Events on Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Events for Wednesday, 31 July 2019

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  • Volunteering at Farnham Park

    • Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 09:30 - 12:30
    • Location: Farnham Park
    • Cost: Free

    Assist us with the management of this historic deer park.

    Volunteer sessions take place every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 12:30 to assist in the management in this historic deer park. Meet at 9am at the Farnham Park ranger’s office next to the main car park on Folly Hill (GU9 0AU), or check site noticeboards and meet at the work location at 9.30am.

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

    Wednesday 17 July

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at new bridge near Royal Pond

    Wednesday 24 July

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at Nutshell Lane

    Wednesday 31 July

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at Nutshell Lane

    Wednesday 7 August

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at Shady Nook/Lower Hampton Rd noticeboard

    Wednesday 14 August

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at the Avenue (Bells Piece end)

    Wednesday 21  August

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at Nutshell Lane

    Wednesday 28 August

    Invasive Species Removal: Pulling up the invasive Himalayan Balsam. Meet at Yoyo Pond (old rope swing site)

    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, 17 July 2019 - Wednesday, 28 August 2019 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 17 July

    Wildlife surveying: We will be continuing with this year’s biological and environmental surveys across the common. Encompassing birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, these surveys help guide the management of the site.

    Wednesday 24 July

    Himalayan balsam/ black cherry pulling: Clearing invasive black cherry and Himalayan balsam from the woodland at Tilford Nature Reserve.

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

    Wednesday 31 July

    No session

    Wednesday 14 August

    Toad pond maintenance: Cutting vegetation in and around the natterjack toad ponds to maintain a more favourable habitat.

    Wednesday 21 August

    Fixed point photos: We will be undertaking a fixed point photo survey across the common. This long running survey charts the long term changes to the habitats on a landscape scale, and helps guide management priorities.

    Wednesday 28 August

    Fixed point photos: We will be undertaking a fixed point photo survey across the common. This long running survey charts the long term changes to the habitats on a landscape scale, and helps guide management priorities.

    More information

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

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