Sherrardswood Park Walks for 2018

The Sherrardswood Park Wood Wardens Society have been in touch with us to raise awareness of their forthcoming programme of walks for 2018, please see the details below. They say “We ask for a donation of £3.00 per adult (under 15’s free). Walks start from the Pentley Park entrance, near Templewood School, unless advised otherwise. Dogs should be on leads at all times please. Remember to wear suitable. For enquiries and pre-booking telephone 01707 892172.” They also have a contact form on their website here.

You can find our more about the Society on their website here: http://sherrardsparkwoodwardens.org.uk/

The schedule of walks is below, the WGC Society is happy to support this longstanding local Society.

SUNDAY 25th MARCH 2018, 2.00pm. ”BEFORE SHERRARDSPARK WOOD – THE ROCKS BENEATH THE TREES”

An Introduction to the Geology of Sherrardspark Wood. With Nikki Edwards, Wood Warden.

SATURDAY 21st APRIL 2018, 8.00am. ”SPRING BIRD WALK”

With Geoff Ralph, Wood Warden. Bring binoculars, keep dogs on lead and under full control at all times.

SATURDAY 28th APRIL 2018, 2.00pm. – ”COWSLIPS AND BLUEBELLS” With Neale Holmes-Smith, Environmentalist and Wood Warden.

SUNDAY 6th MAY 2018. ”WOODLAND PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS” With David Foster, Photographer. Limited numbers. Please pre-book for start details.

SUNDAY 3rd JUNE 2018. – ”YOU CAN’T SEE THE WOOD FOR THE TREES” An art walk, some drawing experience necessary, with Chris Phillips, Artist and Teacher.

Limited numbers. Please pre-book for start details.

SUNDAY 24th JUNE 2018 11.00am. – ”FORAGING IN THE WOOD FOR FOOD AND MEDICINE”

With Mary Barton, Medical Herbalist and Health Coach.

SATURDAY 7th JULY 2018. – ”FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES OF THE MEADOW”

Bring a picnic and learn to recognise some common meadow flowers & butterflies. With Neale Holmes-Smith, Environmentalist & Wood Warden. Limited numbers. Please pre-book for start details.

SATURDAY 21st July 2018, 2.00pm. – ”SUMMER BUG WALK”

With Dan Asaw. Bring a hand lens and clear plastic pot if possible.

SATURDAY 11th AUGUST 2018, 2.00pm. – ”DO YOU KNOW YOUR WOODLAND TREES?”

With Neale Holmes-Smith, Environmentalist and Wood Warden.

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER 2018. – ”Fungal Foray” With Chris James, Landscape & Ecology Officer, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.’ Limited Numbers. Please pre-book.


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