November Path Clearing

Once again Sale & Altrincham Volunteers turned out in force to work with our team clearing leaves to keep the paths around Ashley Bridge clear, plus a sterling job of thinning branches along the path to let more light in.

We will be running another volunteer session on Sunday November 27th and would welcome the help of any […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Huge thanks to Sale & Altrincham Conservation Volunteers

SACV recently turned out for a full day’s work tackling non-native invasive species along the Bollin – what a wonderful job, our heart felt thanks. Follow the link for more information of this an their other work, plus wonderful photos.



By |August 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

August Volunteers

Great progress has been made during the 2016 season with whole areas completely cleared of himalyan balsam after scouring it two or even three times since May. Still lots of do and our last few Sunday sessions scheduled for August 21st, 28th and Sept 4th – come along and lend a hand, everyone welcome.



By |August 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

July’s Monsters!

Due to the wet weather Giant Hogweed is particularly prolific this year and while it is still only July our small team of volunteers have been tackling some real monsters already.

Remember – coming into contact with Giant Hogweed can cause life-long burns especially when combined with sunlight. Make sure your family and friends understand the danger.

If […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Himalayan Balsam Bash

The morning of June 26th saw FOBB get stuck into a strip of balsam that had been tackled over two years along the western edge of a 45 acre field that borders the River Bollin near Ashley Mill in Bowdon. The difference made to the abundance of balsam here over the past two years […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|