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.

Contact Info

To get in touch please  use the contact form or text/ring Rick on 07908 084709. If you are making your own way to the site please contact Rick on the above number.

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JUNE

NOTE: Tasks can be subject to alteration, please re-check the website the day before task for any changes.

Sunday 2nd June
Location
: Ravenden Clough, Smithills Hall, Bolton
Task: Finishing the footpath we started in January at one of Bolton's most iconic locations.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 12th June
Indoor Meeting: Find out what plans we have for the rest of the month.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 16th June
Location: Emmanuel School, Lumb Carr Road, Holcombe, Bury
Task: Work on an outdoor classroom. Another new school for BCV and another opportunity to encourage a new generation of conservationists.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 30th June
Location: TBC
Task: Dry stone walling. Details to be confirmed.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD




JULY

Wednesday 10th July

Indoor Meeting: Find out what plans we have for the rest of the month.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 14th July
Location: TBC
Task: TBC
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 28th July
Location: TBC
Task: TBC
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD




AUGUST


Sunday 11th August
Location: TBC
Task: TBC
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 14th August
Indoor Meeting: Last meeting before Wildfest,
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 25th AUGUST
Location
: Moses Gate Country Park
Task: BCV WILDFEST
BCV's 2019 Wildfest has been pencilled in for Sunday 25th August. Last year's event was a massive success and this year we hope it will be even bigger. We'll have hurdle and den making, pond dipping, bug hunts to name just a few fun nature and wildlife themed activities.


The event is FREE and open to the public from 11:00 am, no need to book a place, and continues through to 4:00pm. More details will appear here as things develop.

Volunteer Teams Meet 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD or at the bird hide near Rock Hall, Moses Gate CP.