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Hello to all our wonderful volunteers,
Cor, what a scorcher! I hope you're enjoying the summer rays and making the most of Haringey's wonderful parks and green spaces. We have a very exciting month out and about in Haringey with new sites in hidden Haringey pockets as well as visits to some of our regular favourites.
Remember it's fun, FREE and healthy plus you get FREE tea, coffee and biscuits.
Tuesday 5 June
Bank Holiday, no activity taking place.
Thursday 7 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm
Tool Workshop at Railway Fields
Learn how to maintain tools using a variety of techniques, bring your own favourite tool to fix.
Meet: Railway Fields Hut, opposite Harringay/Green Lanes train station, Green Lanes N4
Tuesday 12 June, 10am – 3pm
Vegetation Management at Springfield Park
Cutting back overgrown vegetation along the footpaths, revealing old planting beds and re-discovering ponds in the park’s forgotten conservation area. This is a new site for our volunteers.
Meet: At park entrance on Park Road, Bounds Green, N11
Thursday 14 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm,
Community Gardening at Living Under One Sun
Variety of tasks such as clearing footpaths around vegetable beds and installing raspberry canes at this community award-winning allotment run by Living Under One Sun, which won BTCV’s Community Group of 2011.
Meet: Entrance to East Hale Allotments on Mill Mead Road, Tottenham Hale N17 9QU
Tuesday 19 June, 10am-3pm
Woodland Management at Coldfall Wood
A variety of woodland management tasks in this wonderful ancient woodland, to ensure that it stays healthy and full of native species.
Meeting point: Western gate to woodland on Creighton Avenue (opposite Beech Drive) N10
Thursday 21 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm
Community Gardening at Markfield Park
Managing community nature garden with a variety of conservation activities. Make your mark in Markfield Park.
Meet: Markfield Park café, Markfield Park, Crowland Road, Seven Sisters N15
Tuesday 26 June, 10am – 3pm
Stag Beetle Habitat Creation at Lordship Recreation Ground
A hot lunch will be provided. Managing the park’s spinney to create a diverse habitat for wildlife including creating a stag beetle habitat and dead hedges, as well as placing woodchip on the footpaths to protect habitats from visitors. Come and see the exciting changes to Lordship Rec.
Meet: Broadwater Community Centre, Adams Rd. Lordship Rec, N17
Thursday 28 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm
Vegetation Management at Palace Gates
Cutting back footpaths, steps and overgrown vegetation to allow more light in, this will be the first stage of developing the green space as an education resource for the neighbouring primary school along this disused railway line that is currently closed to the public. This is a new site for our volunteers and will be great way to discover a hidden railway track that used to link up Alexandra Palace to Noel Park and Wood Green.
Meet: Palace Gates entrance on Park Road(concrete steps, near corner of Wolseley Road), Wood Green N22
The Conservation Volunteers is a trading name of BTCV.
Winner - Charity Awards 2011 - Environment and Conservation