The season for birch bashing on Wharncliffe Heathlands Nature Reserve has arrived again and volunteers are needed to help remove birch seedlings as part of the conservation work on the local reserve.

The first bash will take place on Sunday 13th September from 11.00am to 4.00pm

Meet at the River Don bridge on Station Road, Deepcar (map reference SK 291 980 /post code S36 2SQ) at 11.00.  Wear stout footwear and bring warm clothes and some lunch.  Tools will be provided.

Under 18s are welcome, but will need to be accompanied by an adult. The bash will finish by 4.00pm

For more information, contact Pete on 07903 341 065 or Dave on 07515 106 966 or visit