We are seeking volunteers to help with clearance work at Harrison’s Rocks on Saturday 18th Jan and Sunday 19th Jan 2020.
The work will consist of clearing the arisings from recent tree cutting, moving the trunks to habitat piles or where they are required for revetment work and lining footpaths with the brash.
There will also be other work cutting back Sycamore and other saplings that have re-grown in areas cut in previous years and any new or replacement revetment work that is required.
Consequently, there is plenty to be done and a good turnout would be very much appreciated.
The plan is to meet in the car park at Harrison’s at 09:30 on each day where there will be a full briefing, explaining what work is to be done, where the work is and giving a full safety briefing. The last part is important and particularly so for those who may join later. If that applies to you, please find the person in charge before starting any work.
Parking is £4 a day at Harrison’s and it would help if you could share transport. The BMC will cover reasonable parking costs – please retain your ticket and let the person in charge on the day have them after the day’s work so that we can recover the costs.
As in the past, if you have a bowsaw, loppers, pruners etc. please bring them along but there is plenty of work to be done that doesn’t require tools.
Old clothes and boots, gardening gloves and waterproofs if it’s wet. Please don’t wear your best ‘Arcteryx’ gear! Bring a packed lunch and a drink please!
We will have a qualified first aider on site both days but if you have first aid qualifications, please let the day’s event coordinator know.
If you have any questions, please send us a message and please let us know if you are able to come on one or both days.
Harrison’s Rocks Management Group