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The Rowhill Conservation Volunteers are an active group looking after the Rowhill Nature Reserve.

Tasks vary from light work to quite physical, so a certain level of mobility and fitness is required.

Volunteers are welcome from the age of 8. Younger volunteers, for example Scouts, Guides, Duke of Edinburgh’s etc. are very welcome by prior arrangement.

A wide variety of tasks according to the season and habitat, including: clearing rhododendrons, hay making in late Summer, path making and coppicing in the Winter.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided for volunteers, but please bring lunch if you are planning to stay all day.

The copse can be quite muddy, especially in Winter. Please wear old or sturdy boots and bring waterproofs according to weather conditions. Tools, gloves and helmets are provided.

When: the First, third and fifth Sunday of the month. There are 2 sessions, starting 10am and 2pm – finishing uparound 4pm

Where: Meet at the Field Centre. Cranmore Lane