Practical Conservation Task Day - Waterhaigh Woodland Park

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 Waterhaigh Woodland Park. There’s always plenty to do whatever the season; woodland management, removing invasive species and grassland management to name a few. The nature reserve has a mixture of habitats including broadleaved woodland, pasture, hedgerow and wetland that need to be maintained for the wildlife and public.

Position details

Duration

Commitment

Tuesday, Friday

Frequency

Monthly

Contact details

Leader: Elspeth Robinson

Email: elspeth.robinson@ywt.org.uk

Telephone: 07825 668419

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!

Please visit www.ywt.org.uk/reserves for maps and directions to sites.