Group Meetings & Workday Schedule

LOWER BURGH MEADOW CONSERVATION GROUP EST March 2010.
WORK DAY & EVENTS PLAN 2019:

Upcoming Meetings (Held at Charnock Richard Football Club, 7pm for 7:15pm start)

10 January 2019
14 February 2019
14 March 2019
11 April 2019
9 May 2019
13 June 2019
11 July 2019
15 August 2019
12 September 2019
10 October 2019
14 November 2019
12 December 2019

2019 Scheduled Workdays

13 January 2019 (Woodland thinning & nest box cleaning)
17 February 2019 (Woodland thinning)
17 March 2019 (Woodland thinning)
14 April 2019 (Sycamore removal and Balsam)
12 May 2019 (Sycamore removal & Balsam)
16 June 2019 (Public Balsam Bash)
14 July 2019 (Balsam removal)
18 August 2019 (Balsam removal)
15 September 2019
13 October 2019
17 November 2019
15 December 2019

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.

Wednesday 12th Andrew Collier from 8am ish to cut meadow area 3. Members to police ( time to be confirmed )

September – Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th .Work day. rake up arising’s from meadow cut area 3

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

October – Saturday 13th cut hedges & flora round pond.
Sunday 14th Rake up arising’s round pond and tidy up hedge cuttings.

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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