Friends of Kings Norton Nature Reserve

   FKNNR is registered as a charity (number 1122293).





The Friends include an active group of volunteers who work to improve the amenities and ecology of the site. In collaboration with the City’s Parks Rangers we organise and participate in Tuesday WorkOuts, and other events. See below.

Come to our AGM and slideshow on 11th July  - 7.30pm at Triplex Social Club

We need a new Secretary and Membership Secretary of the FKNNR, and active volunteers to help our work  - please click HERE...

Our programme of activities continues with a BALSAM BASH, 10.30 at Popes Lane on Saturday 16th July - help us control this invader!


Meeting-points are marked on the site map. CLICK HERE.

There may be changes to activities at short notice - please check here before setting off.
All events start at 10:30 unless otherwise stated, and weather permitting.


Date Meet     Location Details

07-Jun A Old Orchard / Beaks Hill control bramble / Merecroft deadhedge etc
14 G Pea Fields Willow control / wetland paths
21 F Popes Lane  / Cycle path Viewpoint, willow,  maintain paths, seat alcoves
28 C 10am Visit to another  Reserve Penorchard Meadows, Clent
05-Jul F Popes Lane /Res. Far end Phil's wetlands - balsam, clear pools, footpaths
Mon 11   Triplex Social Club AGM, slides &  social evening   7.30pm
12 G Pea Fields Tree prune / hedgeline / balsam
Sat 16
Popes Lane
Wychall Lane (opp 63)
BALSAM BASH!     all welcome!
South bank, hazel coppice / balsam /  paths
26 C Waterways Meadow Scythe grass, bramble; clear paths 
02-Aug A Old Orchard / Beaks Hill Scythe / bramble / laurel  
9 C Sheila's Meadow Scythe grass; clear ponds, paths
16 F Popes Lane /Res. Far end Phil's wetlands - balsam, clear pools, footpaths
30 G Pea Fields Manage scrub and willow,  balsam, pathways


Tuesday WorkOuts are from 10.30 to 13.00 Hrs.

Please meet on site and wear stout footwear and old clothes.

Appropriate equipment & materials will be provided, and training as required. Please spare a few hours of your time to assist us with our work. New volunteers are always welcome....