LATEST NEWS

Fruit trees
Planting twenty-five fruit and nut trees to mark BCV's 25th anniversary


National Forest Walking Festival: BCV are organising two walks as part of the festival: Spires and Stiles and Washlands to Walton. Details under "Next Events" below - all welcome.

VOLUNTEER TEAM OF THE YEAR
BCV were the winners of the Volunteer Team of the Year award at the 2018 Volunteer Star Awards for Staffordshire, a fitting accolade in our 25th anniversary year.

BCV is celebrating 25 years in 2018! Here is a look-back over the last 25 years to give an idea of the wide range of tasks that we have worked on.

BCV Annual Report and Task List 2017.
BCV organised a total of 652 volunteer work days over the year.


BCV is on Facebook


Kedleston Hall
Clearing a pond in the grounds of Kedleston Hall

NEXT EVENTS

Sun 20th May 10.15 am
BCV walk: Spires & Stiles. A 9-mile walk (5.5 hours, 10+ stiles) from the Rosliston Forestry Centre, led by BCV as part of the National Forest Walking Festival (walk 13 in the brochure). Meet outside the Hub Café DE12 8JX at 10.15 am. Car parking charge £3 all day. A circular walk with a rural feel taking in many developing National Forest plantations, plus some Burton Conservation Volunteers projects to view along the way. Notable for the distinctive church spires and a visit to the furthest point from the sea in the British Isles. Bring food and drink for the walk. Contact Richard on 01283 223152 if you need more details.

Sat 26th May 10.00 am
BCV walk: Washlands to Walton. Our annual 12-mile walk (6.5 hours, 2 stiles) from the Washlands car park (off Watson Street DE14 3AH), led by BCV as part of the National Forest Walking Festival (walk 60 in the brochure). A flat circular walk along the Trent to Walton Bridge, lunch at Barton Marina then return via the Trent & Mersey canal. Lots of Burton Conservation Volunteers Projects to view along the way, plus new and established nature reserves close to Burton. Contact Richard on 01283 223152 if you need more details.

Sat 26th May 10.30 am
CHANGE OF EVENT - now a BCV Allotment Day. (Allotments off Cambridge Street, Burton, grid ref. SK 236 224)

Thurs 7th June
8.00 pm
BCV AGM at The Alfred, Derby Street - including a buffet. This is instead of our normal monthly meeting. All BCV volunteers welcome.