'Help us' plea at Coombe Brook

January 31 2017

FRIENDS of Coombe Brook Valley have organised a series of events throughout the year - but need your help.

FRIENDS of Coombe Brook Valley have organised a series of events throughout the year - but need your help.

The group, which looks after the Fishponds nature reserve, is seeking volunteers for a mixture of litter picking and woodland management sessions. These include seasonally appropriate activities like scrub clearing before birds nest and grass cutting in September. Dates also feature some fun and informative sessions too. 

All sessions are from 10.30am-12.30pm and volunteers should meet at the top of the steps on Moorlands Road.

Dates are as follows:

• Sunday Feb 26 – Litter pick/scrub bash

• Saturday March 25 – litter pick

• Sunday April 23 – litter pick

•Sunday June 25 – Foraging walk

• Sunday September 3 – Litter pick/grass cutting/scrub bashing

• October 1 – scrub bashing

• October 31 – pumpkin carving competition/spooky halloween walk (evening time tbc)

• November 18 – scrub bashing

• December 2 – scrub bashing

The Friends are also keen to hear any stories, or local history, that older community residents may have about the Coombe Brook Valley. 

They can be contacted by email at  coombebrook@gmail.com.

For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsOfCoombeBrook/

or the website http://friendsofcoombebrookvalley.weebly.com/