We welcome newcomers and those returning after a time of no contact. In all cases contact the task-leader of the work day beforehand to let them know that you are coming and to discuss requirements of the work and how to get there. The task-leader will work out arrangements for a lift with you if needed. Descriptions of and directions to the various sites can be found on our work sites page.
CHICHESTER CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS CURRENT PROGRAMME
Immediately below are the contact details of the leaders for this programme.
Scott Robertson 01243 552113 or 07815 021331
Richard Wilson 01243 528056
Ian Godfrey 01243 782501 or 07746 749047
Claire Wilton 01243 788833 or 07952 054239
Alan Walker 01243 825091 or 07539 090509
Sunday 29.4.18 Stedham Common, Sussex Wildlife Trust. Rhododendron bashing. Task-leader: Ian Godfrey.
Sunday 13.5.18 Levin Down. Cutting back along trodden paths to ease access for the public but also Trust volunteers who will be undertaking surveying and counting. Task-leader- Ian Godfrey.
Sunday 3.6.18 Social walk taking in Levin Down, where we will see the results of work done during the winter and hear comment from Bill Young who has considerable local knowledge of the landscape and wildlife. Event-leader: Scott Robertson.
Sunday 10.6.18 Ebernoe. A large SWT reserve. The task is bracken control. There will be opportunity to find out what Spring has brought. Maybe a nightingale? Maybe some toads? Ebernoe is home to a range of bats, though the wrong time of day to be seeing them of course. Task-leader: Ian Godfrey.
Sunday 17.6.18 National Trust at Woolbeding Bridge. Removing Himalayan Balsam. Task-leader: Ian Godfrey.
Sunday 24.6.18 Levin Down. As on 6.5.18. The work needs to be repeated monthly during the height of the summer. Task-leader: Richard Wilson.
Sunday 1.7.18 The Badlands. Downing bracken; not outlaws. Task-leader: Scott Robertson.
Sunday 8.7.18 National Trust. Woolbeding Common. Dry stone wall reconstruction. Task-leader: Ian Godfrey.
Sunday 15.7.18 No task this weekend to avoid all the extra traffic generated by the Festival of Speed.
Monday 16.7.18 CCV Committee meeting at Scott’s at 10.00 am.
Sunday 22.7.18 Levin Down. As 13.5.18. Task-leader: Scott Robertson.
Friday 27.7.18 Social walk in the Northwood area where we have worked in winter months. Meet at 6.45pm, 3.5 miles. Event-leader: Claire Wilton.
Sunday 29.7.18 National Trust at Older Hill. Dry Stone Wall reconstruction. Meet at Older Hill car park. Grid Ref: SU 869260. Task Leader: Ian Godfrey. Tel: 01243 782501 or 07746 749047.
Sunday 5.8.18 Ebernoe Common. Back to the bracken bashing. “Maybe a bit of bramble as well”, Colin, the reserve warden, tempts us with. Perhaps some silver wash fritillary butterflies! Task-leader: Richard Wilson.
Sunday 12.8.18 Amberley Wildbrooks. RSPB reserve. Likely to be together with RSPB volunteers. Task-leader: Scott Robertson.
Preview of Autumn Programme
Sunday 9.9.18 Amberley Wildbrooks.
Sunday 16.9.18 Leythorne Meadow. The meadow is traversed by a valued chalk stream