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Cleaning up the River Wye @ Kingsmead Cache In Trash Out Event

Hidden : Thursday, 25 May 2023
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25 May 2023, 09:15 - 15:30

Join Rangers Jo and Jane to help us clean the River Wye!

Cleaning up the River Wye @ Kingsmead Recreation Ground

Getting here:

Kingsmead Recreation Ground, Fennels Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1SL

We will be working in and along the banks of the River Wye. We will meet at the Chiltern Rangers depot at 09:15 to get our waders on!

The depot address is Kingsmead Depot, 60 Fennels Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1SL. Unfortunately there isn't any free parking on Fennels Road, the car park costs 50p per hour or £2.50 a day - card or Ringo.

The car park across Kingsmead Recreation Ground, accessed from Kingsmead Road, is free parking and you can walk across to join us from there. Postcode is HP11 1JQ.

Lead Ranger: Jo Howard Mobile: 07920 643363

Important! In order to track numbers please also register for this session via Eventbrite. If you are booking for more than one person please make sure you book one ticket for each person to ensure we bring enough tools for everyone.

The task:

Come and join our rangers and help us to clean and restore the River Wye. We will be cutting back vegetation and clearing the litter as we go. We will also be working out of the river, cutting and raking around the hedgerows and clearing and tidying the pathways.

What to bring:

  • Please bring your gloves (we will have spares) and dress for the weather and the task - long trousers are advisable as there is thorny vegetation. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids!

  • We will supply waders.

  • We will bring a tea kit and biscuits.

Volunteering and COVID:

Please do not attend sessions if you have tested positive for COVID or if you have COVID symptoms e.g. a new continuous cough, a high temperature, a loss of, or change in your normal sense of taste or smell.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss anything further.

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