The BCV's calendar for the coming months

Tasks and How to Join In

The meeting point for all tasks and indoor meetings are stated on the task calendar below. tasks are every other sunday; indoor meetings are on the second wednesday of each month, see task list below.

Remember there are no joining fees, to get involved just turn up on the day or for more information contact us via our contact form

Please wear old clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies, waterproofs may also be useful. tea and coffee is provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. transport is also available for those who do not have their own.

Families are welcome but children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 14-16 year olds require parents permission. Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme participants seeking volunteer opportunities are welcome, contact Rick for availability of place.
 

If you are making your own way to the site please check with task co-ordinator Rick Parker on task day for last minute changes on 07908 084709.

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OCTOBER

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Sunday 21st October
Location: Canon Slade school, Bolton
Task: We will be working on the long neglected newt pond to celebrate Halloween. Suitable clothing (witches hats etc.) must be worn.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD



NOVEMBER

Sunday 4th November
Location: Blackleach Country Park, Walkden, Salford
Task: Tidying up the tern islands in preparation for their re-tern in spring. Hopefully the weather won't tern bad.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 14th November
Indoor Meeting: The nights are drawing in so you have no excuse for not turning up to our monthly chin wag.
Meet: 8:00pm inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 18th November
Location:Somewhere on the Smithills Estate, details to follow
Task:Our first hedgelaying session of the season with the Woodland Trust.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD



DECEMBER

Sunday 2nd December
Location: Hacken Lane, Little Lever
Task: We return to the great crested newt pond we worked on in April.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 12th December
Indoor Meeting: Our last indoor meeting of the year.
Meet: 8:00pm inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 16th December
Location: Jumbles Local Nature Reserve, Turton
Task: Hedgelaying and coppicing.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 30th December
Location:A woodland in Bolton, details to follow
Task: Some woodland management to end the year
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD