Families are invited to come along and have fun working together in a series of practical conservation tasks on countryside sites in the borough. You will learn about how different habitats are managed for wildlife and benefit from being active in the outdoors. Experienced leaders will help and guide you throughout the session. Children should be aged 7+ years.
Lakeside Country Park 3rd June – Himalayan Balsam pulling
Itchen Valley Country Park 3rd August – Ragwort Clearance
Hiltingbury Lakes 11th August – Vegetation Clearance and litter picking
Telegraph Woods 17th August – Bracken bashing
Itchen Valley Country Park 25th September – Coppicing
The tasks run from 10.00am to 11.30am and are free of charge, but places must be booked online as numbers are limited.