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The Ranger service operates a series of practical conservation events. typically every 1-2 months often on a Sunday. Events range from hedge planting, to dune conservation, to the monitoring of certain plants and animals. Volunteers receive support and relevant training from Rangers. Certain projects can be undertaken by individuals in a time scale of their own choosing. e.g squirrel recording, whilst other activities are group based and tied to fixed dates.

Come along, meet new people and gain new skills and experiences while you make a positive difference to your local environment and wildlife.

Organisation aims and objectives

Provides opportunities for members of the public to complete practical conservation tasks in conjunction with East Lothians Countryside Ranger Service.











Experience required: Common sense, able to look, listen & learn. Physically capable of carrying out practical tasks as & when. Likewise some tasks could involve basic maths & recording of base line information. All can be learnt & you don't have to be super fit!
Travel details: EAST LOTHIAN Activities take place across East Lothian. transport usually very limited and public transport options limited.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: one to one / similar work alongside Ranger
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago