Croxley Common Moor, Hertfordshire - logo

Croxley Common Moor



   

GUIDED WALKS


The rest of our programme from April 2019 will be listed here shortly. 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 1-2 hours. When prior booking is necessary, please book through https://threerivers.bookinglive.com

Wild flowers in spring

Saturday 4 May at 10 am

Bats

Wednesday 15 May at 8.30 pm (prior booking necesssary)

Birds' dawn chorus

Sunday 19 May at 6 am

Birds

Sunday 2 June at 10 am

Butterflies and Dragonflies

Sunday 30 June at 10 am

Moths

Friday 12 July at 9.45 pm (prior booking necessary)

Wild flowers in summer

Sunday 21 July at 10 am

River dipping

Sunday 4 August at 10 am (prior booking necessary)

Trees in autumn

Sunday 15 September at 10 am

VOLUNTEER DAYS


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 main path from Mill Lane to the Ebury Way: we are working on your left by the belt of trees reached just before the Ebury Way. 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.

Litter pick

14 April

Ragwort removal

12 May, 9 June, 14 July, 11 August

Removing a plant which is poisonous to livestock and becomes too dominant. Refreshment provided.

Scrub clearance

2019: 8 September, 13 October, 17 November, 8 December

2020: 12 January, 9 February, 8 March

Removing bushes that are encroaching on this special site and competing with the wildflowers. Refreshment provided.