Practical Conservation Task Day - Brockadale

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

Join us for a day of practical conservation and reserve management tasks at Brockadale Nature Reserve. Help to preserve the scarce limestone grasslands and semi-ancient woodlands from the encroachment of ragwort and other invasive weeds, so that native flowers and the butterflies that depend on them can thrive.

Contact details

Contact: Paul Simmons


Telephone: 01977 620725

For the 17th October ;

Contact: Connor Byers


Telephone: 07824 542314

For the 20th November & 18th December

Contact: Karen McDiarmid


Telephone: 07780 666173

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