Sheepdrove Wildlife Volunteers spring events

Cowslips on Bockhampton Down

Cowslips on Bockhampton Down

Would you like to join our wildlife projects? Help us to manage and monitor the natural heritage of the beautiful Lambourn Downs. As a nature conservation volunteer you’ll be able to enjoy an outdoor experience in a very special area of the English countryside, where Berkshire meets Oxfordshire.

Here is our early spring 2010 events list.

New team members are always welcome.

Monday 8th March: 10am-3pm
Bird and Bat Boxes (no2).

Another session to install homes for wildlife.

Monday 15th March: 10am-3pm
Docks and Thistles!

Digging out docks and thistles at conservation areas. Also checking the progress of new plants we have established.

Monday 22nd March: 10am-3pm
Spring Walk & Picnic.

Enjoy a springtime nature walk and picnic at Nut Wood. Help us to build a big bird feeder too!

Monday 29th March: no task.

Monday 5th April: no task.

Monday 12th April: 10am-3pm
Wildlife Surveys.

Introductory sessions. Butterfly habitats and breeding birds. Possibly others!

Monday 19th April: 10am-3pm
Butterfly Bank, habitat task.
Creative management of scrub, brambles and the ‘ecological mosaic’ at the Butterfly Bank.

Sheepdrove Wildlife Volunteers – taking part

Meet: The farm office, at Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre, Sheepdrove Road, Lambourn, Berkshire. Directions and map at What to bring: Please bring a packed lunch – we will picnic on the farm! Bring clothes to suit any weather and sensible boots or wellies. Contact us: Please tell us if you’re coming – call Jason Ball on 01488 674727 or email .


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