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GUIDED WALKS, VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER OUTDOOR EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

POOLE’S HEATHLAND VOLUNTEER TASKS: Winter 2016/17

Our Healthland Tasks listing can also be found at Our Facebook page, where you can subscribe for news and updates: www.facebook.com/poolesheathlands/events

Saturday

05 November

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Pine pull / Rhododendron

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Thursday

10 November

10am - 3pm

Corfe Hills North

Task Holly & Gorse

Meet at the footpath entrance near 18 Hadrian Way. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Wednesday

16 November

10am - 3pm

Arrowsmith Coppice

Task Rhododendron

Meet at Arrowsmith Road

Saturday

19 November

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Pine pull

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Thursday

24 November

10am - 3pm

Corfe Hills North

Task Holly & Gorse

Meet at the footpath entrance near 18 Hadrian Way. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Saturday

03 December

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Pine pull

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Thursday

08 December

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Christmas Trees

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Wednesday

14 December

10am - 3pm

Arrowsmith Coppice

Task Rhododendron

Meet at Arrowsmith Road

Saturday

17 December

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Pine pull

Meet at East Avenue. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Thursday

22 December

10am - 3pm

Talbot Heath

Task Gorse Burn (Christmas task!)

Meet at the footpath entrance near 18 Hadrian Way. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Saturday

03 December

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Pine pull

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets

Thursday

08 December

10am - 3pm

Canford Heath

Task Christmas Trees

Meet at Gate P, Steeple Close BH17 9BL. Please park considerately on surrounding streets





REGULAR ACTIVITIES ACROSS POOLE

Walking for Health

Wednesdays

weekly

9.30am & 10.30am

Hamworthy Park

A gentle walk around the level surfaces of Hamworthy Park, ideal to those with limited fitness, post op or recovery. One lap of the park is one mile. Followed at 10.30am by …

Hands on in Hamworthy Park

A practical volunteering session, led by the Friends group and the Poole Projects team, litter picks, light gardening in good company.

Both sessions meet at the Park Café, with a discount on tea & coffee for participants.

More Hamworthy Park walks & volunteering activities at facebook.com/hamworthyparkfriends/events

Borough of Poole Health Walks Scheme at poole.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/sports-clubs-fitness/healthy-walks

OTHER EVENTS IN POOLE

Upton Country Park events listing at uptoncountrypark.com/events  

Poole Tourism events listing at pooletourism.com/events/calendar

Three sites in Poole purchased for people & wildlife by funding raised by The Great Heath Living Landscape project

Click to read about the sites...

Love Dogs… Love Nature

Dorset Dogs is a partnership of land managers promoting responsible dog ownership in Dorset. At present the main emphasis is on heathland, but work is carried out on other habitats when time and money allows. For full details visit www.dorsetdogs.org.uk

Thinking of volunteering?

Poole Enviroteers is an online portal for local environmental volunteers. The site offers a wide range of opportunities to help look after Poole’s much loved open spaces working alongside Borough of Poole and some of our partners including Friends groups and Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Whether you’re looking for a fun one-off activity or longer-term involvement, please explore the options and sign up to get involved - you’ll find it all at Poole Enviroteers