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Wildlife Wednesdays – Moss Valley

01-05-19 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

Related upcoming events

  • 06-06-24 10:00 - 06-06-24 13:00

    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust as we help to remove the invasive plant species Himalayan Balsam from the banks of the Shire Brook in Shire Brook Nature Reserve!

    When: Thursday 6th June 10am-1pm

    Where: We will be meetining in the Car park at Shire Brook Nature Reserve. Adress: Shire |Brook Nature Reserve Car Park, Stone Ln, Sheffield S13 7BR. What 3 Words: ///posed.tamed.marked. Google Maps Pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/VRbZA4GVpFQzgr257

    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 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 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.

  • 20-06-24 10:00 - 20-06-24 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 20th June 10am-1pm

    Where: We will be meeting in the car park off McGregor's way outside nMcGregor's pond. Adress:McGregor's Way, Chesterfield S40 2UB. What 3 Words: ///theme.option.candle. Google Maps Pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/6RYDkkLwULGPotPA6

    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 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 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.

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