Important Information as of July 2020 Following Government advice Bristol City Council Parks Department has banned all volunteer activities in our Parks. This is with immediate effect. The implication of that decision for the Downs is that until further notice FODAG will no longer be organising or participating in any walks, talks, conservation projects litter clearing events or planting schemes. Check website for regular updates. If you require further information or seek clarification please contact FODAG chair Robert Westlake, here
3 August 2020 Lecture cancellation, please make note that the Francis Greenacre's September lecture has been cancelled because of virus. We apologise to all those who were looking forward to this event. Wednesday 18th November 2020 FOD+AG AGM Redland Green Bowling Club. More information to follow nearer the time.
Regular Activities If you are interested in being involved when our activities resume please feel free to contact us for more details using the forms at the bottom of the page. Deep litter picking FODAG volunteers and friends forage for litter one Saturday morning of the month during the winter from 10 am to 12 pm. If you would like to join the merry band please contact Martin for details.
Butterfly Survey Friends have actively surveyed the butterfly population of the downs over the last 6 years adding to national data. (data is held on our website). If you are interested in being involved please contact Martin on the form below.
Goat and Gully Monitoring A group of Friends keep a regular eye on the Goats in the Gully, making sure they are happy and healthy. Also we are looking to create a similar group who take note of the health of the Victorian steps and it's surroundings. If you would like to find out more or to get involved please contact Martin on the form below.
Conservation Sundays The second Sunday in the Month (this sometimes changes). Doing a range of activities and often asked to bring gloves, loppers and secateurs if possible. please register an interest with Robin on the form below.
Dead hedging the dead hedge working party work to build and maintain the dead hedges. If you are interested in being involved please contact Robin on the form below.