The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen

The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen carried out important pond maintenance this month, removing invasive species from the ponds in Bashfordsland Wood, Carrickfergus.

friends-of-sat-10th-sept-16The ‘Friends Of’ group has been running since September 2015 and has proven popular with the local community. The group have carried out a wide range of practical tasks to improve the site for wildlife including river cleans, invasive species removal, tree thinning and glade creation, bird box installation and monitoring.

The group meets on the second Saturday of each month at Oakfield Community Centre at 10am (to 1pm). The next task day is Saturday 8th October 2016. If you are interested in getting outdoors, meeting new people and learning a new skill, the ‘Friends of’ group could be for you. For more information T: 028 9335 8231 E: biodiversity@midandeastantrim.gov.uk