January

6 January 2011

Management meeting, Findern Methodist Chapel, 7pm.

13 January 2011

We shall be meeeting the Payback Team to review progress on our projects and to plan the coming years work.

24 January 2011

We shall be meeting Derbyshire Wildlife Trust who will be advising the group.

28 January 2011

We shall be meeting the BTCV who will be helping us to plan this years projects.
 

February

1 February 2011

We shall be meeting the Regeneration Project Manager from British Waterways to plan our projects for 2011.

We shall be attending the consultation event about the future of the Wild-Derby Project.

3 February 2011

Management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

7 February 2011

We shall be meeting the Volunteer Coordinator from British Waterways to plan future events.

10th February 2011

Planning the National Forest Walking Festival!

We shall be helping to plan next years Walking Festival.

National Forest Office, Moira

18th February 2011

Derby Moor Community College Pupil Enrichment programme.

We are delighted to welcome the pupils of the Millenium Centre at the beginning of their 10 week placement on our wildlife sites.

23 February 2011

Homes For Birds!

Join group members and the rangers from Derbyshire Countryside Service for some half term fun on the Green from 1-3pm. We shall be making mini bird tables and bird feeders. There will be lots of fun activities and games to enjoy! All welcome.

Findern Village Green, 1-3pm

28 February 2011

Founder member Seymour Bell will be accepting a South Derbyshire Volunteering Award at Civic Offices, Swadlinmcote on behalf of the group.

March

2 March 2011

We shall be attending the 2011 launch of the Wild-Derby programme in the presence of the Mayor of Derby. Afterwards we shall be visiting Sinfin Moor Park and Nature Reserve.

3 March 2011

Management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

4 March 2011

We shallbe meeting members of the BTCV to plan our proposed wetland site in Cardales Wildflower Meadow.

We are pleased to welcome the pupils of Derby Moor School who are working on our wildlife sites as part of their Pupil Enrichment programme.

18 March 2011

We shall again be meeting the pupils of Derby Moor School to our wildlife sites.

22 March 2011

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum.

Environmental Activities to use with children and Child Protection briefing/discussion session

Indoor meeting led by Derbyshire County Council/SDDC

Repton Village Hall 7-9pm,All welcome.

Come walking with us to raise money for Marie Curie. Dress in your best yellow and meet us on Findern Green at 10.30am.

25 March 2011


Another chance for the pupils of Derby Moor School to work on our wildlife sites.

April

1 April 2011

We are delighted to welcome the pupils of Derby Moor School to our wildlife sites.

7 April 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel, Lower Green, Findern.

14 April 2011

Findern Frolics!

A walk from Sinfin Shopping centre through countryside and alongside the Trent & Mersey canal. We shall be looking at our wildlife sites before returning to the shopping centre. Meet by the recycling centre at 10am. This walk is about 5 miles. This walk is part of the Wild-Derby programme.

May

5 May 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

7 May 2011

Dawn Chorus Walk

This will be led by British Waterways staff, followed by breakfast. Advance booking essential.

10 May 2011

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum

A practical introduction to identifying and recording wildlife

ID skills and survey skills on various wildlife subjects.

10am-4pm Calke Abbey, Ticknall

Small site admission charge.

 

26th May 2011

The Crow Park Way, Findern

Join group members and Derbyshire Countryside Service on an easy stroll around our wildlife sites and along the Trent & Mersey Canal. This walk is part of the National Forest Walking Festival. There will be a small charge. 

Meet at Findern Village Hall at 7pm.
 

 

 

June

2 June 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Village Hall at 7pm. 

3 June 2011

Meeting with British Waterways to plan future projects.3 June 2011

5 June 2011

Join us at The Big Lunch on Hillside Playing Field from 1pm. This event has been organised by Findern School PTA.

15 June 2011

A planning meeting with Findern Primary School PTA.

16 June

A meeting to evaluate the National Forest Walking Festival.

18 June 2011

Come along and meet us at Findern Village Fete. This will be held in Findern Village Hall at 1pm

21 June 2011

Members will be attending the launch of Community Action Grant Scheme at County Offices Matlock.

 

 

 

 

July

7th July 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

25th July 2011

We shall be holding a workshop alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal here in Findern. We shall be working alongside British Waterways staff to tidy our canal towpath. Meet at the Nadee Restaurant at 10am. All welcome.

26th July 2011

Findern Historical Walk

Another chance to come along and enjoy a gentle evening stroll ! We shall be visiting our wildlife sites before our route takes us alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal. This walk is about 2 miles. Donations to the group welcome.
Meet at Findern Village Green (DE65 6AD, grid ref SK 308304) at 7pm. 26th July 2011

28 July 2011

We shall be going to British Waterways workshop at Fradley Junction to make birdboxes. Please book with us if you would like to come along.

 

 

August

4th August 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

8 August 2011

 We shall be clearing Himalayan Balsam from the canal bank. Meet at the Nadee restaurant T 9.30am. All welcome.

25 August 2011

We shall be meeting the staff from British Waterways to finalise the arrangements for the SD Environmental Forum.

September

1 September 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Finbdern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

 

6th September 2011

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum!

'Have a go' at outdoor tasks with British waterways and Findern Footpaths Group!

2-5pm, Meet at the Nadee Restaurant, Findern.

We shall be hosting this meeting of the Forum in conjunction with British Waterways. There will be a chance to learn about the safe handling of tools and to join in with some practical activities.

Trent & Mersey Canal canal towpath, Findern from 2-5pm

 

12 September

 We shall be walking Priory Way with a view to further improvements.

25 September 2011

Findern Frolics!

A walk from Sinfin Shopping centre through countryside and alongside the Trent & Mersey canal. We shall be looking at our wildlife sites before returning to the shopping centre. Meet by the recycling centre at 2pm. This walk is about 5 miles. This walk is part of the Wild-Derby programme.

 

 

October

5 October 2011

We shall be attending the planning meeting for next year's National Forest Walking Festival.

 

6 October 2011

Our monthly management meeting. Venue to be confirmed.

10 October 2011

We shall be meeting SDDC staff to help plan  next yewars SD Environmental Forum.

13 October 2011

We shall be meeting British Waterways staff to plan future projects.

14 October 2011

We shall be putting a hegehog house in All Saints Churchyard Findern, to help this endangered mammals survive the winter.

17 October 2011

Join us as we show the Chair South Derbyshire District Council around our wildlife sites. We shall be meeting at 10am.

26 October 2011

Fun on the Green!

Come in youir halloween costume and join group members and Derbyshire Countryside Service for seasonal family activities. There will be a chance to make bat boxes, see live owls, make a ghost mobile and a host of other fun activities on the Green and in the mobile library. 

Findern Village Green, 1-3pm. All welcome.

29 October 2011
 

We shall be inspecting our bat boxes with the members of Derby Bat Group. Meet at the Nadee at 10am.
 

November

3 November 2011

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7pm.

5 November 2011

We shall be attending the Lower Derbyshire Biodiversity Partnership Forum at Derby University.

22 November 2011

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum

Spreading the word:activities and fundraising tips!

Ideas for activities/events to spread awareness and generate income.

7-9pm, Repton Village Hall.

 

December

8 December 2011

We shall be taking part in this year's Christmas Tree Festival at All Saints Church Findern. Group members will be putting up our tree, ready for the festival on 10-16 Dec.

16 December 2011

Joijn us on our Santa Stroll to raise money for Rainbows Hospice. We shall be leaving Findern Green at 11am for a return walk to Willington. Please help us to raise as much money as we can by coming along, sponsoring us or by donating! All welcome.