Task Calendar


Please wear old clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies, waterproofs may also be useful in bad 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.

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.

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Winter Tasks 2022

Sunday 23rd January – Doffcocker Lodge LNR, Bolton.
Task: Reedbed Management.
Difficulty: Hard.
Hard core conservation on one of Doffcocker’s reedbeds (or is it reed beds?). These are massively important habitats and support hundreds of species from bugs to bittern. Bittern have been seen at Doffcocker but don’t stay, can we change their minds?

Find a map of the site at this What3words link – windy.lake.loved

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

Sunday 6th February – The Barlow, Edgworth.
Task: Hedge Laying.
Difficulty: Medium/Hard.
Back to the Barlow for more hedge laying fun with the Barlow’s own volunteers.

Find a map of the site at this What3words link – weds.mirrorring.rotation

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

Wednesday 9th February – Indoor/Remote Meeting
Zoom meeting at the Sweet Green Tavern. You can turn up in person at the Sweet Green at 8:00pm or make a virtual appearance on Zoom at 8:00pm.

Sunday 13th February – Walker Fold Wood, Bolton.
Task: Tree Planting
Difficulty: Medium
Tree planting at Walker Fold Wood.

Find a the site’s location at What3words link- boats.pigs.gladiators

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

Sunday 20th February – Dunscar Woods, Dunscar.
Task: Woodland Management
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
Tree thinning at Dunscar woods, click this link to see what we did last time.
Meeting on Dunscar Business Park car park BL7 9PQ

Find a map of the site at this What3words link – clip.skins.cases

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

Sunday 6th March – Moses Gate Country Park, Bolton.
Task: Restoring the Orchard.
Difficulty: Medium
The last time we were here it was nothing but brambles and not many trees, this time there are fewer brambles. See what we did last time with the Rock hall volunteers.

Find a map of the site at this What3words link – tiny.moon.invent

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

Wednesday 9th March- Indoor/Remote Meeting
Zoom meeting at the Sweet Green Tavern. You can turn up in person at the Sweet Green at 8:00pm or make a virtual appearance on Zoom at 8:00pm.

Sunday 20th March – Longsight Park, Bolton.
Task: Woodland Management and Pond Maintenance.
Difficulty: Hard
We’ll be managing a woodland and maintaining a pond. Meet Longsight car park BL2 3JT

Find a map of the site at this What3words link – nature.become,banana

Rick will be picking up at the Sweet Green Tavern up to 9:45am. Send him a text if you need a lift.

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

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