The BCV's calendar for the coming months

Tasks and How to Join In

The meeting point for all tasks and indoor meetings are stated on the task calendar below. tasks are every other sunday; indoor meetings are on the second wednesday of each month, see task list below.

Remember there are no joining fees, to get involved just turn up on the day or for more information contact us via our contact form

Please wear old clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies, waterproofs may also be useful. tea and coffee is provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. transport is also available for those who do not have their own.

Families are welcome but children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 14-16 year olds require parents permission. Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme participants seeking volunteer opportunities are welcome, contact Rick for availability of place.

If you are making your own way to the site please check with task co-ordinator Rick Parker on task day for last minute changes on 07908 084709.

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Sunday 16th December
Location: Jumbles Local Nature Reserve, Turton
Task: Hedgelaying and coppicing. This is the last task before Christmas so remember to wear your Santa hat, Elf ears or other seasonal decorations.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Sunday 30th December
Location: Ravenden Clough, Smithills
Task: Some woodland management to end the year
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, Outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Our next BCV Rambles walk is on 20th January. see BCV Rambles page for more info.

Saturday 5th January 2019
Location: THE Chinese Buffet, Bridge St, Bolton
Task: BCV Post Xmas Meal. 7:00pm meet, 7:30 eat. If you've done 3 tasks or more in 2018 then the food is free, if not then you pay your way. Contact Rick to go on the list, if you're not on the list you're not coming in. Happy Newt Year.