Events for Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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  • Volunteering at the Lammas Lands

    • Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Lammas Lands GU7 1HR
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions on these floodplain meadows usually take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 – 13:00.

    Sessions led by James.

    Wednesday 27 June

    Ragwort pulling: We need to remove this poisonous plant from Overgone meadow to protect the grazing cattle. Meet by Overgone Meadow entrance off of Bridge road, GU7 3DT.

    Wednesday 25 July

    Ragwort pulling: Removing the remainder of the poisonous ragwort so that it is not eaten by cattle grazing Overgone meadow. Meet by Overgone Meadow entrance off of Bridge road, GU7 3DT.

    Wednesday 22 August

    Vegetation management around the pond in Catteshall meadow. Meet at gate onto Catteshall Meadow beside Godalming United Church, GU7 3DU.

    Wednesday 26 September

    Pondside vegetation management: Continuing with tackling the vegetation around the pond on Catteshall meadow.

    Meet at gate onto Catteshall Meadow beside Godalming United Church, GU7 3DU.

    More information

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

  • 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

  • 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.

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