Distance in Miles
  • Northamptonshire - Salcey Forest: Conservation Work Parties

    Sunday 15th September 2019 to Sunday 16th February 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Salcey Forest, east of the village of Hartwell, between Northampton and Newport Pagnell in Northamptonshire.

    Aimed at both the complete beginner and more experienced conservationists alike, join us for some woodland ride management in Salcey Forest.

    We would like to maintain and make the habitat more suitable for woodland butterflies, including the Wood White and Black Hairstreak.

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow Scar

    Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Farrer's Allotment Whitbarrow Scar

    Join a group of volunteers to improve and extend the habitat at this site

  • Habitat management at Hendre Woods for Drab Looper

    Thursday 23rd Janaury 2020

    Hendre Woods Old Lodge entrance SO462146

    Clearing cut rideside vegetation to encourage germination of Wood Spurge, larval foodplant of Drab Looper.

  • Work Parties: Surrey Downs

    Friday 24th January to Friday 24th April 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Guildford-Dorking

    North Downs Conservation Group
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Work Party at Rough Bank - mainly scrub and tree thinning.

  • Scotland: Abronhill Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Abronhill, Cumbernauld

    Scrub clearance at Abronhill in Cumbernauld with the Bog Squad to help improve protect valuable stored carbon and peatland habitat.

  • Winter Work Party: Quoile Pondage, Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Meet at the Quoile Countryside Centre

    Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White - Quoile Pondage, Co. Down

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00 
    Meet at the Quoile Countryside Centre 

    We’ll be holding back the flood of brambles at the beautiful Quoile River to preserve habitat for the Cryptic Wood White at one of our few single-species transects. Please contact David Nixon for more information at @email 

     

    For all work parties please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided as well as tea/coffee/biscuits but pack a lunch!  

  • Devon: Work Party - Chudleigh Knighton Heath (south end)

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Chudleigh Knighton Heath (south end)

    Coppicing and scrub clearing close to where a large glade has recently been created and Pearl-bordered Fritillary is present.

  • Lincolnshire: Southrey Wood Work party

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Grid Reference: TF128681

    Come and join the work party in the Limewoods

  • Dorset: CONSERVATION WORK PARTY - LYDLINCH COMMON

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Lydlinch, North Dorset

    Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Yatts Farm near Pickering

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Yatts Farm Near Pickering SE811884 post code YO18 8JW

    Practical conservation and management of Yatts Farm

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 26th January 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 28

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

  • Somerset and Bristol: Practical Conservation Day (Exmoor)

    Tuesday 28th January, 9.30am - 3pm

    Wimbleball Lake Activity Centre, TA22 9NU

    Help improve habitat for butterflies at this work task at Wimbleball Lake.

  • Habitat management at Ystradgynlais

    Thursday 30th January 2020

    Ystrdgynlais, Weavers Road

    Joint Event with WTSWW. Scrub clearance at a site in Ystradgynlais for marsh fritillary butterfly

  • Scotland: Wester Moss Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 1st February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Wester Moss, Fallin (near Stirling)

    Scrub clearance at Wester Moss SSSI with the Bog Squad near Stirling to help improve habitat for the Large Heath butterfly and protect the valuable peatland.

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Boltby Reservoir

    Saturday 1st February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Boltby Reservoir meet at SE502871

    Conservation work party at Boltby Reservoir SE502871

  • Devon: Work Party - Haldon Forest near Exeter

    Saturday 1st February 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Haldon Forest near Exeter

    Managing the early Fritillaries breeding area by mainly removing or coppicing tree growth.

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 2nd February 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Yatts Farm near Pickering

    Sunday 2nd February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Yatts Farm Near Pickering SE811884 post code YO18 8JW

    Practical conservation and management of Yatts Farm

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Ox Close Wood

    Sunday 2nd February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Ox Close Wood, East Keswick SE362454

    Conservation and habitat management at Ox Close Wood in conjunction with the East Keswick Wildlife Trust

  • Invertebrates of the Burren – Adam Mantell

    Tuesday 4th February 2020, 7:30pm

    St John’s Scout Hall, behind Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church off the Knockbreda Road in Belfast.

    Invertebrates of the Burren

    Adam Mantell

    Tuesday 4th February 2020 

    The Burren in County Clare is famous for its plants and the sweeping vistas of limestone and lakes.  The invertebrate communities are perhaps less celebrated but are just as important.  Adam will talk about surveying of two sites owned by NPWS in 2018, explaining how he went about it, why the Burren supports so many species not found elsewhere and finally will discuss the management challenges presented by this landscape now and into the future. 

  • Work Parties: Saving the Wood White

    Wednesday 5th February 2020 to Wednesday 28th September 2022, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Surrey/Sussex border

    Selected Wednesdays
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Bentley Station Meadows workparty

    Wednesday 5th Februrary

    Bentley Station Meadows

    Practical conservation tasks to be carried out. Meet details: 

    10am - 3pm: Park in the pay & display Station car park, and walk across the railway track to the meadow, SU 792 432. Alternatively, park in the free Forestry Commission car park off Gravel Hill Road SU 802 433, and walk through the FC to the reserve.

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Kendal Fell

    Wednesday 5th February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Kendal Fell

    Join a group of volunteers to maintain the habitat at this site for Scotch Argus

  • Work Parties: Branch Reserve

    Thursday 6th February to Thursday 2nd April 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

    1st Thursdays, Oct-Apr
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Thursday 6th February 2020

    Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

    Light scrub and bramble removal

  • Salcey Forest Winter Work Party Thursday 6th February 2020

    Thursday 6th February 2020, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Salcey Forest Winter Work Party Thursday 6th February 2020

  • Winter Work Party: Bowara, Scrub Control for Dingy Skipper

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Meet at Round ‘O’ Quay Car Park, Enniskillen BT74 7BF

    Scrub Control for Dingy Skipper - Bowara, Co. Fermanagh

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00-15:30 
    Meet at Round ‘O’ Quay Car Park, Enniskillen BT74 7BF 

    A key site for this threatened species, this steep-sloped pocket of grassland has also recorded Narrow-bordered Bee Hawkmoth and Cryptic Wood White. Managing scrub is an annual, essential task to keep the habitat from scrubbing up. Please contact Rose Cremin for more information. @email 

     

    For all work parties please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided as well as tea/coffee/biscuits but pack a lunch!

     

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Prestbury Hill - The Masts Reserve

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Prestbury Hill - The Masts Reserve

    Work party to reduce scrub and maintain grassland on the Masts Reserve at Prestbury Hill.