Croxley Common Moor
All walks start from the Croxley Common Moor entrance (postcode WD3 3EW, Ordnance Survey grid reference TQ 081951) at the very end of Mill Lane, Croxley Green (after crossing both canal and river). Mill Lane runs south from the junction of Watford Road and Frankland Road. Walks last 1½-2 hours. When prior booking is necessary, please book through Kay Fitzgerald of Three Rivers District Council on 01923 776611 or Kay.Fitzgerald@ThreeRivers.gov.uk
Sunday 25 March at 10 am (prior booking necessary)
Trees and bushes in spring
Sunday 15 April at 10 am
Birds' dawn chorus
Saturday 19 May at 6 am
Wild flowers in spring
Saturday 26 May at 10 am
Sunday 27 May at 10 am
Sunday 15 July at 10 am
Friday 20 July at 9.45 pm (prior booking necessary)
Wild flowers in summer
Sunday 29 July at 10 am
Friday 21 September at 6.45 pm (prior booking necessary)
Trees and bushes in winter
Sunday 20 January 2019 at 10 am
Conservation work takes place on the second Sunday of every month (but third Sunday in November) between 10 am and 1 pm. For scrub clearance, follow the smoke or the directions below. For other tasks, meet at 10 am at the Croxley Common Moor entrance (postcode WD3 3EW, Ordnance Survey grid reference TQ 081951) at the very end of Mill Lane, Croxley Green (after crossing both canal and river). Mill Lane runs south from the junction of Watford Road and Frankland Road.
Tools, gloves (plus goggles and hats for scrub clearance) are provided. Suitable shoes (and long trousers and shirt sleeves for scrub clearance) are advisable.
Ragwort and thistle removal
10 June, 8 July, 12 August
Removing ragwort as it is poisonous to livestock and tends to dominate the vegetation.
2018: 11 March, 9 September, 14 October, 18 November, 9 December
2019: 13 January, 10 February, 10 March
Removing bushes that are encroaching on this special site and competing with the wildflowers. Refreshment provided. Follow the riverbank from the Mill Lane entrance: we are on your left, a little way after the next footbridge.