Hedgelaying Courses & Volunteer Taster Day

This winter BBOWT will be running two hedgelaying courses at Boundary Brook Nature Park.  These courses will be offered to members of Oxford Urban Wildlife Group and East Ward Allotment Association free of charge on a first come first served basis.  The courses are £30 for non-members.  There are 12 places available on each course.

Hedge Laying (Beginners)

Saturday 7th December, 10am to 4pm, FREE with promo code ‘HEDGE’ 

Hedge Laying (Intermediate)

Saturday 25th January, 10am to 4pm, FREE with promo code ‘HEDGE’ 

·         With each of these full day courses, you will cover the basics of hedge laying and learn all the necessary skills & techniques that are required for successful hedge laying.

·         You will learn why hedgelaying is so beneficial to wildlife, creating the ideal conditions for many plants, animals, insects & birds to thrive.

·         The beginners course is aimed at those who have little or no experience of hedgelaying.  The intermediate course is for those who have some hedgelayingexperience but want to practice and improve, and will involve laying a more challenging section of the allotment boundary hedge.

Courses are aimed at adults 18+

Tea and coffee will be provided but please bring your own food for lunch & snacks.

Please dress sensibly for the weather as we will be outside all day.

To book your place follow one of the links below and enter Promo code ‘HEDGE’ to book your free place:

Hedgelaying (beginners) 7th Dec

Hedgelaying (Intermediate) 25th Jan

Together with BBOWT we are also offering a Volunteer Taster Day where we’ll be offering a day of practical hands-on tasks to give potential volunteers a taste of volunteering at Boundary Brook Nature Park.  If you or your family or friends would like to come along and help the please register via this link: Volunteer Taster day 16thNov  The event is completely free but we need to have an idea of how many people are attending.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us or Ed at BBOWT edmunday@bbowt.org.uk

Boundary Brook Hedgelaying Courses this winter

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