10.00am–2.00pm Saturday 1st December Creating Christmas wreaths Get into the Christmas spirit on this practical workshop with Sue Amesbury of greengarland. Sue will show you how to make a fresh, fragrant Christmas wreath to take home for your front door. £30.00 (Includes materials and a mince pie or two!) For information on how to sign up for this event e-mail Mandy Leivers at email@example.com
6.00pm–9.00pm Tues 11th / Weds 12th / Thurs 13th December* Christmas star party on the Downs Run in conjunction with the Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project, we supply help and serve hot drinks and cookies as well as getting a chance to look at the stars, If you are interested in volunteering please use the contact form for Robin at the Bottom of the page. The event is held on whichever of the three nights has the clearest skies so please say which dates you can attend. Or... Wrap up warm for a seasonal night of stargazing with the Bristol Astronomical Society and Sharon 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. £7.50 (adults) £4.00 (children) (Includes a hot drink and a star-shaped cookie!) Please book in advance but pay on the evening. You need to be free for all three evenings as the weather may be unsuitable on the 11th or 12th. For information on how to sign up for this event e-mail Mandy Leivers at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Conservation Sundays the second Sunday in the Month. doing a range of activities please register an interest with Richard 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.