Practical Conservation Task Day - Barlow Common

Would you like to get stuck into some outdoor conservation work?

Join us for a day of practical habitat management and reserve management tasks at Barlow Common nature reserve. A former brownfield site with a mosaic of habitats, spanning from wetland and wildflower meadows to mature woodland, this delightful nature reserve is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including herons and kingfishers.

Position details




Contact details

Contact: Andrew Gibson


Telephone: 07968 403204

Useful Information for Task Days

Things you need to know:

  • Task days start at 10am and usually run until 4pm.
  • Sometimes task days may change because of adverse weather. Please check the website for updates
  • If you’re new to a site, please call the relevant contact to check task day details and let them know you’re coming.
  • New volunteers will need to provide emergency contact details and relevant medical details before beginning, just in case of any incident or accident.

What you should bring:

  • A packed lunch and plenty to drink.
  • Hard-wearing shoes, boots or wellies
  • Old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
  • Waterproofs, sunscreen and insect repellent when necessary, you never know what the weather will do!

Tools and gloves will be provided.

Corporate partners wishing to arrange use of their corporate volunteering allowance should contact