Practical Conservation Task Day- Skerne
Cleaves Farm, Skerne (Skerne Wetlands entrance - southern part of site) , Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25 8NX (Wansford Bridge) YO25 9HU (Cleaves Farm)
Join us for a day of practical conservation and reserve management tasks at Skerne Wetlands Nature Reserve. There’s always plenty to do whatever the season; mowing, raking, fencing repairs to name a few. The nature reserve has a mixture of habitats to manage including lovely wildflower meadows, wetlands, wet woodland and paths that need to be maintained for the public.
Leader: Jon Traill
Telephone: 07968 125902
Upcoming Task Days at Skerne:
Thursday 3rd October
Thursday 17th October
Thursday 31st October
Thursday 14th November
Thursday 28th November
Thursday 12th December
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.
Please visit www.ywt.org.uk/reserves for maps and directions to sites.