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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JULY

Check the BCV Rambles page for new details of our 23rd July walk

Sunday 30th July
Location: Wayoh and Delph Reservoirs
Task: Hedgerow management and balsam bashing for United Utilities.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


 
AUGUST

Wednesday 9th August
Indoor Meeting: Our monthly meeting at Molly's pub. Find out about the new boat and other exciting stuff, it's more fun than tidying your sock draw.
Meet: 8:00pm inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Sunday 13th August
Location: Rivington, Sheep House Lane
Task: Dry stone walling at our usual location in the green fields of Rivington.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Sunday 27th August
Location: Eatock Lodge, Daisy Hill
Task: Habitat management on the site of an old colliery that not only returned to nature but became one of the most important sites for toads in the region.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


 
SEPTEMBER
 
Sunday 10th September
Location: Doffcocker Lodge LNR, Bolton
Task: Island management work, we'll be clearing scrub and weeds to improve habitat for tern.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Wednesday 13th September
Indoor Meeting: Our monthly meeting at Molly's pub.
Meet: 8:00pm inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Sunday 24th September
Location: Rumworth Lodge, Bolton
Task: Managing the tern islands in preparation for the birds' return next spring.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD