Balsam bashing at Parc Slip

Himalayan Balsam Himalayan Balsam

Event details

5 May 2017 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join our volunteers at Parc Slip for some hands-on conservation work, fresh air and exercise and good company.

Himalayan balsam is an invasive non-native species that shades out native wildflowers and erodes riverbanks, as well as causing other issues for UK wildlife. Luckily it is easy to pull out, so come along and help us remove this invader, and keep Parc Slip full of lovely native wildlife.

Meeting Place: Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre

Clothing Requirements: We will be working outside so please wear weather appropriate clothing, sturdy waterproof shoes/wellies, and bring some water. Bring gloves if you have any.

Accessibility: We may have to work in areas of the nature reserve where there is thick vegetation and access is difficult. It recommended that you wear trousers and long sleeves to protect your skin.

For more information about this event, please email Lorna or phone on 01656 724100.

Venue location

Visitor Centre,
Parc Slip,
Aberkenfig,
Bridgend,
CF32 0EH

Grid referenceSS 881 841

Event information

Date
Friday 5th May 2017
Time
10:00am - 12:30pm
Price / Donation
Free
Trust
The Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales
Venue location
Visitor Centre,
Parc Slip,
Aberkenfig,
Bridgend,
CF32 0EH
Grid reference
SS 881 841
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Contact details
Tel: 01656724100
Lorna Baggett
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