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Croxley Common Moor



   

GUIDED WALKS


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 Kay Fitzgerald of Three Rivers District Council on 01923 776611 or Kay.Fitzgerald@ThreeRivers.gov.uk

Birds' dawn chorus

Saturday 19 May at 6 am

Wild flowers in spring

Saturday 26 May at 10 am

Birds

Sunday 27 May at 10 am

Butterflies

Sunday 15 July at 10 am

Moths

Friday 20 July at 9.45 pm (prior booking necessary)

Wild flowers in summer

Sunday 29 July at 10 am

Bats

Friday 21 September at 6.45 pm (prior booking necessary)

Trees and bushes in winter

Sunday 20 January 2019 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 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

13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August

Removing ragwort as it is poisonous to livestock and tends to dominate the vegetation.

Scrub clearance

2018: 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.