Celebrating Chilterns Chalk: lend a hand to chalk grassland! Volunteering

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    Start date24/02/24
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    Start Time10:00
    End Time13:00
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    LocationWhiteleaf Cross Chalk Figure, Peters Lane, Princes Risborough, HP27 0LH
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Join The Chiltern Society on the chalk slope at Whiteleaf Cross and get involved in some chalk grassland restoration!

Learn about the importance of managing chalk grassland by clearing scrub material (small bushes) on the chalky slope of this iconic Chilterns landmark. Enjoy the stunning views while getting physical and meeting new people. All your hard work will help to reduce soil enrichment and shading on the grassland, benefiting special chalk grassland flowers and the animals associated with them.

Please dress appropriately for working outside.

Tools, PPE and training will be provided on the day – no previous experience necessary!

Please bring any refreshments for the day.

Parking is available at Whiteleaf Cross car park on Peters Lane.

Additional information

About Chilterns Chalk

The landscape, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Chiltern Hills has been shaped by its underlying chalk bedrock – formed millions of years ago, but still having an impact today. Our Chilterns Chalk Festival celebrates this connection to our landscape, both ancient and modern.

Featured artwork by Livi Gosling.

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership
Fran Crowther


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