Churnet Valley Woodland Wildlife Surveyor

Our Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership colleagues at RSPB are looking for a Woodland Wildlife Surveyor to carry out surveys along the line of the Caldon Canal in the next couple of months. The main task is to undertake a playback surveys for willow tits. This involves playing a willow tit call for two minutes every 100m and then waiting for a further two minutes to see if there is any response.

Exhibition at Cheadle Discovery Centre

CUCT have an exhibition at Cheadle Discovery Centre from today until 28th March 2015. As well as an extensive display about the Uttoxeter Canal, there are a range of other displays on canal-related themes. Two films about the Caldon Canal in the 1970s can be viewed. Leaflets about various activities are available to take away along with a guide book about the Caldon Canal, which is available to purchase.

Work parties for summer 2014

Come and join in our monthly work parties, carrying out useful tasks on the Caldon Canal. Work includes vegetation clearance, painting, hedge planting and other tasks. All tools and equipment are provided. Volunteers are advised to wear old clothes, stout shoes and to bring waterproofs and a packed lunch.