Wed) 9-6pm.
George Spencer: 07552769040 (Sundays only).

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

TASK SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 2015

Sundays: Grow our own organic food on our allotments
led by George Spencer. The task will vary according to the season.
Meet at the Woodlands Allotment entrance which is through a gate on
the R hand side of Dereham Road as you go out of the City just before
the roundabout leading to Sweet Briar Industrial Estate. 
No need to book, just come along at 12.30



Mondays

2nd
Marlpit Paddocks
A new site for us, this is an important County Wildlife Site that is gradually being restored to its former glory after some years. We’ll be litter picking this time.
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
9th
Mousehold Heath
More conservation work to look after this wonderful site and make it better for wildlife and people.

Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am

16th
Strumpshaw Fen
A gentle walk to spot the early signs of Spring- it will probably be muddy, so please wear appropriate footwear

Booking essential to ensure a place in the minibus
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am

23rd
Mystery Tour
The first of our walks to discover signs of Spring and enjoy gentle exercise in lovely green spaces. Bring a picnic lunch.
Meeting Point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
30th
Fiddlewood & Night Plantation
Finishing the spring clean up at these sites
Meeting Point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am


Wednesdays
4th
Mousehold Heath
More conservation work to look after this wonderful site and make it better for wildlife and people.
Meeting point: Zak’s Diner car park off Guerney Rd [NR1 4HW]
11th
Bluebell Wood
Sprucing up the wood ready for spring by litter picking and clearing paths of fallen branches brought down by the winter wind.
Meeting point: Meet at our office at Royal Oak Court, Horns Lane [NR1 3ER] for 11am
18th
To be confirmed
Please contact us for details
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25th
Fiddlewood & Night Plantation
A spring clean at these well loved local sites. We'll be litter picking for the safety of wildlife and people too.
Meeting Point Meet at the wood entrance on Fiddlewood Road off St Faiths Road NR6 6DW




Georgina Bacon: 01603 767300
Ernie Woodrow: 07776120570(Mon/Wed) 9-6pm.
George Spencer: 07552769040 (Sundays only).