Volunteers invited to help plant trees and hedges

February 27 2018

TREE and hedge planting events in Wapley and Chipping Sodbury have been organised by local environment groups.

TREE and hedge planting events in Wapley and Chipping Sodbury have been organised by local environment groups.

Wapley Bushes Conservation Group has a work morning on Saturday, March 17, when volunteers will be planting a mixture of native trees in the main woodland as part of a three-year planting project at the nature reserve. 

They will also be pruning the local variety fruit trees and clearing litter.

Anyone who wants to help should meet at the Shire Way entrance to the woodland at 10am. They should wear suitable footwear and gloves and, where possible, take along a pair of secateurs.

Meanwhile, Lilliput Conservation Group will be planting short lengths of hedge and drifts of bulbs in Lilliput Park, Chipping Sodbury, on Tuesday, March 6, as well as tidying up the hedgerows and picking up litter.

Volunteers should meet at the Kingfisher Road gate at 10am. Stout footwear and gloves are advised.