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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. 

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February
 

Wednesday 21 February

Nature and Nestboxes
With Spring and the nesting season just around the corner, come and give our feathered friends a helping hand this half term. Help us create a giant nest in the woods and build a birdbox to take home. £ 3 charge per nest box.
12 – 3pm Cheetham Park, Acres Lane, Stalybridge SK15 2JR.

Monday 26 February

Conservation Day in Denton
Coppicing in Haughton Dale to provide a varied structure and light levels which will form a better habitat for wildlife. 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 to 3pm Meadow Lane car park, Haughton Green, Denton. M34 7QA
 

Tuesday 27 February

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Woodland Management on Staley Way to provide a varied structure and light levels which will form a better habitat for wildlife. 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 to 3pm Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge. SK15 2QA
 

March

Thursday 1 March

Conservation Day in Mossley
Coppicing path margins on Roaches. 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 to 3pm Lay-by opposite Royal George Hotel, Manchester Road, Greenfield. OL3 7HX 
 

Sunday 4 March

Three Parks Link Walk
A moderate  11 mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country Parks.
10am @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2QA.  6 hours

 

Monday 5 March

Conservation Day in Hyde
Clearing brambles in Hyde Park woods. 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 to 3pm Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Lodge Lane. SK14 4JX
 

Thursday 8 March

Conservation Day at Stamford Park
Site maintenance in the Dingle, Stamford 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 to 3pm Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge. SK15 2JT
 

Monday 12 March

Conservation Day in Ashton
Coppicing and felling in Daisy Nook. 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 to 3pm Bardsley Bridge car park, Oldham Road, Ashton under Lyne. OL7 9PG
 

Tuesday 13 March

Conservation Day in Mossley Park
Site maintenance in Mossley 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 to 3pm Mossley Park, Stamford Road Mossley. OL5 0BA Limited parking.
 

Thursday 15 March

Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Woodland thinning in Cowbury Green.
10am to 3pm Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ
 

Sunday 18 March

Etherow Classic
Join John and Margaret Morrison on this ten mile walk to Compstall and back with hills, woods, rivers, lows and beautiful views.
10am – 4.30pm @ Lymefield Visitor Centre, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom, SK14 6AG   
 

Monday 19 March

Conservation Day in Hyde
Clearing paths, culverts and maintaining rights of 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 to 3pm Osborne Rd. Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5PY
 

Sunday 25 March         

Rome on the Low
Take a 4 mile stroll back through the ages, with Maximus Bamforth, when Imperial Rome governed Werneth Low and Tameside with a hand of iron.
1pm – 3pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR
 

Monday 26 March

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Path improvements at 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 to 3pm Lumn Farm, parking on street, Peregrine Crescent, off Littlemoss Road, Droylsden. M43 7TA
 

Tuesday 27 March

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Path improvements at 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 to 3pm Lumn Farm, parking on street, Peregrine Crescent, off Littlemoss Road, Droylsden. M43 7TA
 

April

Easter Sunday 1 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. SK14 5LR
 

Wednesday 4 April          

Go Wild in Spring
A chance for the whole family to get outdoors and ‘Go wild’. You can try a bit of den building, have a go at bug hunting and see what secret life lurks beneath the waters of the pond.
1pm – 3pm @ the car park, bottom of Meadow Lane, Haughton Green, Denton. M34 7QA 
 

Sunday 22 April                   

Spring in your step
Explore the Tame Valley to see whether spring has sprung. Bluebells just flowering, vibrant green leaves and the first songbirds will all be there for your enjoyment on this six mile walk.
11am-3pm @Hyde Central Station car park, Great Norbury Street, Hyde, SK14 1BW
 

Sunday 29 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. SK14 5LR            
 

Sunday 29 April                   

Spring Family Fun Day
Celebrate Spring with a family funday. Lots of mostly free entertainment; face painting, craft workshops, climbing wall, music, sports activities, stalls and street theatre amidst a carpet of spring flowers.
12noon - 4pm @ Stamford Park, Stalybridge, SK15 1NJ


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