Events diary

Walks, talks, work parties and other activities in the Dorset area

Sunday 24 September

Conservation Work Day  

Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve

Continuing the woodland and scrub management work to improve our wildlife habitats. There will be a bonfire with hot drinks and cake for refreshment. Join us if you can between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm.

Contact: Nigel Spring   Phone: 01963 23559 or 07981 776767
Email: nigelspring@yahoo.co.uk

Meeting point: 9.00 am at Reserve entrance on the road from Hazelbury Bryan to Kings Stag, beside the Hazelbury Bryan village sign and 30 mph sign. Park on the wide straight road verge, well away from the dangerous bend.
Grid ref.: ST736100

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Sunday 1 October

Conservation Work Day  

Lydlinch, North Dorset

Lydlinch is part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary, and conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

Contact: Colin Burningham   Phone: 01935 873219 or 07849 921594

Meeting point: 10.00 am. Park in the lay-by just outside the village on the Sherborne to Sturminster road.
Grid ref.: ST736137

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Sunday 15 October

Conservation Action Day  

Lankham Bottom Butterfly Reserve

We continue the task of gorse and thorn scrub clearance on this important downland reserve between 9.30 am and 4.00 pm. There will be a bonfire with hot drinks and cake for refreshment.

Contact: Nigel Spring   Phone: 01963 23559 or 07981 776767
Email: nigelspring@yahoo.co.uk

Meeting point: 9.30am. The reserve entrance is off the minor road from Cattistock to the A37 about ½ mile from the A37. Park inside the metal gate.
Grid ref.: ST606004

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