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Found 119 activities

Activity key

  • Big Green Weekend
  • Green Gym
  • Practical conservation activity
  • I Dig Trees: OVO Tree Planting
  • Health walk
  • Children's activity
  • Training or workshop
  • Food growing activity
  • Community event or activity
  • Wildlife surveying activity
  • Wednesday 29th January 2020

    Bird feeders workshop

    With Richmond Green Gym

    At Meadway Orchard

    Activity description

    There are many different bird species living in and around our project sites; blue tits, robins, sparrows, blackbirds... They all benefit from an extra source of food during the winter so we're making some bird feeders for them. This is a Dementia Friendly activity, everyone welcome!

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  • Wednesday 29th January 2020

    Scrub clearance

    With Norwich Midweek Group

    At Danby Park & Wood

    Activity description

    clearing scrub

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  • Wednesday 29th January 2020

    Basic Woodwork (Wednesday)

    With ACLS Introduction to Woodwork

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    This course runs for 5 weeks, every Wednesday from Wednesday 15th January until Wednesday 12th February: For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A simple garden bench - Maybe a simple project of your choice This course is FREE, if you are in receipt of income related benefits or have a salary below £16,009.50 (per annum). Otherwise it is £75, or £20 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Evidence of benefits/pension must be provided before the course starts. There will be a small charge of £5.00 for materials To enrol on a course or form more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk

    This is a paid event.

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  • Thursday 30th January 2020

    Stag beetle loggery

    With Isleworth Green Gym

    At Redlees Park

    Activity description

    We are building a stag beetle loggery in Redlees Park to enhance this specie population as it's been decreasing in Europe during the past years. Stag beetle larvae live for 7 years underground feeding from dead wood so we're building a habitat for them to thrive. Side activities will also be allocated so everyone will be very welcome.

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  • Thursday 30th January 2020

    NEW SITE: Wildlife Hedgerow Planting in the Regents Park Estates

    With Camden Green Gym

    At Regents Park Estates

    Activity description

    This is a Brand new project for the Camden Green Gym. We will be creating a network of wildlife friendly hedgerows around the Regents Park Estate. With your help we will be planting 800 tree saplings as wildlife hedges around Thirlmere, The Combe and Ennerdale buildings. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to connect us with local green spaces. The Camden Green Gym® runs at different parks & public gardens across Camden. The Green Gym® is a unique way to get fit, transform the environment, meet new people and learn new skills. Each day starts with a warm up and finishes with a cool down before and after a range of light to vigorous activities, designed to suit all abilities.

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  • Thursday 30th January 2020

    Gorse control to protect heather

    With Norwich Midweek Group

    At Mousehold Heath

    Activity description

    Removing gorse

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  • Thursday 30th January 2020

    Wild Ways Well

    With Cumbernauld Wild Ways Well Open Group

    At Muirfield Community Education Centre

    Activity description

    The Wild Ways Well Open group is available for anyone who would like to spend some time amongst nature to help improve their mental wellbeing. We use the internationally recognised Five Ways Well framework and combine it with fun and informative sessions in the parks and nature reserves of Cumbernauld. On each session we will walk to a Scottish Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve and spend time exploring the woods. We’ll stop for a cup of tea made over a fire and have a chat about nature or what’s going on in our lives. And we’ll take on a nature based activity – learning about wildlife, doing some practical conservation work, making natural art, having ago at some photography, contributing to citizen science projects or trying out some forest skills. We’ll discover new things about nature and about ourselves, make new friends, and learn new skills. Along the way participants can also earn a John Muir Discover award. Sessions start at 12.30pm and run for around 3 hours

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  • Friday 31st January 2020

    Introduction to Hedgelaying

    With ACLS Practical Volunteering

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    This course runs every Friday for 4 weeks from Fri 21st Jan until Fri 14th Feb. Learn the traditional countryside craft of hedgelaying on this four day practical introductory course. We provide safety boots, waterproofs and all the necessary tools and equipment, just bring a packed lunch and a drink. This course is FREE, if you are in receipt of income related benefits or have a salary below £16,009.50 (per annum). Otherwise it is £60, or £16 for those over state pension age. Evidence of benefits must be provided before the course starts. To enrol on a course or for more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk

    This is a paid event.

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  • Friday 31st January 2020

    Introduction to Willow Weaving

    With ACLS Craft Courses

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    This course runs for 4 weeks, every Friday from Friday 24th January until Friday 14th February. An introduction into the world of willow weaving. During this 4 week course you will be taught the basic skills to carry out a variety of willow weaving projects; be able to identify appropriate weaving material (including other plants not just willow) and become familiar with the tools used in this traditional craft.

    This is a paid event.

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  • Friday 31st January 2020

    Basic Woodwork (Friday)

    With ACLS Introduction to Woodwork

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    This course runs for 5 weeks, every Friday from Friday 17th January until Friday 14th February: For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A simple garden bench - Maybe a simple project of your choice This course is FREE, if you are in receipt of income related benefits or have a salary below £16,009.50 (per annum). Otherwise it is £75, or £20 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Evidence of benefits/pension must be provided before the course starts. There will be a small charge of £5.00 for materials To enrol on a course or for more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk

    This is a paid event.

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