We are volunteers who look after Sharphill Wood, two miles south of Nottingham. Membership is free to all. We plant hedges, tidy litter and conserve the plants and animals within the wood.

Get in touch to tell us what you think about what we are up to.

We are volunteers who look after Sharphill Wood, two miles south of Nottingham. Membership is free to all. We plant hedges, tidy litter and conserve the plants and animals within the wood.

Get in touch to tell us what you think about what we are up to.

We are volunteers who look after Sharphill Wood, two miles south of Nottingham. Membership is free to all. We plant hedges, tidy litter and conserve the plants and animals within the wood.

Get in touch to tell us what you think about what we are up to.

We are volunteers who look after Sharphill Wood, two miles south of Nottingham. Membership is free to all. We plant hedges, tidy litter and conserve the plants and animals within the wood.

Get in touch to tell us what you think about what we are up to.

 
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work party 26/03/2017

work party 26/03/2017

work party 26/02/2017

work party 26/02/2017

work party 22/01/2017

work party 22/01/2017

work party 11/12/2016

work party 11/12/2016

About the wood

Winter 2016 Newsletter 2016 has been a really busy year. You think that all we do is work parties, but read on!  The only activity for which we actually keep records of volunteer time for...

Birds

To date, over 40 bird species have been recorded either in Sharphill Wood or using the surrounding farmland. Allow me take you on a quick guided tour. Starting in the surrounding farmland, look...

Nature in the wood

One sunday morning last September I persuaded my son and daughter to visit the wood with the fungus crowd. By which I mean the Nottinghamshire Fungi Group. They really were a crowd, about 20 of...

Work Parties

On the 4th Sunday of each month we meet at the top of Peveril Drive at approximately 09:45, so we can get the tools up the hill, to start work for 10:00. Our normal work parties are from 10:00am...

Recent Articles

Dawn Chorus walk at Sharphill Wood 30/04/2017 at 06:00 am

Dawn Chorus walk at Sharphill Wood
Some of you will already be aware that we will be holding a dawn chorus walk on Sunday 30th April, meeting at 06.00 at Peveril Drive. Do come along.
 
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work party 26/03/2017

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work party 26/02/2017

The weather today was fine but quite windy, particularly later on, and ground conditions were quite muddy in places. We were delighted to be joined by 11 Meadow Covert scouts accompanied by leaders Grant, Dan and Simon.

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tree planting guide for whips

Guide for looking after the whips donated by TCV and OVO

 

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guide link 3

 

 
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work party 22/01/2017

Richard  E kindly led the work party today in my absence and provided the following report.

1. Summary

For the first Work Party of 2017, we had a good attendance (14). The weather was very cold with lightly frozen ground at the start, but fine and clear; the frozen ground soon thawed to facilitate the day’s work.

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belated work party notes for 27/11/2016

It has come to my attention that the work party write up for the 27/11/2016 was not displayed on this site.

please see below

 
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Winter Newsletter 2016

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work party 11/12/2016

Whatever else has happened in 2016, one remarkable fact is that we have enjoyed decent weather for every single work party. Long may this continue!

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