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Conservation

A visit to Ashford Hill National Nature Reserve

Who is this for?

On Sunday 26th October 2014, the Basingstoke Conservation Volunteers are planning a visit to Ashford Hill National Nature Reserve.  Managed by Natural England, National Nature Reserves are designated because they are deemed to be the finest examples of their habitats around, in this case lowland neutral grassland.

 

They will be helping with the scrub management regime at Ashford Hill.

 

For more information about the Basingstoke Conservation Volunteers please go to

 

http://www.basingstokecv.org.uk/index.shtml

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Event details:

contact: bcv@basingstokecv.org.uk where: Asford Hill National Nature Reserve, Ashford Hill, Basingstoke, Hampshire when: 26/10/2014 at 10:00 am to 26/10/2014 at 12:01 am

National Tree Week – with Friends of Prior Hill Copse

Who is this for?

As part of Tree Week’s celebration, the Friends of Prior Hill Copse intend to carry out Phase 2 of their regeneration planting scheme by planting 850 trees.

 

This will replace trees lost through shading out by the over grown holly and help to strengthen the plant gene pool.

 

The meeting point is Butlocks Heath Hall, Woolston Road, Butlocks Heath, SO31 5FR.

 

For more information please go to

 

http://www.growingnative.co.uk/events_priors%20hill.htm

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Event details:

contact: dick@growingnative.org.uk

where: Butlocks Heath Hall, Woolston Road, Butlocks Heath, SO31 5FR when: 30/11/2014 at 10:00 am to 30/11/2014 at 12:00 am

Conservation days at Sholing Valleys

Who is this for?

Sholing Valleys is a beautiful area in Southampton that includes the local nature reserve of Miller’s Pond.  It’s looked after by a dedicated group of volunteers who hold regular conservation days as part of their programme of maintaining the area.

 

These are open to anyone to come along and join in.  This includes coppicing, litter picking, pond clearance, practical work and much, much more.

 

These days run from 10am to 3.30pm and the next ones are on Sunday 26 October and Sunday 30 November.  Please wear suitable shoes and clothes for the weather and they will provide the tools and lunch!

 

Please go here for more information

 

http://www.sholingvalleys.hampshire.org.uk/page7.html

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Event details:

contact: sholingvalleys1@btinternet.com where: Sholing Valleys, Station Road, Sholing, Southampton SO19 8FP when: 30/11/2014 at 10:00 am to 30/11/2014 at 3:30 pm

Conservation in the New Forest

Who is this for?

The South Hampshire National Trust Volunteers hold lots of regular consevation events and one of them listed for Sunday 7 December 2014 is set to take place near Furzley Cross Road in the New Forest.

 

They will be meeting at 10 am and expect to finish the day at around 3 or 4pm depending on the weather.  They are happy for people to come along just for the morning or afternoon. Tea and coffee are provided mid morning and mid afternoon so all you need to bring along is a packed lunch and suitable clothing.  Wearing protective footwear is recommended.

 

Please contact SHNTV prior to the event for more information.

 

For more information about this and their other events please go to:

 

https://sites.google.com/site/southhantsntv/workdays

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Event details:

contact: https://sites.google.com/site/southhantsntv/contact-us where: Furley crossroads, near Bramshaw, New Forest when: 07/12/2014 at 10:00 am to 07/12/2014 at 3:00 pm

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