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Scottish Canals – Team Challenge(s)

Calling all teams of between 5 – 15 people.  Scottish Canals needs your help once more.

If you can spare some time to come along and assist you will be made most welcome.

Please;

Dress for the weather forecasted and wear old clothes.

Wear safety/sturdy footwear.

Bring a snack/lunch.

Scottish Canals will provide all the tools require for the activities.

VOLUNTEERING DAYS AVAILABLE

The Forth and Clyde Canal

15th November Sensory Garden in Auchinstarry Marina near Kilsyth

Tasks

Garden maintenance for the Winter. Creation of a new Rose Bed. Willow structure maintenance

Meet at Auchinstarry Marina at 10 am. Meet in the Blue Volunteers Hut.

 

21st November The Falkirk Wheel

Tasks

Willow cutting/weaving, Vegetation control. Garden maintenance. Litter picking the canal towpath

22nd November Sensory Garden in Auchinstarry Marina near Kilsyth

Tasks

Garden maintenance for the Winter. Creation of a new Rose Bed. Willow structure maintenance

Meet at Auchinstarry Marina at 10 am. Meet in the Blue Volunteers Hut.

 

29th November The Falkirk Wheel

Tasks

Christmas Decorations and outside maintenance

1st December Litter Pick on the Forth and Clyde Canal at Maryhill

Meet at 11am. Duration 3 hours

Meet a Ruchill Church next to McDonalds

Tasks

Litter pick the area and the Towpath east and west on the canal.

 

6th and 7th December Firhill Island cutting vegetation

Task

Access the island to cut the vegetation to allow a survey team to inspect. The island has not been set foot on for some time. This will be a bit of an exploration into the un-know.

The Union Canal

21st December Litter Pick the Union Canal from Calders to West Hailles Park

Tasks

Litter pick on the Towpath along this stretch of the canal

 

If you wish to attend please contact

John McGowan on mobile 07717178320

Or

E-mail me at  john.mcgowan@scottishcanals.co.uk

 


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