Penicuik Conservation Volunteer

  • VO64267


Description

To assist the Rangers in conserving, enhancing and promoting the appropriate use and enjoyment of the area.
Duties include habitat improvement and restoration, Removal of invasive and non-native species, Practical maintenance on fences, signposts, gates and paths and opportunities to be involved in species surveying and recording.
This is a rewarding opportunity for someone who enjoys working outdoors on a variety of tasks.

Organisation aims and objectives

To make safe the ruin of Penicuik House.

Availability

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The Penicuik Conservation Volunteers meet every second Saturday

Restrictions

Experience required: No previous experience required. An interest in working outdoors. A moderate level of physical fitness as occasional manual lifting and walking over rough and steep terrain involved
Travel details: Penicuik House. Lothian buses 37, 47, 40 & 15/15A.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We reimburse public transport rates or mileage rates monthly.
Training details: All volunteers will receive an induction giving information about the conservation management of the design landscape of Penicuik Estate also covering all aspects of Health & Safety. Volunteers will be supported by the Ranger Service

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