Reserve Work Party / Practical Conservation - Wood of Cree

Posted:
Tuesday 11 September 2007
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
Wood of Cree

What we're looking for

We need to carry out various habitat management and estate work on the reserve. We want volunteer help in the areas of habitat management and reserve maintenance. Practical work may include tree planting, fencing, dry stone wall repairs, bird surveys and vegetation management. All tasks are vital for conservation of the site and for retaining good access to, and around the reserve. Occasionally you will be offered the opportunity to help at other Galloway reserves.

The skills you need

Enthusiasm and an interest in conservation are essential. No specialist skills are required though a good level of fitness and a desire to work outside is essential. You will need an up-to-date tetanus injection and to enjoy working as part of a team.

Your time

Minimum:
1 or 2 days per year
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to help with reserve management, become part of a small team and learn about the running of the reserve. A chance to enjoy the reserve. The opportunity to build up skills and a working knowledge of habitat management. This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply

Contact

Crystal Maw, Wood of Cree
Tel: 01671 402861
Email: Crystal.Maw@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Please be aware that it is best to use direct dial number for enquiries. Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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