• Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - Wednesday, 14 March 2018
    • On this day every month
    • Location: Mare Hill Common, Witley Roke Lane Witley GU8 5NZ
    • Time: 10:00 - 15:30
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions from 10:00 - 15:30 usually take place on the second Wednesday of the month, though there are occasional sessions on other Wednesdays.

    Meet 10:00 at the small car park off Roke Lane, Witley, GU8 5NZ (SU 936 399). Sessions led by Vicky.

    Wednesday 13 December

    Scrub clearance: We will be clearing more scrub and small trees from the heathland to preserve its open character.

    A Christmas lunch of jacket potatoes cooked on the bonfire will be provided. Please let Vicky know if you are planning to attend by Mon 4 December to guarantee your potato on 01252 792416 or vicky.booth@waverley.gov.uk

    Wednesday 10 January

    Pine pulling: We will be pulling out and cutting small pines to prevent them shading out establishing heathland vegetation.

    Wednesday 14 February

    Scrub clearance: Our final session this winter of clearing scrub from the heathland, ensuring that this rare habitat is in top condition for the specialist bird species to start nesting next month.

    Wednesday 14 March

    Glade clearance: Opening up a sunny woodland glade through clearing encroaching young trees and scrub.

    More information

    For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.
    Contact: parks&countryside@waverley.gov.uk

     

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