Friends of Kings Park work in partnership with Stirling Council Countryside team and others to support biodiversity and improve habitats for bees, butterflies and other wild life within Kings Park. and also to make Kings Park a pleasant and attractive place to visit. FKP also undertake other tasks in partnership with others to help improve public facilities and resources within Kings Park. These additional tasks include fund raising, providing information and raising awareness re the history and heritage of this ancient Royal Park, Working in partnership with Stirling Council and others in taking forward the 10 year Master Plan for Kings Park, working in partnership with local schools on various biodiversity and local heritage park projects etc.
Friends of Kings Park is a local community organisation set up to to help improve and develop public facilities and resources in Stirling's main city public park for the benefit of the whole community. As volunteers,we work in partnership with Stirling Council, various Community Councils, local schools, other cpmmunity groups etc. Over the last 7 years we have raised funds and secured grants to enable a number of projects to be undertaken within Kings Park. Some of these projects have related to conserving various heritage assets and providing information leaflets and a heritage panel relating to the history of this ancient Royal Park and the important link between the Park and Stirling Castle and Scottish monarchs. We have also been engaged in a community gardening and biodiversity project over the last few years in partnership with Stirling User's Network with input from local schools.
Experience required: Some interest in gardening would be helpful.
Travel details: Kings Park, public park, Stirling.
Expenses details: No
Training details: Some of our volunteers have more gardening knowledge and experience than others, more experienced members provide support for others and we seek support where necessary from others with more specialist gardening knowledge.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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