Next meeting - Sunday 24th June
On Sunday 24th June Mike Averill (County Recorder for Dragonflies and HCLG member) will lead the annual HCLG outdoor event, followed by a bring and share picnic. Meet at Lower Poolands car park at 14:00. Please let us know if you plan to attend: HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk
If you cannot make the Dragonfly hunt around Hillditch pool then you are still very welcome to attend the picnic at 15:30.
We now have a section which gives detailed reports on the
talks at our meetings. Click here to see the report of Owen Raybould's talk on “Foraging plants for free food”.
would like to purchase any of Gordon Forrest's books (he gave the talk on "The wildlife of a local farm") they should go to his facebook
If anyone would like to purchase any of Gordon Forrest's books (he gave the talk on "The wildlife of a local farm") they should go to his facebook page
For more information see the Meetings page by clicking
Hartlebury Common Facebook Page
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/
June work parties
On Sunday 3rd June, Mel Roberts will lead the conservation work party - meet at Wilden Top car park at 09:30 am, hot drinks will be provided. The task will be cutting/ pulling up bracken on level ground and removing self-seeded young birch trees with the tree-popper. (Should you wish to park at Lower Poolands car park and meet us there on the day that's fine too.)
For more information contact HartleburyCommonLocalGroup@hotmail.co.uk
On Thursday 7th, Saturday 16th and Thursday 21st June David Shepherd, Warden of Hartlebury Common, will be leading conservation work parties, meet at Wilden Top car park at 09:30 am - task to be advised. Hot drinks will be provided.
For meeting places contact David Shepherd 01905 766155.
See work parties page for dates of work parties up to end June, Click here
NEWS - Big Lottery Fund
Hartlebury Common Local Group has received £9,400 funding from the Big Lottery Fund for a project called Hartlebury Common - Heathland For All. The aim of the project is to promote the conservation and value of this historic public green space.