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Friends of Hartlebury Common
 Welcome to the website of Hartlebury Common Local Group
Hartlebury Common is situated on the edge of Stourport on Severn and is owned and managed by Worcestershire County Council. As a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) it is one of the few remaining examples of lowland heath in the county. There are many rare plants and animals found on this threatened habitat.
 
The aim of this website is to provide information about Hartlebury Common Local Group and to help all visitors better understand the common and its wide variety of flora and fauna, and therefore enjoy their visits even more.
 
If you would like more information about Hartlebury Common (eg location, car parking, walks etc) go to Worcestershire County Council's website by clicking here

Next meeting - Monday 11th March

Monday 11th March at 8.00pm, Gordon Forrest, a well know local naturalist, will be speaking at Stourport Sport's Club, on "The Wildlife of Randan Meadows" 

 Stourport Sports' Club, cost 3-00. 

 

 For more information email: HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

 

For more information see the Meetings page by clicking

here .

February work parties

 

On Sunday 3rd February conservation work party, meet at 09:30 am prompt at Wilden Top car park.  The task is to remove the burnt scrub along the Heather Trail path, stack it off the path and make it ready for burning/ collection.  From past experience volunteers will know such a task is very black-making - so please do wear very old warm clothes.   

 

On Thursday 14th, Saturday 16th and Thursday 28th February, David Shepherd, WWC Ranger for Hartlebury Common, will lead conservation work parties at 09:30am; hot drinks will be provided. Meet at Wilden Top car park.  For more information contact David Shepherd 01905 766155.

See work parties page for dates of work parties up to end March, 

Click here

 

 

 

 

Hartlebury Common Local Group on Social Media

 

If you are a Twitter user you can now follow the Hartlebury Common Local Group's new Twitter feed as another way to keep upto date with the latest news and upcoming events. Go to:

Hartlebury Common Local Group (@HartleburyCLG) | Twitter

 

We also have a YouTube channel, which is just in it's infancy, where you will be able to see videos of Hartlebury Common and it wildlife. Just search for Hartlebury Common Local Group on YouTube

 

 

 

 

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FACEBOOK

 

We have a public Facebook Group that is available to all members and suporters to tell us what they have seen on the Common, hopefully with photos and videos.  To access the group just go to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/138575179547215/

You can get a copy of HCLG's new leaflet on the wildlife of Hartlebury Common by sending a self addressed envolope 10" x 7" with a large letter stamp to: 2 Dewbury Close, Stourport-on-Severn,DY13 8TB or download it 

 here and here