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Activities near MK417TD

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  • 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
  • Friday 13th December 2019

    Lloyd Park Green gym

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    About 42.8 miles away from your postcode

    At Lloyd Park

    Activity description

    Green Gyms are fun and free outdoor sessions where you will be guided in practical activities such as planting trees, sowing meadows and establishing wildlife ponds. Unlike other conservation projects, the emphasis is very much on health and fitness - volunteers warm up and cool down in preparation for a range of light to vigorous activities to suit all abilities. In fact, almost a third more calories can be burnt in some Green Gym sessions than in an average aerobics class! Unlike many conventional gyms, taking part in a Green Gym is free and a great social activity too, allowing you to meet new people and work together to transform your local area, while also learning new skills every week. Green Gym recently featured in an innovative study run by the University of Westminster for the BBC2 programme Trust Me I Am A Doctor. The study monitored changes to the level of the stress hormone cortisol in separate groups of participants taking part in Green Gym, Yoga and Mindfulness sessions. Compared to a similar group of participants that did not engage in any extra activity, the participants in the Green Gym group had an average 20% improvement in cortisol awakening response, which was increased up to 35% in some participants. This study also showed that Green Gym participants reported higher levels of well-being and lower levels of stress.

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  • Saturday 14th December 2019

    Saturday practical conservation workdays

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    About 49.6 miles away from your postcode

    At Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

    Activity description

    Join our regular Saturday conservation workdays at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park and help the wardens carry out vital management work in the park’s different habitats – marsh, meadow, lakes, ponds, shingle beach and woodland. You will be working as part of a team with the park wardens, carrying out tasks such as pond clearing, reed cutting, meadow cutting, coppicing (cutting smaller tree stems), digging and weeding. You don’t need any previous experience and we provide tools and gloves (and wellies or waders if needed). We only use hand tools so you will get some great experience in the more traditional ways of managing habitats.

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  • Sunday 15th December 2019

    Tunnel Gardens

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    About 40.1 miles away from your postcode

    At Tunnel Gardens (Blake Road)

    Activity description

    We will be maintaining the scallops and other tasks.

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  • Monday 16th December 2019

    Green Gym, Practical conservation activity

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    About 48.5 miles away from your postcode

    At Pevensey Road Lnr

    Activity description

    Welcome to Pevensy Road Green Gym, a fantastic way to keep active, meet new people, learn practical skills, spend time outdoors and take care of your local environment through volunteering. Join in, feel good with @TCVHounslow Green Gym!

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  • Tuesday 17th December 2019

    strimming and raking

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    About 19.1 miles away from your postcode

    At Great Stukeley Sssi

    Activity description

    We'll be strimming and raking the grassland to keep nutrients low for wildlife to flourish

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  • Tuesday 17th December 2019 to Wednesday 18th December 2019

    Biodiversity Action Team East

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    About 40.9 miles away from your postcode

    At Alexandra Palace

    Activity description

    We will be working in the woodland belt next to the old race course creating a woodland glade and processing wood to construct a dead hedge to protect the conservation area.

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  • Tuesday 17th December 2019

    Habitat Management at Waterlow Park

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    About 42.4 miles away from your postcode

    At Waterlow Park

    Activity description

    You'll be joining us for our regular Session at Waterlow Park. For this session we will be working in the Upper Pond Nature area. In warmer weather, we strongly advise our volunteers to bring bottles of water with them, sun-cream and sun hats, as well as a rain proof jacket. 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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  • Tuesday 17th December 2019

    Railway Fields work day and WINTER BBQ!

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    About 42.4 miles away from your postcode

    At Railway Fields

    Activity description

    We will be carrying out a range of woodland tasks - felling, coppicing, crown lifting, in the morning followed by our WINTER BBQ! We'll be lighting the coals at 1. Bring a little food if you'd like, and bring your own drinks.

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  • Tuesday 17th December 2019

    Petersham Common Woods, fencing and bulb planting

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    About 48.8 miles away from your postcode

    At Petersham Common

    Activity description

    We'll be back in Petersham Woods, continuing the installment of chestnut paling, haloing around veteran trees, and planting bluebells in some of their roadside glades.

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  • Wednesday 18th December 2019

    strimming and raking

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    About 19.1 miles away from your postcode

    At Great Stukeley Sssi

    Activity description

    We'll be strimming and raking the grassland to keep nutrients low for wildlife to flourish

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