Calendar


JANUARY 2022

Sun 2nd 10.30am
New Year Walk: Woodlands and Washlands (extended) – a 6-mile circular walk with some nice views across Burton and the surrounding countryside. Possible pub stop en route. Bring lunch and suitable clothing and footwear. Meet at the Washlands car park at 10.30am, access via Watson Street, postcode DE14 3AH.

Thurs 6th 8.00pm for 8.30pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred

Sun 9th 10.30am
Branston Water Park – reed bed management

Tues 11th 7.30pm
Burton Wildlife Group (Staffordshire Wildlife Trust) talk: Conserving through Covid. Speaker: Lawrence. Venue: All Saints Church, Branston Rd, Burton, DE14 3GP. £3.50 admission, children free. Fairtrade refreshments available.

Sun 16th 10.30am
Chasewater – scrub clearance. Meet near Chasewater Heaths Station. Parking in Robins Road in the industrial estate opposite.

Sun 23rd 10.30am
Hinckley – working near the Burbage Common visitor centre, postcode LE10 3DD. Lawrence will try to coordinate lifts.

Fri 28th 7.30pm
BCV Winter Party at the Burton Bridge Inn (Brewery) including buffet and skittles

Sun 30th 10.30am
Rangemore (rescheduled from November). Grid reference SK 181 231, post code DE13 9RW. Meet in the car park opposite the school/church at 10.30 am. The school and church are on the left hand side as you travel from Tatenhill to Rangemore, just before the junction with the A515. The site is next to the car park.
This is an exciting new location for us where we are helping a local group whilst they establish and maintain a wildflower meadow as well as an allotment area. Our tasks will be to create pathways through the meadow area, prepare land to make it suitable for allotment use, tidying trees and hedges and create a play area.

FEBRUARY 2022

Tues 1st 7.30pm
Burton Wildlife Group (Staffordshire Wildlife Trust) talk: The Beekeeping Year. Speaker: Richard Matkin. Venue: All Saints Church, Branston Rd, Burton, DE14 3GP. £3.50 admission, children free. Fairtrade refreshments available.

Thurs 3rd 8.00pm for 8.30pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred

Sun 6th 10.30am
Chasewater – scrub clearance

Sun 13th 10.30am
Branston Water Park – reed-bed management

Sun 20th 10.30am
Chasewater – scrub clearance

Sun 27th 10.30am
Chasewater – scrub clearance

If you need more details of any of these events, please contact Lawrence on 01283 537074 or 07432 608931.