Date Site Work Location / Grid ref.
October

Wed 4 and

Sun 8

Tilgate Forest Heathland is one of our endangered habitats – help our local patch

Meet at the Parish Lane entrance, Pease Pottage

TQ 282 332

Thurs 12 Tilgate Park Rhodoendron removal and a bonfire, all with a view of Tilgate lake – could you ask for anything more?

Meet at the Fisherman’s carpark, by the golf course.

TQ 240 348

Wed 18 Tilgate Park The last construction task of the year, putting a board walk across a spring. Prepare to get muddy Meet at the GGP office, behind the walled garden in Tilgate Park
Sun 22 St. Leonards Forest Working with the Friends of St.Leonards, to maintain the heathland

Meet at the bridleway off Forest Road, Colgate,

TQ 221 324

Thurs 26 Glovers Wood Coppicing and removal of fallen willow from a pond

Meet at the Glovers Road entrance, Charlwood,

TQ 233 41

November
Wed 1 Buchan Country Park Join the ongoing struggle against our old foes birch and rhododendron

Meet in the car park, off A264

TQ 246 347

Sat 4 and Sun 5 Leechpool Woods Megabash! A weekend extravaganza of heathland restoration

Meet at the carpark off Harwood Road, Horsham

TQ 193 314

Thurs 9 Buchan Country Park See Wed 1st Nov for details  
Wed 15 Target Hill Scrub clearance and willow coppicing on a Local Nature Reserve

Meet at the end of Hobbs Road, Broadfield, Crawley

TQ 250 347

Sun 19 and Thurs 23 Hammonds Copse Hazel coppicing with the Woodland Trust Meet at the Bridleway entrance, Hammonds Copse, Broad Lane, Newdigate
TQ 209 442
Wed 29 Target Hill See Wed 15th Nov for details  
December
Sun 3 Gatwick Environment Centre Scrub clearance to maintain the most flower rich meadow at Gatwick Meet at the Thames Water entrance, off Radford Road, Crawley
TQ 293 401
Thurs 7 Buchan Country Park More heathland maintenance at our favourite country park Meet in the car park, off of A264 TQ 246 347
Wed  13 Leechpool Wood An appropriately festive day of holly coppicing in Horsham. Weather permitting there should be a bonfire as well!

Meet at the carpark off of Harwood Road, Horsham

TQ 193 314

Sun 17 and Thurs 21 Edolph’s Copse The traditional Christmas coppicing task with bonfire, baked potatoes and even more biscuits than usual!

Meet at Edolph’s Copse, off Stan Hill, Charlwood

TQ 234 422