Spend a day or more helping to manage an area, conserve a species, improve habitats; learn the necessary skills 'on the job' and help make a difference. All events are for one day unless otherwise specified. Also have a look at the Volunteer Opportunities or Voluntary Organisations pages.
Please remember to contact only the organisation or person specified and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS.
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Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust - Gems in the Dunes Project
Join Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust on an exciting project based on the sand dunes of the Sefton coast. Habitat management sessions Tuesdays and weekends, species surveys Thursday. No experience necessary and suitable for all ages! Contact Project Officer Andrew Hampson for more information about joining friendly bunch of volunteers!
Arnside and Silverdale AONB
Join us for conservation work parties carrying out a range of practical activities across the beautiful AONB. Tasks are on Tuesdays with monthly litter picks on the second Thursday. No experience needed. Contact Countryside Officer Dougie Watson on 01524 761034 or see our website for details www.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk/events
Cheshire Wildlife Trust
has a range of volunteer opportunities across the region, including practical conservation work parties, administration and reception tasks as well as community engagement and social inclusion activities with young people or disadvantaged groups. See our website, email or contact 01948 820728 to find out more.
Chester National Trust Volunteers
Join Chester National Trust Volunteers for a day. CNTV do voluntary work at NT sites across Cheshire, Marches, Wirral - two days per fortnight. Tuesday & Thursday groups. Previous experience unnecessary, job for everyone, Tools provided, friendly welcome. Contact Brian Payne
Manchester National Trust Volunteers
We work on Sundays at National Trust sites mainly across the North West undertaking rhododendron bashing, fence construction, pond clearance, footpath maintenance, hedge laying etc. No previous experience is necessary; just enthusiasm and a willingness to get your hands dirty. Contact us:
Restoring Hardknott Forest
We are restoring a former conifer planatation to native oak and birch woodland. Work involves removal of non-native trees and planting of native species such as oak and aspen. Tools and training provided. Some other tasks such as monitoring may be involved.
The National Trust in the North West
The National Trust has a variety of roles in wardening, footpath work, conservation and learning projects across various places in the North West. Help us to care for some of Britain’s most stunning and vulnerable landscapes. To find out more, please visit the website
The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside
has lots of opportunities to get involved with our work including practical conservation, assisting with education sessions and visitor engagement. We’ll help to find the right opportunity for you, please contact Catherine Haddon at 01772 318374 /