Butterfly monitoring helper

An opportunity to help monitor fantastic butterfly species and provide the RSPB with vital information in the conservation of local butterfly species.

Posted:
Wednesday 30 January 2019
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Surveying wildlife
Location:
Ynys Hir

What we're looking for

To monitor butterfly species and associated habitats weekly (April 1st - Sept 30th) to help the RSPB develop monitoring and management strategies at Ynys-hir.

The skills you need

Good fieldwork skills and knowledge of and interest in butterfly species is essential. You will need to be able to be flexible in when you can volunteer. Butterfly surveys have to be undertaken in specific weather conditions so volunteering days could be different each week according to the weather.

Your time

Minimum:
once a week - 4 hours per week. Must be able to come to site when the weather is suitable eg when its sunny.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
April - September 26 visits

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to help monitor fantastic butterfly species and provide the RSPB with vital information in the conservation of local butterfly species. A chance to share your enthusiasm for nature with others. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply

Contact

Claire Rhydwen, Ynys Hir
Tel: 01654 700222
Email: Claire.Rhydwen@rspb.org.uk

Notes

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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