January 2015

 7 January 2015

Our regular monthly management meeting will be held in Brook Close Community Room at 7pm. All welcome.

13 January 2015

There will be a meeting of Findern Eco Committee at 2pm at Findern Primary School.

13 January 2015

We shall be attending Hatton Parish Council to talk about the work of the group.

22 January 2015

The mammals of Derbyshire

An interactive talk by well known local naturalist Debbie Alston in Findern Methodist Chapel at 7.30pm. Tickets £3 from Heather, 01283 703793 or from Findern PO.

Saturday  24th January 2015

We shall be planting trees along the Trent and Mersey canal towpath. It will be very muddy and the ground is uneven so stout footwear is essential. Meet at the Nadee Restaurant, Heath Lane at 10 am.

 

 

February 2015

 5 February 2015

Our regular monthly management meeting in the Parish Rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

11 February 2015

More free family fun on a countryside theme! Join us on Findern Village Green from 1-3pm for lots of crafts, games and things to do! Come and see the animals of Paul's mini zoo! All welcome.

Saturday 28th February 2015

We shall be litter picking along the Trent and Mersey canal towpath. Meet at the Nadee Restaurant at 10 am.

 

March 2015

Thursday 5th March 2015

Our regular monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 70. All welcome.

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Pond management and pond dipping at Rosliston, 1-3pm.

This meeting of the South Derbyshire Environmental Forum will include a tour of the ponds, discussing management issues and investigating what lies beneath the surface. Meet at the classsroom. All welcome.

Wednesday 25th March 2015

We shall be meeting and helping pupils planting at Findern Primary School

Friday 27th March 2015

We shall be visiting the Old Forge Nursery, Findern and meeting the children and helping them with cabbage painting and planting beans in pots.

 

April 2015

 2nd April 2015

Our regular monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

Saturday 11th April 2015

We shall be checking our bat boxes with members of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group. Meet at the Nadee Restaurant at 10 am.

Tuesday 14th April 2015

We shall be visiting Aston Brickyards from 10 am to 1 pm for a guided tour of the wildlife site.

Thursday 16th April 2015

We shall be planting shrubs around the 4 trees recently planted by SDDC at the bottom of Aults Close. Meet on site at 10 am.

 

May 2015

Saturday 2nd May 2015 

Dawn Chorus Walk. Meet at Lower Green at 5 am. Cost £5 to include breakfast.

7th May 2015

Our regular monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

 20th May 2015

Members will be 'bashing Balsam' along the Trent and Mersey canal towpath. Meet at the Nadee at 7pm. Strong footwear and long sleeves advised as the Himalayan Balsam grows among the nettles.

 

June 2015

Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Members will be along the Trent and Mersey Canal towpath doing battle with the invasive Himalayan Balsam.

 Thursday 4th June 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

Wednesday 10th June 2015

Members will be meeting at Lower Green at 7pm to work clearing vegetation from our paths and benches.

 Thursday 25th June 2015

Join members and Debbie Alston for an evening wildflower walk. There will be a small charge for this event, further details will be added when confirmed.

 

July 2015

 Thursday 2nd July 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

Wednesday 15th July  2015

Eco class Findern Primary School will be visiting our wildlife sites and the Trent and Mersey canal towpath and recording the wildlife they see.

 

 

August 2015

 Thursday 6th August 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

Thursday 27th August 2015

Join members and Debbie Alston for an afternoon mammal hunting on our wildlife sites. Meet on Findern Green at 1 pm. The walk is moderate but may be uneven in places and may be muddy after rain so suitable footwear is advised. Cost £2.50 or £5 family to include refreshments in the parish rooms after the walk. Booking required to cater for refreshments, please call 01283 702440.

 

 

 

September 2015

Wednesday 2nd September 10 am to 12 noon

 Derbyshire County Council's Sports Mobile has been booked and will be setting up on King George V playing field.

Thursday 3rd September 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

 

October 2015

 Thursday 1st October 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

 Saturday 24th October 2015

We shall be checking our bat boxes with members of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group. Meet at the Nadee Restaurant at 10 am.

 Wednesday 28th October 2015

We will be holding our half term Fun on the Green event from 1pm to 3pm. The Crazy Critters will be there and there'll be story time in the Parish Rooms and many more activities including Face Painting. Most activities are free but some have a small charge. Refreshments will be available in the Methodist Chapel from 2 pm to 3.30 pm.

 

 

November 2015

 Thursday 5th November 2015

Our monthly management meeting in the parish rooms at 7pm. All welcome.

Tuesday 24th November 2015

Group members will be attending the SDDC Environmental Forum meeting in Repton village hall at 7pm.

 

December 2015

 4th December 2015

Group members will be attending the Canal and River Trust Christmas Party at Burton Town Hall.

10th December 2015

Group members will be attending the SDDC Environmental Forum Conservation Day at Calke Abbey.