Conservation Volunteers

Northcliffe Woods, ShipleyNorthcliffe Woods, ShipleyThe conservation volunteers meet on most Fridays throughout the year.

Forthcoming Friday tasks are listed here.
The Conservation Volunteers may be working additional days on either a Wednesday/Thursday.  Contact the office to find out what is happening. 

We work on a variety of urban and urban fringe sites in the Bradford district, managing them for the benefit of wildlife and local people.

We offer an opportunity for anybody interested in nature conservation or people keen to help maintain local areas and make a positive impact on the local environment. No previous experience is necessary; training will be given on the day.

The meeting point for the workdays is Culture Fusion,
125 Thornton Road, Bradford, BD1 2EP (a few minutes walk from Centenary Square).

Fridays: Please arrive between 9.30 - 9.45am. We leave at 10am. We normally work until mid afternoon, but any contribution is welcomed.
Wednesdays/Thursday:  Leave at 10am.  Contact office for further information.  

We encourage all prospective volunteers to contact the office if you are interested in volunteering and we will discuss details.

Read reports of previous tasks here

Railway Terrace

Friday 23rd February, 2018
off Lockwood Street, Low Moor

This is the first time we have visited this site to help the local volunteer group to manage the lowland heath by removing birch saplings. 

 

Residential - Hutton Roof Crags ADVANCE BOOKING ONLY

Friday 2nd March, 2018

Friday 2nd-Sun 4th March 

Continuing our involvement with Cumbria Wildlife Trust helping with the woodland management work at this National Nature Reserve. If you are interested in this you need to be in touch today to see if it is possible to add you to the booking. 

DETAILS IN LETTER if you have booked. 

Hirst Wood Burial Ground

Friday 9th March, 2018
next to Nab Wood Crematorium

We will be continuing with the tree thinning tasks we started in February – a mix of access and biodiversity improvements. Please be aware that if it is particularly icy or snowy we may need to reschedule so  if you plan to meet us there I suggest you get in touch first.

 

Tree Planting

Friday 16th March, 2018
TBC

Supporting Forest of Bradford with their tree planting programme. 

Please arrive in time for a 9.30 departure. 

 

Tree Planting

Friday 23rd March, 2018
TBC

Supporting Forest of Bradford with their tree planting programme. 

Please arrive in time for a 9.30 departure.

No Task – GOOD FRIDAY

Friday 30th March, 2018

Sorry, no task today. Happy Easter.

Residential - Wharfedale - walling. Advance Booking Only

Friday 15th June, 2018
Buckden, Upper Wharfedale

Dry Stone Walling weekend. No experience necessary. 

We have the accommodation booked from Friday to Monday. Please book early to avoid dissapointment. Self catering. Shared bunk rooms. 

We want to try a longer stay than previously to allow more scope for the walling. If you are interested, but cannot stay until Monday, talk to us about options. There is also a chance we could go on Thursday eve, but will only know this at the time. what do you think? 

The cost is likely to be about £50