- Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017 - Wednesday, 21 March 2018
- On this day every month
- Location: Blackheath Common GU4 8RB
- Time: 10:00 - 13:00
- Cost: Free
Volunteer sessions usually take place on the fourth Thursday of every month, from 10:00 – 13:00. Sessions led by James.
Thursday 26 October
Pine pulling: We will be removing sapling pines to maintain the open heathland. Meet at the Littleford Lane car park, GU4 8QZ
Thursday 23 November
Fire break maintenance: We will be maintaining strips of short vegetation to prevent the spread of fires. Meet at the goal posts behind Blackheath Lane, GU4 8RA. Walk along the bridlepath heading to the east by the village entrance signs and you will come across the clearing with the goal posts.
Thursday 28 December
No session – enjoy the festive break!
Thursday 25 January
Scrub clearance: We will be clearing scrub from around the War Memorial. Meet at the war memorial – nearest post code GU4 8RD. The nearest parking is Blackheath Lane car park (GU4 8RB) then on foot return to the road, head north, then after 160 metres take to the path to the left through a woodland clearing. The war memorial is visible from the footpath in the clearing.
Thursday 22 February
Pine pulling and scrub clearance: We will be removing young trees to preserve the open character of the heathland. Meet at the Littleford Lane car park, GU4 8QZ
Thursday 22 March
Pine pulling: We will be removing sapling pines top maintain the open heathland. Meet at Blackheath Lane car park, GU4 8RB
For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.