Sustrans Sheffield

Activities of the Sheffield Sustrans Ranger group.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Volunteering opportunities on the Five Weirs Walk

A series of practical conservation days have been arranged on the Five Weirs Walk led by the River Stewardship Company and The Conservation Volunteers.

Tuesday 20th August. Meeting at the entrance to The Five Weirs Walk on Warren Street (Leveson Street end), S4 7WZ. Cutting back vegetation encroaching into the FWW.

Thursday 22nd August. Meeting at the entrance to the FWW on Washford Bridge/Attercliffe Road, S4 7WB.  Cutting back vegetation encroaching into the FWW, pulling Himalayan Balsam and injecting Japanese knotweed.

Tuesday 27th August. Meeting at the entrance to the FWW on Washford Bridge/Attercliffe Road, S4 7WB. Cutting back vegetation encroaching into the FWW, pulling Himalayan Balsam and injecting Japanese knotweed.

Thursday 29th Aug. Meeting at the entrance to the FWW on Washford Bridge/Attercliffe Road, S4 7WB. Cutting back vegetation encroaching into the FWW, pulling Himalayan Balsam and injecting Japanese knotweed. Using boat to access any knotweed/balsam on bottom of bank and edge of water.

The RSC and TCV will provide work gloves, tools, equipment, refreshments (biscuits and hot drinks) and training, instruction and supervision as appropriate. Volunteers advised to come along with sturdy footwear, appropriate clothing and waterproofs, bringing a packed lunch and additional drinks, if required.

Contact Adam Rollitt for further information.

Adam Rollitt
River Steward - Landscape Team Manager
River Stewardship Company
Unit 21
President buildings
Savile Street East
Sheffield
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