Programme of work

LOWER BURGH MEADOW CONSERVATION GROUP EST March 2010.
WORK DAY & EVENTS PLAN 2018.

Thursday 10th May – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

May – Sunday 13th.
Bracken, Single Bramble, Remove Sycamore.

This work day for digging out pond with machine,
If members could do one evening to cut down Bracken.

May – Thursday 20th May
Evening walk Meet 6-15PM. Euxton Mills – Pincock.??

June – Sunday 3rd.
Public Balsam Bash day.
Remove None Natives – As Per Ecologist Management Plan.

Thursday 14th June – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

June – Sunday 17th June.
Meadow awareness day – 9am till 3 pm.

June -Saturday 23rd .
Coach trip. East Lancs steam train ride from Rawtenstall to Bury Market, Transport museum or Art Galley and town shops.
Leave Chorley 10am, to be at Rawtenstall 30 mins before train leaves at 11.55am, coach picks us up at Bury at 5pm.

National Citizen Service ( The Challenge ) http://www.ncsthechallenge.org/
Set 1 – Monday 2nd July, Tip gate 2pm till 4 pm walk the meadow, talk on meadow, group & conservation, giving them ideas so they can plan the final work day. ( 2/3 members minimum to attend )
Set 1 – Saturday 7th July 2pm till 3 pm, Yp’s to give us there plan for the day etc. ( 1 member minimum to attend )

Thursday 12th July – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

Sunday July 15th ( normal work day )
National Citizen Service ( The Challenge )
Set 1 – Sunday July 15th, tip gate 10pm till 5pm, YP’s arrive 11pm till 5 pm. Balsam bashing for the day etc.

July – Sat or Sun 21st/22nd.
Day time walk, Venue and times to be confirmed.

National Citizen Service ( The Challenge )
Set 2 – Monday 30th July, Tip gate 2pm till 4 pm walk the meadow, talk on meadow, group & Conservation, giving them ideas so they can plan the final work day. ( 2/3 members minimum to attend )
Set 2 – Saturday 4th August 2pm till 3 pm, Yp’s to give us there plan etc. ( 1 member minimum to attend )

Thursday 9th August – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

August – Sunday 12th. Normal Work Day .
National Citizen Service ( The Challenge )
Set 2 – Sunday 12th August, meet tip gate 10am, YP’s arrive 11am.
Remove willow scrub from reed canary grass.
Cut back trees to paths & remove scrub area from meadow as we did in 2017 with network YP’s ( work to be confirmed )

Thursday 13th September – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

September – sat & Sun 8th & 9th. 9am till 3 pm.
Probable Scarecrow Festival Dates.

September – Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th .Work day.
Saturday 16th cut hedges & flora round pond.
Sunday 17th Andrew Collier from 8am ish to cut meadow area 3. ( 1 member to police )
Rake up arisings round pond and tidy up hedge cuttings.

Strim Perimeter cut to chorley councils contracted cut area.

Thursday 11th October – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

October – Sunday 14th
Thin/Coppice plock wood edge.

Thursday 8th November – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

November – sunday 11th.
Thin / coppice plock wood.
As Per Ecologist Management Plan

November – Sunday 25th.
Coach trip, destination to be decided Feb 2017.

Saturday 1st December.
Groups Christmas do, at The Dog & Partridge 7-15 f0r 7-30.
Group The Love Cats.

Thursday 13th December – Charnock Richard Football club 7pm.

December – Sunday 16th.
Remove Sycamore from woodland Pond to tip.
As Per Ecologist Management Plan.

December – in between Christmas and new year.
Clean out nest boxes/work day.

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