Friends of Kings Norton Nature Reserve

   FKNNR is registered as a charity (number 1122293).

 





 

 

DIARY

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 they organise and participate in:

Tuesday WorkOuts and other events:


This list may be changed 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
15-Aug G Peafields Balsam removal
22 E Wychall Reservoir rear New scrape area – balsam removal
26 Saturday C Meadow Hill Rd/Wychall Lane  Guided Walk
29 C Waterways Meadow Tracmaster, scythe (pre BBQ on 9th)
05-Sep D Camp Lane entrance Pruning, tidy up, brash piles
09 Saturday C Waterways Meadow Friends’ BBQ – 4 - 7 p.m.
12 F Popes Lane entrance Pruning, tidy up, balsam removal, brash piles, Tracmaster
19   Wychall Lane (opp. No. 63) Balsam, hazel, weir, tidy up, scything
26 A Old Orchard / Beaks Hill Road Tracmaster, grass, bramble, tidy up
30 Saturday C Meadow Hill Rd/Wychall Lane  Guided Walk
03-Oct E Wychall Reservoir rear Create hibernacula and work on ponds
10 C Sheila’s Meadow Tidy up, grass cutting, Tracmaster
17 E Wychall Reservoir rear Wetlands maintenance, scrapes, create reed bed lanes
24 B Pinehurst Meadow Tidy up, hedging, Tracmaster (willowherb etc.)
28 Saturday  C Meadow Hill Rd/Wychall Lane  Guided Walk
31 E Cycle route – North Rea Clear woodland walk, cut laurel & sycamore
07-Nov A Old Orchard / Beaks Hill Road CANCELLED
14 E Survey of Reserve, planning work.  Start from Burmans Drive
21 E Wychall Res – Cycle route Coppicing, viewpoint creation, scythe brambles
25 Saturday  C Meadow Hill Rd/Wychall Lane  Guided Walk
28 G Peafields Bramble removal, trees, hedgerow trimming
05-Dec B Pinehurst Meadow Tidy up, bramble, Tracmaster
12   Wychall Lane (ouside No.55) Clear fallen tree and a walkabout.
19 E Wychall Res – Cycle route Coppicing, Tracmaster – clear bramble edges
30 Saturday  C Meadow Hill Rd/Wychall Lane  Guided Walk

Please meet on site (the letters in the 'Meet' column refer to meeting points on the Map).

The Tuesday WorkOuts are from 10.30 to 13.30 Hrs. Please meet on site and wear stout footwear and old clothes. The appropriate equipment & materials will be provided and training when required. Please spare one or more hours of your time to assist us in implementing the LNR Management Plan.