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Events

NOTE that events could be affected by any COVID-19 restrictions, so check event details here nearer the time.

On the second Sunday of each month, we run bird walks led by an expert LWT birder. All are welcome. Routes vary depending on the time of year and last up to three hours. Although the paths are mostly flat, at times they can be very muddy so stout footwear (or wellies) is advised. We meet at 9am in the car park on Sandford Lane (opposite the Dinton Activity Centre entrance) and ask for a donation of £1 with no charge for children. Car park charges apply.

On the fourth Sunday of each month we hold work parties which are essential to manage the diverse habitats to be found here. Various conservation tasks are carried out which differ depending on the time of year. These include coppicing and removing willow, maintaining our tern rafts on the lakes, removing invasive Himalayan Balsam, managing our reed beds and fencing. We meet at 10am in the car park on Sandford Lane (opposite the Dinton Activity Centre entrance) and work for three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat. We work whatever the weather and old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies are recommended. LWT provides work gloves and all necessary tools. No car parking fees apply for those taking part.

LWT normally celebrates International Dawn Chorus Day with a walk in mid-April. Starting very early in the morning this is an experience that you will cherish for a long time.

Jan 2022

Sun
23

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Volunteer your time and join us to help with various conservation tasks around the reserve. It can be very wet and muddy so wear old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies. Work gloves and all necessary tools are provided. We work for three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat.

Feb 2022

Sun
13

Bird walks

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. £1 donation, children free. Car park charges apply. Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk … read more

Sun
27

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Volunteer your time and join us to help with various conservation tasks around the reserve. It can be very wet and muddy so wear old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies. Work gloves and all necessary tools are provided. We work for three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat.

Mar 2022

Sun
13

Bird walks

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. £1 donation, children free. Car park charges apply. Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk … read more

Tue
15

Meetings

Location: Rangers' Office above the cafe, main Dinton Pastures site at 8pm or Zoom

LWT’s committee meets every two months. Although the meetings are for the elected committee only, members are welcome to raise issues by emailing the secretary.

Sun
27

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Volunteer your time and join us to help with various conservation tasks around the reserve. It can be very wet and muddy so wear old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies. Work gloves and all necessary tools are provided. We work for three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat.

Apr 2022

Sun
10

Bird walks

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. £1 donation, children free. Car park charges apply. Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk … read more

Sun
24

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Volunteer your time and join us to help with various conservation tasks around the reserve. It can be very wet and muddy so wear old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies. Work gloves and all necessary tools are provided. We work for three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat.

May 2022

Sun
08

Bird walks

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. £1 donation, children free. Car park charges apply. Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk … read more

Tue
17

Meetings

Location: Rangers' Office above the cafe, main Dinton Pastures site at 8pm or Zoom

LWT’s committee meets every two months. Although the meetings are for the elected committee only, members are welcome to raise issues by emailing the secretary.

Sun
22

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Volunteer your time and join us to help with various conservation tasks around the reserve. It can be a bit muddy, so wear old clothing and sturdy boots or wellies. Work gloves and all necessary tools are provided. We work for around three hours with a break for tea, coffee and a chat.

Jun 2022

Sun
12

Bird walks

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. £1 donation, children free. Car park charges apply. Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk … read more

Sun
26

Work parties

Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 10.00

Please come and join us for a work party, probably cutting back vegetation to keep paths clear or pulling up Balsam. We will know exactly what nearer the time. Meet 9:50am in Lavells car park.