10 am Saturday 25th November 2017 Deep litter collection. This will be the last collection of 2017 with more in January. Please e-mail Martin on the form below if you are interested in getting involved.
7pm-9pm Monday 11th / Tuesday 12th / Wednesday 13th December* 2017 Christmas star party on the Downs with the Avon Gorge and Downs wildlife project Wrap up warm for a seasonal night of stargazing with the Bristol Astronomical Society and Shaaron Leverment and Ben Brown from Explorer Dome. Be amazed as you look at the Orion Nebula through a telescope. Learn how to spot the main winter constellations and enjoy hearing the stories written in the stars with a unique festive twist. We’ll even sing under the stars as Helen Ashead and Nicola Ramsden teach you beautiful star-related songs. £7.50 (adults) £4.00 (children) *You need to be free for all three evenings as the weather may be unsuitable on the 11th or 12th. To enquire about booking a place e-mail email@example.com We will be serving hot drinks and a star-shaped cookies at this event, if you would like to help out please contact Robin on the form below
Deep litter picking FODAG volunteers and friends forage for litter one Saturday morning of the month during the winter from 10 am to 12 pm. If you would like to join the merry band please contact Martin for details.
Butterfly Survey Friends have actively surveyed the butterfly population of the downs over the last 6 years adding to national data. (data is held on our website). If you are interested in being involved please contact Martin on the form below.
Goat and Gully Monitoring A group of Friends keep a regular eye on the Goats in the Gully, making sure they are happy and healthy. Also we are looking to create a similar group who take note of the health of the Victorian steps and it's surroundings. If you would like to find out more or to get involved please contact Martin on the form below.
Dead hedging the dead hedge working party work to build and maintain the dead hedges. If you are interested in being involved please contact Robin on the form below.