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CPRE Hedgerow Heroes project

Hedgerow Walks

Our Hedge Walks are now over for the season. We hope to run more from May 2022 onwards if funding is ongoing.

 

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The walks below have all now taken place. 

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Friday 30th July 2021, 2-4pm

The Plant-lore of our English Hedgerows -
discovering the former uses and folklore of our common hedgerow plants

Walk One (Treverward, near Clun)

With Roy Vickery from the Folklore Society. Roy will run a hedgerow walk in Treverward as well as present a Zoom talk (later in the year) on the fascinating topic of plant folklore. He is a collector of plant folklore - plant names, herbal uses, sayings, legends and plants that were used to foretell the future. Roy has written extensively on plant folklore and his website, Plant Lore, is here.

Link to the walk poster is here.

Places are limited. Book is essential.

Book with Sarah Jameson - admin@cpreshropshire.org.uk

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Tuesday 1st June 2021, 10.30 to 12.30

A Walk Around the Hedges: Clun

A stroll around the hedgerows in and around Clun with
Rob Rowe.

 

We will look at the plant species that live in or in association with hedgerows, and learn about good hedgerow management - and how this leads to a healthy, biodiverse hedge.

 

Booking essential since places are limited.

This event has taken place

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Saturday 31st July 2021, 10am to 12 noon

The Plant-lore of our English Hedgerows
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discovering the former uses and folklore of our common hedgerow plants

Walk Two (Bishops Castle)
 

With Roy Vickery from the Folklore Society. Roy will run a hedgerow walk in Bishops Castle as well as present a Zoom talk (later in the year) on the fascinating topic of plant folklore. He is a collector of plant folklore - plant names, herbal uses, sayings, legends and plants that were used to foretell the future. Roy has written extensively on plant folklore and his website, Plant Lore, is here.

Link to the walk poster is here.

Places are limited. Book is essential.

Book with Sarah Jameson - admin@cpreshropshire.org.uk