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Everyone is welcome to join us. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch and drink on all day walks.  Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

Sunday 26 March

Three Parks Link Walk
An 11 moderate mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country parks.
10am @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2QA.

Monday 27 March                       

Conservation Day in Hollingworth
Willow tunnel and site maintenance at Etherow Lodge. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Etherow Lodge main entrance, Manchester Road, Hollingworth, SK14 8JZ.

Sunday 2 April                                  

Birdwalk
Discover birdlife of the Medlock Valley on this gentle stroll with John Courtman.
10am – 12noon @ Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Park Bridge, Ashton OL6 8AQ.

Thursday 6 April

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Site maintenance and a spring clean on the Staley Way. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Staley Way car park, bottom of Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge. SK15 2QA

Tuesday 11 April

Conservation Day in Dukinfield
Site maintenance and a spring clean by the Peak Forest Canal. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Lift bridge on Peak Forest Canal, off Astley Street, Dukinfield, opposite Astley Arms. SK16 4QF

Tuesday 11 April

Small Steps into Spring
Bring the kids on this mini, family friendly ramble around Silver Springs. Suitable for buggies, 2 miles.
1 pm at the side of the boating lake, Darnton Road, Stalybridge SK15 1NH

Thursday 13 April

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Preparing stone for the walling course at Gorse Hall. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Quarry Street car park, Stalybridge SK15 1TL

Easter Sunday 16 April  

Easter Egg Hunt
An egg – stravaganza for younger children. As well as the hunt there will be competitions for best dressed Easter egg and bonnet.
1pm - 3pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane Gee Cross, Hyde.

Tuesday 18 April

Conservation Day in Hyde
Gardening and site maintenance in the grounds of Pole Bank Hall. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Pole Bank Depot, Stockport Road, Hyde. SK14 5EZ

 

Thursday 20 April

Conservation Day in Dukinfield
Site maintenance and bulb planting at Dewsnap playing fields. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am - 3pm @ Noticeboard on Dewsnap Lane, Dukinfield - SK16 5AW

 

Monday 24 April

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Path work to provide better public access by the Hollinwood Branch Canal. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Littlemoss car park, Lumb Lane, Droylsden. M43 7LN

 

Thursday 27 April

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Preparing stone for the walling course at Gorse Hall. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Quarry Street car park, Stalybridge SK15 1TL

 

Sunday 30 April                               

Chadkirk Chapel Ramble
A 10 mile walk across wild, windswept Werneth Low to the historic delights of Chadkirk Chapel and back via Etherow Country Park.
10am – 3.30pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane Gee Cross, Hyde.

Thursday 4 May

Conservation Day in Mossley Park
A variety of tasks in this well-used park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Mossley Hall, Mossley Park, Stamford Road Mossley, OL5 0BA, Limited parking behind toilet block

 

Monday 8 May

Conservation Day in Hyde Park
Clearing brambles and spring cleaning in this well-loved site. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Park Road, Hyde. SK14 4JT

Tuesday 9 May

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Walling and Site maintenance at Gorse Hall. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Quarry Street car park, Stalybridge SK15 1TL

 

Thursday 11 May

Conservation Day in Stamford Park
A variety of tasks in this well-used park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am – 3pm @Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2JT

Tuesday 16 May

Conservation Day in Hollingworth
A spring clean in Etherow Lodge Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @Etherow Lodge main entrance, Manchester Road, Hollingworth. SK14 8JZ


Thursday 18 May

Conservation Day in Carrbrook
Stone Pitching – creating a pathway out of dry stone in Cowbury Dale. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ

Monday 22 May

Conservation Day in Hyde
A spring clean on the Trans - Pennine Trail. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm @ Entrance to Trans Pennine Trail, below no.167 Apethorn Lane, Hyde. SK14 5DN

Tuesday 23 May

Conservation Day in Carrbrook
Stone Pitching – creating a pathway out of dry stone in Cowbury Dale. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ

Thursday 25 May

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Site maintenance and a Spring clean on Copperas Field. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @Copperas Field entrance on Juniper Crescent, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden. M43 6QJ

 

Tuesday 30 May

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Site maintenance and a Spring clean at Medlock Fields. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Saxon Street car park, Droylsden, M43 7FR

 

Thursday 1 June

Conservation Day in Dukinfield
Site maintenance at Tower Street Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Near 6 Tower Street, Dukinfield, SK16 5NE

 

Thursday 8 June

Conservation Day in Stamford Park
A variety of tasks in this well-used park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

10am – 3pm @ Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2JT

 

Monday 12 June

Balsam Bashing in Hyde Park Woodlands.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Park Road, Hyde. SK14 4JT

Thursday 15 June

Conservation Day on Egmont Street Fields
A variety of tasks in this well-used park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am – 3pm @ Egmont Street Entrance, between river and canal, Mossley. OL5 9NB

Tuesday 20 June

Balsam Bashing at Cowbury and Castle Clough Local Nature Reserve.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ

Thursday 22 June

Balsam Bashing in Haughton Dale Local Nature Reserve.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Car park at bottom of Meadow Lane, Haughton Green, Denton. M34 7QA

Monday 26 June

Balsam Bashing in Hulmes and Hardy Wood.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm @ Stockport Road Lay-by, Denton M34 6ET

Tuesday 27 June

Balsam Bashing in the Brushes Valley.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am – 3pm @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge. SK15 2QA

Thursday 29 June

Balsam Bashing on Roaches.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am -3pm @ Lay-by opposite Royal George Hotel, Manchester Road, Greenfield. OL3 7HX 


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