Chevin Forest Task Days 2024

Join the Friends of Chevin Forest for our task days, usually on the first Sunday of each month!

Our tasks include hedge laying, seed collection, boardwalk construction, tree guard collection, footpath repairs, orchard maintenance and scrub clearance. This work is essential to the management of this beautiful local nature reserve.

To be added to the mailing list for these events, contact Countryside Ranger Emma Towers: emma.towers@leeds.gov.uk and state that you would like to sign up for the Friends of Chevin Forest task days.

Our provisional schedule for the coming months includes:
Sunday 14th January: Hedge Laying
Sunday 4th February: Heathland Management
Sunday 3rd March: Scrub and Vegetation Clearance
Sunday 7th April: Footpath Clearance, Drainage Work & Spring Clean – Litter Picking
Sunday 5th May: Wood footstep maintenance, and installation removing over hanging branches from footpath
Sunday 2nd June: Bracken Bash to Benefit Heathland Flora & Fauna Species
Sunday 7th July: Himalayan Balsam Bashing
Sunday 18th August: Maintaining Keeper’s Cottage
Sunday 1st September: Wildflower Meadow Management at Yorkgate Quarry
Sunday 6th October: Pond and Habitat Management
Saturday 27th October: Pond and Habitat Management
Saturday 8th December: Hazel Coppicing

Check out our Calendar page for the dates: https://www.chevinforest.co.uk/what-s-on/calendar/