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Wildlife Walks and Talks 


Work Parties Home Page

This page was updated at 08:00 on 30Nov2021

Updates on expected weather etc will be added up to a week ahead of walks in this list and updated as the day approaches.

The leader of the walks below, unless otherwise stated, will be John Goodspeed.

Phone : 078 1143 5252  E mail:

Dogs on leads will be welcome. 

On all walks wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.  Bring with you binoculars (and on coastal walks a telescope) if you have them . 

On longer walks you may also want to bring refreshments and we can take  a short break. 

If you have suggestions for future walks please e mail me



Saturday 1st January: Oyster beds walk

Come for a friendly stroll from Warblington Church to the Hayling Island oyster beds when we will see how many species of bird we can see on the first day of the year.

Meet at the southern end of Church Lane Warblington PO9 2TU at 10:00.  The walk of about 4 miles should take about 3 hours.  Dogs on leads will be welcome.  We will have a short break at the oyster beds.  Please let John Goodspeed know ( or text 07811435252) if you are coming in case plans change.


Saturday 8th January.  Beach Clean

Join us on our quarterly beach clean at Budds Farm Southmoor Bedhampton.  9:30 for as long as it takes.  If you are not already on our list of workers contact John Goodspeed—details above –and you will be sent detailed joining instructions nearer the date.









Work Parties

Portsdown Conservation Volunteers

There are work parties every Wednesday from 10:00 till 15:00 on Portsdown managing the area on the Site of Special Scientific Interest.  Meet at 10:00 at the East entrance of Fort Widley.  Tools, gloves and hot drinks are all provided but you will need to bring your lunch if you are staying to the end.  (You don't have to!)

There are also work parties on the third Sunday of the month.

Friends of Langstone Harbour

This group works roughly monthly usually towards the end of the month at various sites round the harbour.  Jobs include litter picking, scrub control and path clearance.  Details are available from John Goodspeed 7-10 days before the events.  We usually work from 9:00 to lunch time on Saturday mornings.  Gloves and tools are provided but you should bring any refreshments you need.  If you want to be added to the distribution list for information e mail John Goodspeed or write to him at 22 Hilltop Crescent Cosham PO6 1BD.