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Tidal Crane Association

Funding SourcesVariousProject BudgetUnknownProject Timescale2015

Balsam Management

The annual Himalayan Balsam bash across the catchment, where local volunteers can get involved, will be taking place during June and July. This project specifically addresses Himalayan Balsam, which is a problem invasive species along the margins of the River Crane.

Below is a map of the locations where events will be taking place, with contact details and dates (where available) in the table to the right.


Balsam Bash 2015

Location Group
Tidal Crane   TCA (18/07)
Crane Park
TCV (04/06)
TCV (10/06)
TCV & FORCE (14/06)
Crane Park Island  LWT (dates unknown)
Crane Meadows    LWT (dates unknown)
Cranford Park   Thames21 (dates unknown)
Yeading Brook Meadows LWT (dates unknown)
Yeading Brook West LB Hillingdon (corporate event - 03/06)
LB Hillingdon (corporate event - 05/06)
IMP (07/06)
LB Hillingdon & Girl Guides (various dates throughout June)