Conservation Volunteer

  • VO93728
  • Suitable for groups


Description

Muiravonside Country Park combines 170 acres of woodland and parkland with a demonstration farm, play parks, river walks and historic ruins. Our new country park volunteer group will carry out a range of conservation tasks around the park including maintaining paths and trails, litter picking, planting trees, and creating wildlife habitats.

What’s in it for you? Keep physically active, help the environment and work alongside other committed volunteers to keep Falkirk's only country park beautiful for people and for wildlife.

What's involved? A variety of outdoors tasks including path maintenance, weeding, dead hedging, using hand tools, litter picking, tree thinning, tree planting and habitat creation.

Availability

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Wednesday 10am - 2pm

Restrictions

Volunteers aged 16/17 must attend with a parent or guardian.
Experience required: must be able to follow instructions and adhere to the council's health and safety policy. A can-do attitude is a must! All training will be provided.
Travel details: Muiravonside can be accessed by car and there is ample car parking available on site.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Prospective volunteers are encouraged to visit Muiravonside for a chat with the ranger to find out more about the group, and are very welcome to come along for a taster session to see if it is a good fit for them.
Training details: New volunteers will be given a health and safety induction and talked through the risk assessment. The volunteer group will always be led by a ranger who will provide support and training on tasks.

Last updated 3 months ago