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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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August

 

Tuesday 14 August

Balsam control 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

 

Thursday 16 August

Balsam control by the Hollinwood Branch Canal.
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 Littlemoss Camp car park, Lumb Lane, Droylsden. M43 7LN

 

Monday 20 August

Balsam control 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 Apethorn Lane car park, Hyde. SK14 5DN

 

Tuesday 21 August

Balsam control on Brushes.
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, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP

 

Thursday 23 August

Balsam Control in Castle Clough and Cowbury Dale, Carrbrook.
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 Rd, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ

 

Sunday 26 August

Wire, Linoleum and Wallpaper
An easy four mile stroll with Brian Taylor, volunteer for over 40 years, in the woodlands around Denton, now rich in wildlife, which hide evidence
of a once industrial past.

1pm – 4pm @ Bottom of Cemetery Road, off Stockport Road, Denton. M34 6ER

 

Tuesday 28 August

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 Lees Park entrance, near 94 Lynwood Grove, Audenshaw. M34 5TE

 

Thursday 30 August

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 Copperas Field entrance, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden. M43 6QJ

 

September

Sunday 2 September

Three Parks Link Walk
An 11 moderate mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country Parks.

10am – 4pm @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2QA

 

Tuesday 4 September

Conservation Day in Sunnybank Park, Droylsden.
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 Sunny Bank Park off Lewis Road, Droylsden. M43 6WR

 

Thursday 6 September

Hayraking in Haughton Dale Local Nature Reserve.
After a summer of colourful flowering, it’s now time to cut and rake our meadows in order to ensure we continue to have these important grassland habitats. 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 Meadow Lane Car park, bottom of, Haughton Green, Denton. M34 7QA

 

Saturday 8 September

Millbrook Heritage Trail
On National Heritage Weekend, explore the history of the growth of Millbrook and the decline of the cotton industry on a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.

1pm – 4pm  @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3FH

 

Tuesday 11 September

Hayraking at Littlemoss Camp, Droylsden.
After a summer of colourful flowering, it’s now time to cut and rake our meadows in order to ensure we continue to have these important grassland habitats. 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 Camp car park, Lumb Lane, Droylsden. M43 7LN

 

Thursday 13 September

Conservation Day in Stamford Park
A variety of tasks in this popular 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

 

Sunday 16 September

By Highland Church
Join John and Margaret on this moderate 11 mile ramble through the woods and over the moors to the heights of Tameside.

10am – 4.30pm @ Lymefield Broad Mills, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom. SK14 6AG

 

Tuesday 18 September

Hayraking in the Brushes Valley.
After a summer of colourful flowering, it’s now time to cut and rake our meadows in order to ensure we continue to have these important grassland habitats. 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, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP

 

Thursday 20 September

Path Work to provide better public access in Cowbury Dale and a litter pick. 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

 

Sunday 23 September

Equinox Amble
On the morning of equal night and day, enjoy a short walk in Cowbury Dale Local Nature Reserve looking for wildlife preparing for Autumn.

8am – 11am @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Rd, Carrbrook, Stalybridge, SK15 3PJ.

 

Tuesday 24 September

A variety of tasks in this popular 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 Cheetham Park play area, off Acres Lane, Stalybridge. SK15 2JR

 

Tuesday 25 September

Hayraking in the Brushes Valley.
After a summer of colourful flowering, it’s now time to cut and rake our meadows in order to ensure we continue to have these important grassland habitats. 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, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP

 

Thursday 27 September

Hayraking on Copperas Field, Droylsden.
After a summer of colourful flowering, it’s now time to cut and rake our meadows in order to ensure we continue to have these important grassland habitats. 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, Juniper Crescent, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden. M43 6QJ

 

Sunday 30 September

The Cown Edge Walk
 Enjoy this popular 12 mile walk with grand views, old stories and lots of fresh hill country air.

10am – 3.30pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR


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