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Clean up at Brewers Ponds

Harrow,ha7 4xw

09 Apr 2009

21:00

Meet at Warren Lane Car Park Stanmore Common at 10.30. .

upcoming Events

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past Events

National Moth night

National Moth Night. We will gather round a UV lamp and see what comes in. No moths are harmed and all are released after identification.

Morning Work party

10.30 am Stanmore Country Park - come along and meet us and help!

Walk and Picnic

Stanmore Common from 10am

Summer Butterfly walk

Meet 11.00am at Dennis Lane Car Park, Stanmore

National Moth Night

Stanmore Country Park 10.00pm meet at Dennis Lane Car Park. John our warden is a moth enthusiast

Stanmore Common Botany Walk

Car park at Warren Lane Stanmore at 1.45. Great fun - may need insect repellant!

Working Party

Gilbert's Orchard Grimsdyke - clearing bramble and scrub from around ancient trees planted by Lucy Gilbert. To confirm refer to www.harrowncf.org/HNCF_evetns.html webpage or call grimsdyke Hotel on...

Pruning old apple trees

January or Febbruary 2012. Stanmore Orthopaedic Hospital. Watch this space for more information.

Fungi of Stanmore CountryPark

Meet at Stanmore Country Park car park off Dennis Lane - 2.00pm - 4.00pm Do not park in Recreation Car Park as other activities use it - like Bowls Club/Bridge Club etc.

Bat Walk

Warren Lane car park - to be confirmed 8.00pm -

Stanmore Common Working Party

Warren Lane car park at 10.00am for another bash at the bush.

Summer Butterflies at 10.30am

Stanmore Country Park - learn about moths and butterflies with one of our knowledgeable wardens. Park in Dennis Lane car park (limited spaces). See calendar on Harrow Conservation Forum's webpage. h...

Flowers of Stanmore Common

Warren Lane car park - 1.30 - 3.00pm

Working party - Stanmore Common

Meet Warren Lane car park at 10 am and never mind the rain - join like-minded people for a spot of toil!

Work Party

Warren Lane car park - 10.00am - 1.00

Work Party

Warren Lane car park - 10.30 - 3.00pm

Work Party

Stanmore Common - meet in Warren Lane car park 10 - 3.00pm

Working party

Stanmore Common 10am - 1.00 meet in Warren Lane car park

Butterfly Walk

Stanmore Common - 10.00am at Warren Lane car park

Unusual plants - Stanmore Common

Meet up at 2.00pm with our expert warden(s) for an interesting afternoon. May need insect repellent cream!!

HNF Conservation Work Party

Stanmore Common 10.30am as usual

Harrow Conservation Work Party

Meet at Stanmore Common car park - Warren Lane 10.30am

Moth night - Stanmore Country Park

9.00pm -- come along and learn about the many different species from our expert!

Working party

Scrub clearance in Holly Brook Rise on Stanmore Common. Meet car park on Warren Lane, Stanmore at 10.30 am.

Guided walk in Stanmore Country Park

Meet at Dennis Lane (lower end) car park at Stanmore 10.30am

Wild Flower Walk

Wild flower walk on Stanmore Common - meet Warren Lane car park at 10.00 Fascinating with 2 wardens informing us about micro moths and everything else....but a good crop of midge bites!

Guided walk Stanmore Common

Meet 10.00 Stanmore Common Car Park Warren Lane - super fun with knowledgeable guide(s).

Stanmore Common Work Party - Harrow Conservation Trust

Also at 1.30 - work party under aegis of volunteer Warden

Stanmore Country Park work party

The management consists of working to retain the open grassy areas and to try and expand them. In the winter months groups of volunteers from the British Trust of Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) are bo...

Guided walk Stanmore Common with Harrow Conservation

See their website (Harrow Conservation Trust) for details. Meet at car park on Warren Lane.

Working party

Wrong date previously!!!

Brewery Pond clean up

Meet Little Common and walk up to Brewery Pond to pick litter and show solidarity to littering/loitering fishermen

Bentley Old Vicarage open day and fete

Saturday September 20th 2008 Bentley Old Vicarage 11:00 AM onward Open Day (combined with All Saint's Church fete)

litter picking

Meet at Stanmore carpark - Dennis Lane - 8.30am still masses of rubbish near Ponds and cricket ground. harrow Fast Response uplifted my pickings unexpectedly!

Green Gym!! Working parties at Bentley Old Vicarage & Stanmore Common

Sunday September 7th 2008 Bentley Old Vicarage 10:00 AM Working Party in the morning only Sunday September 7th 2008 Stanmore Common 1:30 PM Working Party dead tree cut up. rubbish picked up.

Various - part of Harrow Conservation

Saturday August 30th 2008 Stanmore Country Park 8:30 PM Moth evening evening event Saturday September 20th 2008 Bentley Old Vicarage 11:00 AM onward Open Day (combined with All Saint's Church fete) ...

Working parties in the area - if you like hard work!

Sunday August 24th 2008 Roxbourne Rough 10:00 PM Working Party Sunday September 7th 2008 Bentley Old Vicarage 10:00 AM Working Party in the morning only Sunday September 7th 2008 Stanmore Common 1:3...

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