2017 - 2018 Events

September 2017

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017

Derbyshire Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby, DE72 3EP

10am to 5pm both days

As in previous years DARG will be having a stand at this popular event organised by the County Council's Countryside Service, so do come along and meet us as well as visit all the other attractions. Admission is free but there will be standard all day car parking fee.


November 2017

Sunday 5th November GCN Habitat practical conservation working party

Work party to carry out various habitat management at Hilton Gravel Pits nature reseve including pond clearance of Typha, removing willow saplings and cutting back/felling trees and vegetation clearance. From 9.30 to 14.30, bonfire, sorry no fireworks but jacket potates provided instead. Meet at Willowpit Lane entrance, task leader Kelvin Lawrence. Let us know if you are coming to make sure enough potatoes are provided. Please email derbyshirearg@gmail.com


Winter 2017 - 2018

Saturday 2nd December 2017 ARC - BHS Joint Scientific Meeting.

This annual one day conference is being held as usual in Bournemouth. For programme and booking details visit the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation website

Saturday 27th January 2018 Pond management work party.

Advance notice of pond work party at location to be confirmed in the southern part of the Peak District. More details to follow.

Peak District Adder surveyors catch up meeting

Date and location yet to be agreed, further details when available


Page updated 17 September 2017