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

Rodley Nature Reserve

Friday 23rd November, 2018
Leeds, near the Canal in Rodley

Our annual visit to help the Rodley volunteer group with coppicing an area of willow.

TBC

Friday 30th November, 2018

TBC – not sure what we will be doing today. Please check website, or email/ring office.

Bowling Community Orchard

Friday 7th December, 2018
In the allotments on Bowling Park Drive

Winter pruning of apple trees, and other tasks.

We will start the winter pruning today. Last year our efforts were thwarted by bad weather so really hope to make a thorough impact this winter. We will continue the pruning on our regular ‘Friends of BPCO’ Saturday session on 15th Dec. Meet at the orchard at 10am.

 

Tree planting – destination will be decided nearer the time

Friday 14th December, 2018

The start of a fair bit of tree planting this winter. We will be supporting Forest of Bradford on two major projects in Bradford district. 

 

Tree planting – destination will be decided nearer the time

Friday 21st December, 2018

We will be supporting Forest of Bradford on two major projects in Bradford district, but will know where we are planting today nearer the time.

Please check at th etime of we will be setting off early today. 

 

NO TASK

Friday 28th December, 2018

NO TASK; Merry Christmas

NO TASK

Friday 4th January, 2019

NO TASK - Happy New Year