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Friends of Groups in Central District

Friends of Bourne Woods

The Friends help to manage Bourne Wood and organise regular events throughout the year.

They are a group of people who are interested in and involved with helping to promote and look after Bourne Woods. The Friends plan to organise projects and activities in the woods, as well as look after them. Members can join in as little or as much as they like - every little bit helps!

Friends of Kiveton Community Woodland

This is an informal group, sociable group who meet every two months with the Community Ranger to discuss what has been happening on site and any plans for the future.  Everyone is welcome.  Contact the South Yorkshire Community Ranger team for details.

Friends and Users of Boughton Brake

The Friends and Users of Bougthon Brake have been helping to manage and maintain the wood for over 20 years.  If you want to get involved in volunteering or have any views and comments on facilities in this wood get in touch with the community rangers.

Natural History Group at Whitwell Wood

The Whitwell Wood Natural History Group has been involved in the wood for over 20 years and since 1982 has been licensed to carry out a range of conservation, recreation and education activities.

The Friends of Thynghowe

The Friends of Thynghowe was formed in 2005 with members from the villages of Edwinstowe, Warsop and Clipstone. They are interested in discovering more about the history and ecology of the part of the Birklands centred on Hangar Hill, formerly known as Thynghowe. The group have recently installed The Thynghowe Trail. If you are interested in volunteering click here.  For more information please contact the group.

 Warsop Boundary Stone.Birklands, Sherwood.

Last updated: 30th June 2018

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