January 2013

January 3 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in the Parish Rooms, Lower Greern Findern from 7-9pm. All welcome.

January 10 2013

We shall be putting a 'roof' on our isect hotels. Meet at the Parish Rooms, Lower Green 10am. All welcome.

February 2013

February 4 2013

We shall be visiting South Derbyshire District Council's Open Spaces Officer to review yhe mowing in Findern with a view to promoting biodiversity.

February 7 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern Parish Rooms from 7-9pm. All welcome.

February 20 2013

Fun On The Green on Findern Village Green from 1-3pm. Join group members and staff from Derbyshire Countryside Service for some half term fun. All welcome.

February 22 2013

We shall be attending the steering committee meeting to help to plan this year's National Forest Walking Festival.

February 28 2013

We shall be helping the SDDC environmetal Education Project to plan this years programme for the SDDC Environmental Forum.

March 2013

March 7 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern Parish Rooms from 7-9pm. All welcome.

March 7 2013

We shall be meeting members of the Butterfly Conservation Trust, who will be training us on how to conduct a Butterfly Transcept.

March 26 2013

  1. More training on our planned Butterfly Transcept.
April 2013

April 4 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern Parish Rooms from 7-9pm. All welcome.

April 6 2013

We shall be joining members of the Derby Bat Conservation Group as they survey the usage of our bat boxes. Meet at Nadee Restaurant at 10am. All welcome.

April 24 2013

We shall be meeting the members of Melbourne Footpaths Group to show them our work here in Findern.

April 26 2013

We shall be attending a meeting with Derby University. Hopefully, some students will soon be working on our wildlife sites!

May 2013

May 2 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern P

May 14 2013

Group members will be attending Willington Parish Council's Annual Parish Meeting. We are looking forward to working more closely with our colleagues at Willington.arish Rooms from 7-9pm.

May 23 2013

We shall be meeting Derbyshire County Council's Volunteer Coordinator to finalise arrangements for our improvements to Priory Way.

May 28 2013

Findern Mercia Marina Circular Walk

We shall be meeting on Findern Green at 10am for a 4 mile circular walk along the Trent & Mersey canal towpath until we reach Mercia Marina. This walk has been organised as part of the National Forest Walking Festival.

June 2013

June 3 2013

We shall be meeting members of the new Willington Footpaths Group.

 

June 6 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern Parish Rooms from 7pm. All welcome.

 

June 13 2013

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum

This meeting  will be hosted by North West Leicestershire's Green Footprints Community Initiative at Hick's Lodge Moira from 6pm.

 

June 18 2013

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum

This meeting will be held at Rosliston Forestry Centre from 2.30pm - 5.00pm. There will be an ideas/activity swap.

 

June 22 2013

Come  along and meet group members at our stall at Findern Village Fete!

 

June 29 2013

We shall be having a stall at the fete organised by Thr Friends of Littleover Park.

July 2013

July 4 2013

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Parish Rooms beginning at 7pm. All welcome.

July 9 2013

Meeting staff from the payback team to plan our 20th annivJuly 23 2013ersary celebration.

July 11-12 2013

We shall be working with staff from the Canal and River Trust to build a boardwalk near the Ballast Hole Pond.

July 13 2013

Volunteer seminar at Elvaston Castle from 9:30 - 16:30.

July 18 2013

South Derbyshire Environmental Form will be holding this meeting in the Parish Rooms, Findern from 3-6pm. All welcome.

July 29 & 31st 2013

Ragort Raid to remove ragwort from areas close to grazing land. Meet at Lower Green at 7pm.

 

August 2013

August 1 2013

Our monthly management meeting in Findern Parish Rooms from 7pm. All welcome.

August 17 2013

We shall be working with Derbyshire County Council's Volunteer Coordinator to compleete work on the new bridge in Priory Way.

August 22 2013

Findern Historical Walk, Findern Green at 2pm. We shall be walking through the oldest aprts of Findern before proceeding along the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Walk FREE, but a colllection will be taken for group funds.

This walk is part of SDDC's Environmental Education Project's Summer Walks Programme.

August 28 2013

We shall be meeting members of the newly-formed Willington Footpaths Group to give what support we can.

August 29 2013

This meeting of the South Derbyshire Environmental Forum will be a visit to Tean Valley Nature Reserve.

September 2013

 

September 3 &16 

Three sessions working with Derbyshire County Council's Volunteer Coordinator to replace stiles with more user friendly wicket gates along Priory Way.

September 5 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in the Parish Rooms, beginning at 7pm. All welcome.

September 24 2013

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum meeting. Calke Abbey 12.00-4.15pm.

September 25 2013

The Findern Mercia Marina Circular Walk. Meet on Findern Village Green at 1.30pm for a guided circular walk along the Trent & Mersey canal befoire visiting the Merci Marina. FREE. This walk is organised as part of the Derby Lets Go Wild Project.

September 27 2013

We shall be celebrating 20 years service from the community Payback Team.

October 2013

October 3 2013

Our monthly management meeting will be held in Findern Parish Rooms beginning at 7pm. All welcome.

October 10 2013

We shall be installing new gates along Priory Way, meet at Lower Green 9.30 am.

October 12 2013

We shall be joining with Derby Bat Conservation Group as they survey our bat boxes for usage. Meet at Nadee Restaurant at 10am. All welcome.

October 16 2013

We shall be wildflower planting in Stanhope Wood. Meet at Lower Green at 9.30am. All welcome.

October 18 2013

We shall be planning our next Fun on The Green event, meet at the Parish Rooms 1.30 pm.

October 22 2013

We shall be working with Derbyshire County Council to replace broken stiles with clapper gates along Priory Way. 

October 29 213 am

Preparing for Fun on The Green, meet at the Parish Rooms at 10 am.

October 29 2013

South Derbyshire Environmental Forum will be meeting in Repton Village Hall from 7-9pm. We shall be looking at recruiting and retaining new members, raising funds and raising awareness.

October 30 2013

Fun On the Green, Findern Village Green 1-3pm

Join group members and the rangers from Derbyshire Countryside Service for some half term fun. Lots of FREE activities on a wildlife theme.

November 2013

November 1 2013

National Forest Walking Festival steering group meeting at Moira 10 am to 12 noon.

November 7 2013

Our monthly management meeting, Findern Parish Rooms 7pm. All welcome.

November 9 2013

We shall be wildflower planting in the Jubilee Wood. Meet at the Nadee at 9.30pm. All welcome.

November 19 2013

 We shall be installing wicket gates along Priory Way with Steve Cresswell, Volunteer Officer Derbyshire County Council,  Meet at Lower Green at 8.45am.

November 20 2013

We shall be meeting Emma Bird from the Canal & River Trust to plan future projects.

November 30 2013

Lower Derbyshire Biodiversity Partners Annual Forum, County Offices Matlock. The subject this year will be' Species'.

December 2013

3 December 2013

Santa Stroll

Meet at Findern Village Hall at 9.15am for a 9.30am start. We shall be walking with the children and staff from Findern Village Preschool to Mercia Marina for a refreshment break before walking back to the Village Hall. We shall all be dressed as Santa. Suits supplied. All welcome.

3 December 2013

We shall be planting a new hedge in Stanhope Wood. Meet at Lower Green at 2pm.

 

7-11 December 2013

All Saints Christmas Tree Festival.

Come along and see our display. For opening times see posters.

 

14 December 2013

Group members will be attending the Volunteers Christmas Party organised by the Canal & River Trust.