Events for Wednesday, 20 June 2018

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  • Volunteering at Frensham Common

    • Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at 10:00 - 15:30
    • Location: Frensham Common
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions take place every Wednesday from 10:00 – 15:30, apart from the second Wednesday of the month where the session will instead be at Mare Hill Common.

    Unless otherwise specified, meet at 10:00 at the Frensham Pond visitor centre, Bacon Lane, Churt, GU10 2QB. Sessions led by Darren.      

    Wednesday 30 May

    Meet at 10:00 at the Stockbridge car park in Tilford, opposite the community tennis courts on Tilford Road (GU10 2DA)

    Black Cherry removal: Today we will be removing invasive black cherry saplings from Tilford Nature Reserve.

    Wednesday 6 June

    Toad Pond Maintenance: We will spend the day maintaining the Natterjack toad ponds and surrounding terrestrial habitat. This will involve cutting the grassy areas directly in front of the ponds but will also focus on the surrounding areas.

    Wednesday 20 June

    Meet at 10:00 at the Stockbridge car park in Tilford, opposite the community tennis courts on Tilford Road (GU10 2DA)

    Himalayan Balsam pulling: Today will be spent removing invasive Himalayan balsam along the river’s edge.

    Wednesday 27 June

    Wildlife survey: The next in a series of survey days planned over the summer. Over the course of the season, we will be surveying the sites bird, butterfly, dragonfly, reptile, and moth species culminating in a night time bat/ nightjar event.

    Wednesday 4 July

    Toad Pond Maintenance: We will spend the day maintaining the natterjack toad ponds and surrounding terrestrial habitat. This will involve cutting the grassy areas directly in front of the ponds but will also focus on the surrounding areas.

    Wednesday 18 July

    Meet at 10:00 at the Stockbridge car park in Tilford, opposite the community tennis courts on Tilford Road (GU10 2DA)

    Himalayan Balsam pulling: Today will be spent removing invasive Himalayan balsam along the river’s edge.

    Wednesday 25 July

    Wildlife Survey: The next in a series of survey days planned over the summer. Over the course of the season, we will be surveying Frensham’s bird, butterfly, dragonfly, reptile, and moth species culminating in a night time bat/ nightjar event.

    Wednesday 1 August

    Toad Pond Maintenance: We will spend the day maintaining the natterjack toad ponds and surrounding terrestrial habitat. This will involve cutting the grassy areas directly in front of the ponds but will also focus on the surrounding areas.

    Wednesday 15 August

    Site Maintenance: Sessions in August are subject to change due to site visitor pressure but will focus on reactive, site maintenance works.

    Wednesday 22 August

    Wildlife Survey: The final survey day of the summer programme. In addition to adding to the data gathered so far during the daytime surveys, we will also be heading out after dark to survey bats, moths and nightjars. The evening session will run from 1 hour before sunset at the Great Pond car park.

    Wednesday 29 August

    Site Maintenance: Sessions in August are subject to change due to site visitor pressure, but will focus on reactive, site maintenance works.

    Wednesday 5 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will be coppicing overgrown and straggly path side gorse to increase fire break potential and create more diversity of vegetation structure.

    Wednesday 19 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will continue with coppicing overgrown and straggly path side gorse to increase fire break potential and create more diversity of vegetation structure.

    Wednesday 26 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will be working to coppice a large area of gorse, providing more sunlight to the ground flora, introducing diversity of structure and reducing the overall risk of fire.

    More information

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

  • Volunteering at Farnham Park

    • Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at 09:30 - 12:30
    • Location: Farnham Park
    • Cost: Free

    Assist us with the management of this historic deer park.

    From March to May inclusive, we are running two volunteer sessions per month on a Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 12:30, and then from June onwards there will be a session every Wednesday morning. Meet at 9.30am at the Farnham Park ranger’s office in the main car park on Folly Hill (GU9 0AU) or check site noticeboards and meet at the work location at 10am.

    Dates and tasks are subject to change – please check with site noticeboards or the ranger beforehand by calling 01252 717047.

    Sessions led by Darren or Vicky.

    Dates and tasks are subject to change – please check with site noticeboards or the ranger beforehand by calling 01252 717047.

    Wednesday 20 June and 27 June

    Himalayan balsam removal: Himalayan balsam is a non native invader which has spread across parts of the Park at the expense of native vegetation. We are aiming to halt its spread by pulling up as many plants as possible. Meeting place to be confirmed.

    Wednesday 4, 11, 18, and 25 July

    Himalayan balsam removal: We will be continuing in our battle with this pink peril. This month we are aiming push this invader right back and eradicate it from parts of the Park. Meeting place to be confirmed.

    Wednesday 1, 8, and 15 August

    Himalayan balsam removal: We will re-visit previously cleared areas to removed any plants which escaped our attention last month. Meeting place to be confirmed.

    Wednesday 22 and 29 August

    Traditional hay making: We will be cutting and raking grassland areas to create favourable conditions for wild flowers and prevent scrub and brambles from taking over. Meeting place to be confirmed

    Wednesday 5, 12, 19, and 26 September

    Scrub clearance: We will be clearing scrub in the grazing area to make new areas accessible for the cattle. Meeting place to be confirmed.

    More information

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

     

  • Volunteering at Broadwater Park

    • Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Broadwater Park
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions are run on the third Wednesday of the month. Meet at the Old Stable Block, next to the community centre off Summers road, GU7 3BH. Sessions led by James.

    Wednesday 20 June

    Clearing sycamore seedlings from the hedge along Summers Road.

    Wednesday 18 July

    Tidying and weeding the beds at the rear of Farncombe Wanderers Cricket Club pavilion and also removing tree stakes and ties where they are no longer necessary.

    Wednesday 15 August

    Woodland management work in clearings near the boundary with the golf course.

    Wednesday 19 September

    Clearing weeds and grass from hedge along school boundary.

  • Lest We Forget

    • Saturday, 2 June 2018 - Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: Haslemere Educational Museum
    • Cost: Admission by donation

    A commemorative exhibition to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War with a uniquely local perspective.

    Hear first-hand accounts of the experiences of local men and women and research done by local schoolchildren. A wide range of artefacts will be on display. 

    Haslemere Museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.

    Find out more

    Visit the Haslemere Museum website

  • Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    • Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: The Museum of Farnham, 38 West St, Farnham GU9 7DX
    • Cost: Free entry

    Exhibition: Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    Willmer_House_by_Thomas_HunterA hop grower’s residence, a school for young ladies, a dentist’s surgery; Since Willmer House was built in 1718 it has been many different things to different people. In this special exhibition celebrating 300 years of Willmer House, visitors will be able to learn more about the history of the building through material specially selected by pupils from Potters Gate School.

    More information

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