Task Calendar


Please wear old season appropriate clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies, waterproofs are also be useful in changeable weather. Also, please bring a packed lunch and something to drink. Transport can be provided if needed. Unsure how to join in? Visit our Joining Tasks page. For more information on any task contact Tom or Rick or use the Contact Form.

Read about our recent tasks here also see the Wild Things Page

Winter Tasks 2024

Want to contribute but can’t get out on task? You can always leave a donation at our crowd funding page hosted by Aviva. Follow this link to find out more.

Rough Guide to Task Difficulty
Easy: Light work such as pruning, planting, weeding, not much walking, mostly flat terrain.
Medium: Digging, sawing branches, some wheel barrowing, could be working on hillsides or uneven terrain.
Hard: Heavy digging, tree felling, barrowing heavy materials, could be hilly or muddy terrain.

Sunday 10th March – Doffcocker Lodge, Doffcocker Brow, Bolton
Task: Celebrate Mothers’ Day at our much loved windy lake with some reed bed management. Better than breakfast in bed. See this earlier post to find out what we do.
Difficulty: Very hard
Find the Site: What3words link – windy.lake.loved

If you need a lift please call/text Rick on 0790808470. Meet at the Sweet Green Tavern (what3words location points.become.merit). We will be setting off from here at 9:45am so make sure you arrive before than. Task starts at the site at 10:00 am. See top of the page for general info on what to wear or bring.

If you have Covid symptoms, or had a positive test, please do not attend.

Wednesday 13th 2024 – Indoor Meeting
Join our hybrid meeting either by Zoom or meeting at the Sweet Green Tavern, Bolton at 7:30 pm. what3words location for pub is awards.divisions.moods

If you have Covid symptoms, or had a positive test, please do not attend at the pub.

Thursday 14th March – Darcy Lever Marshes, New House Farm Pavilion, Off, Hollycroft Ave, Bolton BL2 6HE
Task: Meeting at Sharples Wrestling Club and Gym before moving into the marshes for some pond management. See this earlier post of our previous venture.
Difficulty: Medium/hard
Find the Site: What3words link – newest.walks.logs

At the moment there is no collection from the Sweet Green, please make your own way to the site. Start time at the site 10:00 am

If you have Covid symptoms, or had a positive test, please do not attend.

Sunday 14th March – Winter Hill, Belmont Road, BL7 9QT (across from Lottie’s Cafe/San Marino)
Task: Removing rhododendron from the moorland with Bolton Climbing Group.
Difficulty: Hard
Find the Site: What3words link – marble.rags.hissing

If you need a lift please call/text Rick on 0790808470. Meet at the Sweet Green Tavern (what3words location points.become.merit). We will be setting off from here at 9:45am so make sure you arrive before than. Task starts at the site at 10:00 am. See top of the page for general info on what to wear or bring.

If you have Covid symptoms, or had a positive test, please do not attend.

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