Practical Conservation Task Day - Filey Dams

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

Join us for a day of practical conservation and reserve management tasks at Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a surviving stretch of freshwater marsh that acts as a haven for plants, small mammals and amphibians. It is also ideally placed near the Yorkshire coast for migratory birds, many of which can be seen here.

Contact details

Contact: Kate Yates

Email: kate.yates@ywt.org.uk

Telephone: 07825 668415

For the 3rd October ;

Contact: Peter Christopherson

Email: peter.chistopherson@ywt.org.uk

Telephone: 07787 535812

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 www.ywt.org.uk/volunteer.
  • 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 fundraising@ywt.org.uk