Category Archives: Volunteering

Clean Up of the Back Stream in Loudwater by Revive the Wye and other Volunteers

Revive the Wye volunteers have just been joined by volunteers from  Loudwater Forum and St Peter’s Church in tasks on 8th, 10th and 17th November to improve the back stream alongside Kingsmead Road, and the Wye within boundary park. around … Continue reading

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Chiltern Rangers – Voluntary Weekend Conservation Dates

Chiltern Rangers have arranged the following dates to meet at various nature reserves to complete conservation tasks to enhance our local environment and help the community.  We would love for you to come along and join us.   Come and experience … Continue reading

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Purchase of new tools funded by Friends of the Wye

We are pleased to announce that Friends of the Wye have donated £200 to buy new gloves and secateurs for Revive the Wye volunteer work parties. New secateurs will be welcome by all the volunteers who have recently struggled with … Continue reading

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Kingsmead wetland clearance is progressing

We are aiming to clear the large area opposite the back of the George V pub of nettles and other inappropriate vegetation. We want to eventually return it to a wetland habitat supporting more interesting ground flora, and at the … Continue reading

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Days and days of balsam bashing

Over the last few years we have succeeded in removing vast swathes of Indian balsam from the river banks mostly on WDC land, all the way from the Fire Station to Wooburn. Every year there are smaller and smaller patches … Continue reading

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Next Conservation volunteer work party Sunday 23 April

Our next work party will be on Sunday 23rd April on Kingsmead, High Wycombe Meet at Fennel’s Road Car Park, High Wycombe, HP11 1SR   at 9.45 Tasks to be done include : Removal of branches which have fallen into the … Continue reading

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Next conservation work party Tuesday 21st March

Our next work party will be on Tuesday 21st March Meet at 9.45 in Wycombe Rye Lido Car Park, The Rye, off Bassetsbury Lane, High Wycombe, HP11 1QX We will finish by 1pm, however you’re free to leave whenever you … Continue reading

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7th March next conservation work party

Our first work party of 2017 will be on Tuesday 8th March. We will be continuing with the selective vegetation clearance started in September around the river in Hughenden Park, High Wycombe. We will meet at 9.45 in the new … Continue reading

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Twenty conservation volunteering events run in 2016

Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped us have the best ever year working on conservation in and around the river. We have five Task Leaders who between them ran twenty events .We created a schedule which covered most days of the … Continue reading

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Corporate volunteering in Wooburn Green October 16

On 21st October, 12 volunteers from a local company joined RTW task leaders for a mornings hard work in and around an overgrown part of the river between Holtspur Lane and Glory Mill Lane. This is the result of their … Continue reading

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