Many thanks to Bolton Green Umbrella for donating money to us from the High Street Clean Up Fund. Prior to lockdown in March, the money was used in several ways, firstly it was used to renovate a stretch of dry stone wall at Firwood Fold, this also included training from a walling expert. This helped BCV's volunteers to improve their dry stone walling skills to use on future projects. The money was also used to buy new tools to replace tools that were worn or broken. Finally the remainder was us More.....
The Bolton Conservation Volunteers (BCV) are one of the region's best known conservation groups. Established over 40 years ago, it contains members of all ages who are interested in the care and maintenance of the local environment.
With BCV you can take part in woodland management, creating and looking after ponds, planting trees and hedgerows, rebuilding dry stone walls, hedge laying and much more!
Along with learning new skills you will get the chance to enjoy interesting places in your local countryside with like minded people.
The Work we do
BCV work on sites across Bolton and beyond including:
Doffcocker Lodge, Rumworth Lodge, Entwistle Reservoir, Ousel's Nest, Moss Bank Park, Moses Gate Country Park, Kearsley Moss, Firwood Fold, Eatock Lodge and many more.
In addition to these interesting sites work is also carried out at local schools helping with the construction and maintenance of environmental areas and wildlife gardens.
If you are interested why not give it a try? You will find a warm welcome, make some new friends with similar interests and help make the world a better place.
The group meet outside The Sweet Green Tavern, 127 Crook Street, across from Sainsburys in the town centre on alternate Sundays at 10.00 a.m. The tasks are varied and detailed on our website www.boltonconservation.org.uk
Please wear old clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies and waterproofs may come in handy! Hot drinks are provided but please bring a packed lunch.
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