Coppett Hill
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Latest: Working Parties

The Winter Work Parties are


Sunday January 11th

Clearing brambles on the Target Path and surrounding area


Sunday January 25th

Joint working party with Herefordshire Nature Trust and West Midlands Butterfly Conservation – clearing bracken for Pearl Bordered Fritillary habitat.


For both working parties, meet outside Highview at 10.00am . (Highview is on the middle track across the west side of Coppett Hill.)


The Sunday work party will run into the afternoon, so bring a packed lunch, or come for as long as you can. For more details contact Martin Rowberry on 01600 890075

See below for full working party list

January 2013 clearing the path to the Limekiln January 2013 - work begins on the limekiln path

COPPETT HILL COMMON TRUST  Working Parties 2014-15


To be announced shortly


All are welcome, please contact us if you need more information 

All working parties have a 10.00am start. Please contact Martin on 01600 890075 





Arrival with equipment

Sunday 17th Feb 2013 - a perfect sunny day. Volunteers from FOCH and Butterfly Conservation (W.Mids) and Herefordshire Nature Trust joined together to improve the habitat for the Pearl Bordered Fritillary Butterfly. About 30 or 40 in all including about 10 with brushcutters and the rest of us with rakes, we spent morning and afternoon clearing areas of the bracken so that the orchid the butterflies like to breed upon, had a better chance to see the light of day and grow.

cutting and raking the bracken
The furrows cleared in the bracken expose violets - the caterpillar's foodstuff

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