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Wildlife Wednesdays – Moss Valley

19-06-19 10:00 - 15:00
Address: 1 Ridgeway Moor, Ridgeway, Sheffield S12 3XY, UK

Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust volunteer days aimed at restoring the riverine environment. All abilities welcome!

Timings: 10am – 3pm with a break for lunch and refreshments. Feel free to come to part of the day if required. 

What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes.

Tasks include: We will be concentrating on removing the invasive weed Himalayan Balsam all along the Moss catchment by pulling up the plant which has very shallow root systems.

Location: The meeting point will change each week depending on how far along the river we have made progress. Sign-up as a volunteer under ‘catchment volunteer’ here to receive updated meeting points. 

Contact us: via email at [email protected] or call 01302 796173

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    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we work to remove litter from the Car Brook in Handsworth

     

    When: Tuesday 9th July 2024 10am – 1pm

     

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    What to bring: We provide all of the equipment on the day however please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy shoes or boots and long trousers. We can provide wellingtons to borrow on the day but please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] to ensure we have your size. 

     

    What to expect: We will be walking along the paths in the wood, collecting litter and brining it back up to the road. We will have a break at 11:30 am for refreshments and biscuits, provided by DCRT. 

     

    Joining us? All are welcome however not all of our sites are completely accessible to all, please check the access advice below. Please let us know if you are coming as a new volunteer so we can plan accordingly by emailing [email protected] or contacting project volunteer officer Charlotte Landry-Jennings 07561588275

  • 10-07-24 10:00 - 10-07-24 13:00

    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we help to remove the invasive plant species Himalayan Balsam from the banks of the Moss in the Moss Valley!

     

    When: Wednesday 10th July, 10am - 1pm

    Where: We will be meeting in the Ford Wheel Dam car park, S12 3YD
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    What to bring: We provide all of the equipment on the day however please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy shoes or boots and long trousers. Even if it is warm weather, it is advisable to cover up to protect against spiky plants and stings. We can provide wellingtons to borrow on the day but please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] to ensure we have your size. 

     

    What to expect: We will be walking along the paths along the river, pulling up Himalayan Balsam and leaving it in piles once we have snaped or crushed it below the bottom node. We will have a break at for refreshments and biscuits, provided by DCRT. With it being a longer session, you are more than welcome to bring along lunch. 

     

    Joining us? All are welcome however not all of our sites are completely accessible to all, please check the access advice below. Please let us know if you are coming as a new volunteer so we can plan accordingly by emailing [email protected] or contacting project volunteer officer Charlotte Landry-Jennings 07561588275.

  • 11-07-24 10:00 - 11-07-24 13:00

    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we help to remove the invasive plant species Himalayan Balsam from the banks of the River Rother at McGregor's pond!

    When: Thursday 11th July 10am-1pm

    Where: We will be meeting in the car park off McGregor's way outside McGregor's pond.
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    What to bring: We provide all of the equipment on the day however please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy shoes or boots and long trousers. We can provide wellingtons to borrow on the day but please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] to ensure we have your size. 

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    Joining us? All are welcome however not all of our sites are completely accessible to all, please check the access advice below. Please let us know if you are coming as a new volunteer so we can plan accordingly by emailing [email protected] or contacting project volunteer officer Charlotte Landry-Jennings 07561588275.

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    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we help to remove the invasive plant species Himalayan Balsam from the banks of the Moss in the Moss Valley!

     

    When: Wednesday 17th July, 10am - 1pm

    Where: We will be meeting in the Ford Wheel Dam car park, S12 3YD
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    Google Maps Pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/bq3PAnbJhG6CqK7T9

     

    What to bring: We provide all of the equipment on the day however please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy shoes or boots and long trousers. Even if it is warm weather, it is advisable to cover up to protect against spiky plants and stings. We can provide wellingtons to borrow on the day but please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] to ensure we have your size. 

     

    What to expect: We will be walking along the paths along the river, pulling up Himalayan Balsam and leaving it in piles once we have snaped or crushed it below the bottom node. We will have a break at for refreshments and biscuits, provided by DCRT. With it being a longer session, you are more than welcome to bring along lunch. 

     

    Joining us? All are welcome however not all of our sites are completely accessible to all, please check the access advice below. Please let us know if you are coming as a new volunteer so we can plan accordingly by emailing [email protected] or contacting project volunteer officer Charlotte Landry-Jennings 07561588275.

  • 24-07-24 10:00 - 24-07-24 13:00

    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we help to remove the invasive plant species Himalayan Balsam from the banks of the Moss in the Moss Valley!

     

    When: Wednesday 24th July, 10am - 1pm

    Where: We will be meeting in the Ford Wheel Dam car park, S12 3YD
    What 3 Words: https://w3w.co/ages.kicked.jazzy
    Google Maps Pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/bq3PAnbJhG6CqK7T9

     

    What to bring: We provide all of the equipment on the day however please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy shoes or boots and long trousers. Even if it is warm weather, it is advisable to cover up to protect against spiky plants and stings. We can provide wellingtons to borrow on the day but please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] to ensure we have your size. 

     

    What to expect: We will be walking along the paths along the river, pulling up Himalayan Balsam and leaving it in piles once we have snaped or crushed it below the bottom node. We will have a break at for refreshments and biscuits, provided by DCRT. With it being a longer session, you are more than welcome to bring along lunch. 

     

    Joining us? All are welcome however not all of our sites are completely accessible to all, please check the access advice below. Please let us know if you are coming as a new volunteer so we can plan accordingly by emailing [email protected] or contacting project volunteer officer Charlotte Landry-Jennings 07561588275.

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