Conservation work and Litter Clearance
 
Work parties.
 There are three conservation work
parties each month.  The Shooters
Hill Woodlands Work Party -  which
has been working closely with
Greenwich Council since 1994 - meets
on the 2nd Saturday of the month.  

The Friends of Oxleas Woodlands Woodland Conservation Work Party meets on two Fridays per month.  Check our calendar for dates, or email us for details.
Work parties meet at 10am 
and generally continue working in the woods until about 1-2pm.
 
The work parties consist of volunteers of all ages and undertake a range of tasks, including - clearance of rhododendron and sycamore, dead-hedging construction, ditch clearing, pond renovation, holly reduction,  path maintenance etc.  No
special 
skills or knowledge is required, and we provide tools. You must provide
your own gloves and we recommend clothing and boots suitable for working
in woodland (think mud and brambles!) Everyone over the age of 16 is welcome -
but expect to get grubby !!!!

 
Litter Clearance

Every month we organise several litter
clearance sessions in the woods.  These
take place of a Saturday and Wednesday
morning (see calendar for dates)
  We
provide bags,
gloves and litter picking
tools.


It may sound strange, but clearing litter from the woods is surprisingly satisfying, and we have removed literally tons of it!

Check our Facebook page for dates and times of all events, or email us at oxleas.friends@virginmedia.com
 

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