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Thorncombe Furze Cutters - Practical Conservation Work Party

Dorset County Council Hardy Birthplace

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We are looking for volunteers who would like the opportunity to assist the Dorset Countryside Rangers with the maintenance and management of the local conservation tasks that will benefit the local wildlife and habitats.

Becoming a part of a friendly and dedicated volunteer team (The Furze Cutters).
Meeting people of all walks of life and making new friends.nature reserve of Thorncombe Woods and carry out a varied range of practical
Improving your communication and practical skills.
Opportunity to work outside in the fresh air and enjoy a different form of physical exercise.
Expand your local knowledge and identification of the Dorset enviroment, habitats and wildlife that can be found there.

Practical conservation tasks: scrub clearance , grass cutting, vegetation cutbacks, livestock checks, building nest boxes, hedgelaying and coppicing.
Access/ maintenence tasks: Path vegetation cutbacks, repairing and installing fences/gates/stiles, clearing drainage channels, litter picking and putting up information signs and posters.
Be able to engage with members of the public and communicate the need for habitat management and how wildlife will benefit from it.

Kath Clay

Further location details may be provided below.

Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre, Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton, DT2 8QH


One week


Gardening,Practical Work & DIY,Environmental,General & Helping

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