Corporate Team Challenge - RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

Posted:
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Corporate and employee volunteering
Location:
Mid Yare Valley, Strumpshaw

What to expect

Walk round the reedbeds, woodlands and orchid-rich meadows and you could chance upon marsh harriers, bitterns and kingfishers. Come in spring and summer when the meadows bloom with flowers, and see an array of dragonflies and butterflies, including the spectacular swallowtail. Facilities: car parking.

Your group

Team Challenges are muddy and energetic, but that's all part of the fun! We will supply all tools and the necessary protective equipment such as gloves. No skills are required, just make sure to bring old clothes, waterproofs, plenty of drinking water and packed lunches. Group size: 7 - 20

Support us

Minimum:
1 day
Duration:
1 day
Period:
Every year between July and August

The skills and time provided by corporate teams are incredibly valuable to the RSPB. Corporate work parties help us tackle jobs that would otherwise take our wardens days or even weeks to complete. Employee volunteering also helps us to build community links and valuable business support, and many of our business volunteers return to our reserves with family and friends after their volunteer experience. Some even join as members and become life-long supporters.

How you will help us

Help us with our nature conservation work; we have a variety of projects running throughout the year including: reed bed management, rhododendron bashing and path repair. Start the day with a talk introducing you to the reserve and the RSPB, before heading out on your conservation task. Enjoy the afternoon spotting the site's fascinating wildlife with one of our knowledgeable wardens.

How to apply

Contact

Tania Wheatcroft, South East England Regional Office
Tel: 01273 775333
Email: Tania.Wheatcroft@RSPB.ORG.UK

Notes

All money received from team challenges covers both staff time and equipment costs. Cost: £70 + VAT per person

Reference number 4020