Events with Chiltern Rangers

Date
26th May 2019
Time
10:30am

VOLUNTEERING EVENTS

Spring is here at last!  The leaves have returned. Wild flowers are growing. The birds are singing and insects are buzzing.  Help us continue to improve the environment for wildlife.  Join us at these events this May, come and volunteer with us to help us improve habitat for wildlife and enhance our beautiful countryside.

 

As well as the extra events below, we have regular week days for volunteering. Green Thursday’s you can meet us and our community mini bus at the Rye car park (Wycombe Lido) at 10.00am if you would like a lift or contact us to meet us on site.  The sessions finish about 1.00pm.  Mega Mondays and Fab Fridays, please contact us to notify you would like to come and you will then meet us at our depot for 9.00am. (These tend to be all day till 5pm) Tea, coffee, cold drinks and biscuits are provided.

 

Visit our events calendar on the website or give us a call.  Keep an eye out for any changes and extra events added on the website http://chilternrangers.co.uk/news/events-calendar-2/

 

SPRING WALK WITH A CHILTERN RANGER – KEEP HILL & DEANGARDEN WOOD

Saturday 11th May 10am-12noon Join Ranger John Shaw for a Spring Walk in these beautiful woods.  Roughly 2 miles long walk.  He will be talking about the benefits of woodland management for the wildlife.  Meet at Warren Wood Drive at the Interpretation panel, entrance to Keep Hill Woods, High Wycombe HP11 1DY.

 

BEACONSFIELD NOW 2019 – BEACONSFIELD RUGBY CLUB

Saturday 11th May 11.30am- 3.30pm.  Join us at this family event which brings together a host of local amenity groups, special interest organisations & charities.  Food & drink, bouncy castle, arts & crafts stalls along with local entertainment!  We are 1 of 3 projects for receiving funding.  Beaconsfield Decides need votes to decide which project will receive the £5k funding. Come along & support our project “Community Conservation with Friends of Holtspur Bank.” We will be helping them to expand their volunteer base by delivering conservation sessions for local residents, schools & community groups.  These sessions will provide skills and experience for local people, whilst improving habitat for wildlife.

 

BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION UTB FIELD MEETING – IVINGHOE BEACON

Sunday 12th May 10.30am – 1.30pm Come along on this guided walk to look for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.  We also hope to see plenty of other spring species. Meet at the National Trust car park Ivinghoe Beacon.  Nearest post code LU7 9DJ.

 

RIVER WYE RESTORATION SESSION – Pann Mill

Saturday 18th May 1PM – 3.30PM  Come and get into the river and help us clean out the rubbish; especially plastic.  Let’s stop the pollution now. #plastic.  Meet us on the Rye in the Wye, just up from Pann Mill, London Road, High Wycombe HP11 1BJ. Wear wellies. Waders provided and a well-earned beverage thanks to The Antelope Public House/ Inbev Brewery for donating drinks  #pointlessplastic #LitterHeroes

 

BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION UTB FIELD MEETING – PITSTONE HILL

Sunday 19th May 10.30am – 1.30pm A chance to explore the chalk scrape at Pitstone Hill (Not Albury Nowers) to see how the regenerating flora is providing food for butterflies.  Meet at National Trust car park Pitstone Hill, Bucks.

 

 

HIGH WYCOMBE TOWN CENTRE PLANTING DAY/LITTER PICK

Friday 24th May 10am – 4pm Join us and HWBIDCo who have funded this project.  We will be planting wild flowers and pollinator friendlies.  Water planters and frogmoor beds. Meet us at the Wycombe Railway Station, Amersham Hill, High Wycombe HP13 6NN then going onto All Saint’s Church yard, The Swan and Frogmoor.

 

BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION UTB FIELD MEETING – BUTTLERS HANGING

Sunday 26th May 10.30am – 1.30pm Join BCUTB and Chiltern Rangers MD John Shaw to see impact of recent winter and summer habitat work by Butterfly Conservation and Chiltern Rangers. Meet south end of the National Trust carpark, top of West Wycombe Hill. (Grid ref SU827950) (please note that it is not possible to park on the road opposite Butler’s hangings.) About a 4km walk with steep slopes.

 

Being outdoors and looking after the environment has a strong impact on our physical and mental wellbeing!   Come along and feel the difference within yourself.  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

 

 

Thank you for your continued support.
Chiltern Rangers    01494 474486  info@chilternrangers.co.uk  www.chilternrangers.co.uk

 

     

 

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