Category Archives: Practical work

David Shemming

It is with great sadness that we to have to tell you that David Shemming our co-ordinator and long standing member, has lost his fight with the illnesses that had plagued him for many months. It was a great shock … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 8th July 2017

  Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 8th July from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. We will be tackling the mound bird watching hide in Bobbits Meadow overlooking the reed bed. This has got very overgrown … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 8th April 2017

Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 8th April from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The plan is to start to prepare Spring Wood and Kiln Meadow for Spring Wood Day on Monday 1st May. The tasks … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 11th March 2017

Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 11th March from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The plan is to gravel the muddy sections of paths around Spring Wood. The paths are not too bad with only a … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 11th February 2017

Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 11th February from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The plan is to cut back the patches of scrub which regularly encroach onto Belstead Meadow. The cut material will be used to … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 14th January 2017

Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 14th January from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The plan is for coppicing a marked area of trees (mostly hazel) that are growing in Millennium Wood under the most northerly … Continue reading

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Saturday Megabash II Work Party Event – 10th December 2016

For our next work party event on Saturday 10th December we will be joining forces with Greenways and Ipswich Wildlife Group for the second  Greenway’s Megabash event being held between 10:00 am and 3:30 pm. Meet at the Kiln Meadow entrance off Marbled … Continue reading

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Sunday Megabash Work Party Event – 20th November 2016

Our usual second Saturday in the month work party event planned for Saturday 12th November has been cancelled. Instead we have joined forces with Greenways and Ipswich Wildlife Group for the annual  Greenway’s Megabash event being held on Sunday 20th November … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 8th October 2016

Our next FoBBP Work Party event will be on Saturday 8th October from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The plan is to rake up the cut grass in Millennium Meadows creating habitat piles as we have done in previous years. … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party – 10th September 2016

For reference only in our archive. The plan was to clear some more paths in Spring Wood, tackling especially the path from the BBC Breathing Spaces notice board right through to the far end which is overgrown. We will also collect litter … Continue reading

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