November 2019

Tuesday 5th

Coppicing and scrub clearance on Kendal Fell.

Tuesday 12th

Continuing coppicing and bramble clearance by Little Wood on Kendal Fell.

Tuesday 19th

Repair of walls in Rosemary lane Community Garden. Contractors working at Dog Kennel Wood, so meet at Rosemary Lane.

Tuesday 26th

Finishing off at Little Wood. Contractors working at Dog Kennel Wood, so meet at Terry’s house.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am on 5th and 12th.

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October 2019

Tuesday 1st

Wild flower plug planting for Cumbria Wildlife Trust at Hartley.

Tuesday 8th

Collecting Spindle, and possibly Honeysuckle, for the Kew Seed Bank project.

Tuesday 15th

Last attempt to track down Spindle, and the elusive Honeysuckle, for the Kew Seed Bank project.

Tuesday 22nd

Maintenance work in Dog Kenel Wood.

Tuesday 29th

Final sweep of Cumbria for Honeysuckle and maintenance work at Dog Kennel Wood.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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September 2019

Tuesday 3rd

Checking on Honeysuckle and Wild Privet for seed-collecting for Kew. Also maintenance at DKW.

Tuesday 10th

Continuing with Honeysuckle and Wild Privet for seed-collecting for Kew. And cheering on the Tour of Britain?

Tuesday 17th

Wild flower plug planting for Cumbria Wildlife Trust at Troutbeck.

Tuesday 24th

Wild flower plug planting for Cumbria Wildlife Trust at Garsdale.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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August 2019

Tuesday 6th

Clearing Himalayan balsam at Lorton for Angela Jackson. Bus will be leaving at 8:30am.

Tuesday 13th

Looking for seeds for Kew. Some Alder Buckthorn looks ready to pick, and maybe Honeysuckle?

Tuesday 20th

Our seed-collecting target this week is Honeysuckle. Also maintenance at DKW.

Tuesday 27th

Plug planting wild flowers in a hay meadow for James Rebank, near Penrith.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am all days except the 6th.

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July 2019

Tuesday 2nd

Working in Dog Kennel Wood and environs. Also checking up on our Wild Cherry in case it is ready to pick.

Tuesday 9th

Clearing Himalayan balsam at Lorton for Angela Jackson. Bus will be leaving at 8:30am.

Tuesday 16th

Searching Witherslack Woods for interesting trees. Also picking any Wild Cherry we can find for Kew.

Tuesday 23rd

Hunting for more Wild Cherry for Kew. Also maybe Bird Cherry if we are lucky!

Tuesday 30th

Last week for Wild Cherry/Bird Cherry. Maybe check up on the Wild Privet?

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am all days except the 9th.

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June 2019

Tuesday 4th

Looking for more Wild Cherry and Wild Privet trees for the Millennium Seed Bank Project.

Tuesday 11th

Maintenance work in Dog Kennel Wood / the Fernery / Rosemary Lane.

Tuesday 18th

Checking up on our Wild Cherry and Bird Cherry trees to see when they will be ready to pick.

Tuesday 25th

Clearing Himalayan balsam at Lorton for Angela Jackson. Bus will be leaving at 8:30am.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am all days except the 25th.

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May 2019

Tuesday 7th

Out looking for Alder Buckthorn trees for the Millennium Seed Bank Project. Also checking on our suspected Bird Cherry.

Tuesday 14th

Maintenance work in Dog Kennel Wood / the Fernery / Rosemary Lane.

Tuesday 21st

Looking for more Alder Buckthorn trees for the Millennium Seed Bank Project.

Tuesday 28th

Maintenance work in Dog Kennel Wood / the Fernery / Rosemary Lane.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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April 2019

Tuesday 2nd

Maintenance work in Dog Kennel Wood / the Fernery / Rosemary Lane.

Tuesday 9th

Off on a wild cherry chase! Looking for trees for the Millennium Seed Bank Project.

Tuesday 16th

Maintenance and repair work in Dog Kennel Wood / Serpentine Wood.

Tuesday 23rd

Maintenance and repair work in Dog Kennel Wood / Serpentine Wood.

Tuesday 30th

Maintenance and repair work in Dog Kennel Wood / Serpentine Wood.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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March 2019

Tuesday 5th

Hedge planting at Hay Bridge Nature Reserve, Rusland for Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Tuesday 12th

Hedge planting at Hay Bridge Nature Reserve, Rusland for Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Tuesday 19th

Working for the Rusland Horizons Project, as directed.

Tuesday 26th

Hedge planting in Rusland for Cumbria Wildlife Trust – site to be decided.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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February 2019

Tuesday 5th

Hedge planting at Abbots Park, Rusland Valley for Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Tuesday 12th

Hedge planting at Abbots Park, Rusland Valley for Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Tuesday 19th

Working for Rusland Horizons project, planting trees.

Tuesday 26th

Hedge planting at Abbots Park, Rusland Valley for Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Meet at Dog Kennel Wood at 9am for all activities.

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