Buckingham Railway Walk
Conservation Group

Task Dairy 2018

 Date  Activity

6th January

Thinning out trees at edge of glade by the pond, clearing overgrown patch of willowherb.

3rd February

Clearing fallen trees in the area behind the pond.

3rd March

Picking up and clearing fallen wood throughout.

7th April

Orchard work next to Berties’ Walk.

5th May

Orchard work next to Berties’ Walk.

2nd June

Clean and preserve signage and viewing platform.

7th July

Remove dead willow trees from central section.

4th August

Fence repairs around pond

1st September

Glade cutting and clearing

6th October

Glade cutting and clearing

3rd November

Coppice hawthorn trees near the pond.

1st December

To be discussed

Volunteers meet in the University Car Park at the top of Station Road Buckingham at 10am on the first
Saturday of each month. Grid Ref SP 69463327. Nearest postcode MK18 1AL.
Tasks run no later than 2pm and light refreshments of tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

All tools and safety equipment are also provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult to take
part in the activities. Volunteers are advised to wear old outdoor clothes and sturdy boots or shoes.

Bird box cleaning and maintenance will commence in December and monitoring of the boxes for nesting
activity will begin as the season progresses.

Adverse weather conditions such as snow could mean tasks are postponed.

For further information please contact Jenny Manning on 01280 815223 or railwaywalk@hotmail.co.uk.

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