Practical Work

Practical Reserve Maintenance

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Project Summary

Join us for a day of practical conservation and reserve management tasks at Allerthorpe Common Reserve. This heathland habitat, rich in heather and gorse, is home to many species such as adders and green woodpeckers, and is particularly rich in invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians.

Need to know

  • Start Date: 07/07/2019
  • End Date: 01/09/2019
  • County: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Organisation Name: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
  • Project Category: Improving habitats


Project Description

7th July | 4th August | 1st September

Useful information for Task Days

Things you need to know:

  • Task days start at 10am and usually run until 4pm.
  • Sometimes task days may change because of adverse weather. Please check the website for updates.
  • If you’re new to a site, please call the relevant contact to check task day details and let them know you’re coming.
  • New volunteers will need to provide emergency contact details and relevant medical details before beginning, just in case of any incident or accident.

What you should bring:

  • A packed lunch and plenty to drink.
  • Hard-wearing shoes, boots or wellies
  • Old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
  • Waterproofs, sunscreen and insect repellent when necessary, you never know what the weather will do!

Tools and gloves will be provided.