Category Archives: Volunteering

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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The next RTW conservation volunteering work party is on Sunday 10th July

Meet at 10am at Fennel’s Road Car Park High Wycombe HP11 1SR. The work will be mainly removing Himalayan Balsam from the river and banks  east of Kingsmead by Biffa premises. Tools and gloves will be provided. Please email Richard … Continue reading

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The next Revive the Wye conservation work party is on Friday June 10th.

Meet at Hughenden Park at 9.45.  The best place to park and meet is at the south side of the Park in Coates Lane near the junction with Tancred Road (fairly near to where the children’s play area is). There … Continue reading

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Friends of the Wye supporters group event 14 May between 10 and 2

The Revive the Wye Partnership was formed in 2007 with an aim to protect and improve the natural environment of the River Wye and to make it a special place that people can enjoy and in which wildlife can flourish. … Continue reading

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