Practical Work

East Poldens Conservation Volunteers

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Project Summary

This small, friendly group works with the Reserves Manager on a variety of practical habitat management tasks at nature reserves in South Somerset. You will meet like-minded people and learn new skills while working in the beautiful Polden Hills.

Need to know

  • Start Date: 06/11/2018
  • End Date: 10/02/2019
  • County: Somerset
  • Organisation Name: Somerset Wildlife Trust
  • Project Category: Improving habitats


Project Description

At the start of each task there will be a short introduction to the reserve and the work that will be carried out. We aim to meet at 10.20am and finish at 3.30pm but all help, for however long, is welcome.

There can be up to half a mile walk from car parking to work site. No experience is required, and tools are provided.

YOU WILL NEED: Packed lunch, sturdy footwear, work gloves, waterproofs and hardy outdoors clothes. Tea and biscuits provided!

An up-to-date anti-Tetanus injection is strongly advised for most outdoor activities.

The dates for our Autumn and Winter Task List are:

Tues 6th Nov, Sun 11th Nov, Tues 11th Dec, Tues 8th Jan, Sun 20th Jan, Tues 5th Feb, Sun 10th Feb.