Conservation Report – October

A big thank you to everyone who came out to help on Sunday. Our aim for this session was to move the large pile of Rhododendron chippings from the Dorset Way entrance into the woods onto one of the pathways. This was suggested to…

Bulb Planting Report

A good day was had on 9th October 2021 – we even made the local paper. Please find the link to the news article here – Wokingham Today

Conservation Report – September 2021

Volunteers were working to clear the Rhododendron in the woods last Sunday morning. The Rhododendron is an invasive non-native species which blocks the light and stops other plants growing. Once the Rhododendron has been cut, it is stacked on one side of the path…

Garden Waste

Have you seen lawn clippings and tree cuttings whilst walking in the woods? You may answer ‘Yes’. Why is it not good practice to dump garden waste in the woods?  After all you may think it will rot down/compost and provide nutrients to the soil….

Conservation Report – June

On Sunday, 13th June, we held our last volunteer conservation working party for a couple of months. It was a successful session and as we continue to remove Rhododendron.  There is more space for a greater variety of native plants to grow.  One native…

Conservation Report – May

On Sunday, 16th May, our Conservation Group met once again.  Fifteen people attended, which included 4 Committee members of Friends of Fox Hill. We ensured Government guidelines were adhered to by splitting into 3 groups, each one with a leader. Our aim for the…

Conservation Working Party

Our next Conservation Working Party of 2021 will take place on Sunday, 16th May from 10am – 1pm. Please come and join us, meeting at the main Dorset Way entrance for Fox Hill woods. This session will focus on removing Rhododendron as the season…

Spring Working Party

We had an amazing turn out for our conservation session in the woods yesterday, and achieved a great deal. A big thank you to all those who gave up their time to help. The area where we have previously worked is now more open…

Conservation Works

Our first Conservation Working Party of 2021 will be taking place on Sunday, 11th April from 10am – 1pm. Please come and join us, meeting at the Dorset Way entrance for Fox Hill woods. Please wear clothing with long sleeves, long trousers, sturdy shoes…

Notices

NOTICE FOR CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS As a reminder, please note that the FOFH Conservation Working Party planned for Sunday 14th February has been postponed. Our sessions will resume once Government guidelines relating to the current lockdown are lifted. NOTICE FOR MEMBERS A reminder that our…