Volunteering opportunities

Outdoor Champions

Outdoor champions
Tue, 22 December 2020
The Outdoor Champions programme will engage participants with the natural and cultural heritage of the Carbon Landscape through a structured programme of health walks. The rationale for supporting a ‘health walks’ focus, reflects both the findings from national and local evidence of effectiveness. ...
Free event

Carbon Landscape Trails

Volunteers
Tue, 22 December 2020
The Carbon Trail project offers a programme of physical access improvements to the Carbon Landscape improving gateways sites and developing a ‘Carbon Trail’ linking key sites between the three landscape character areas a series three shorter Carbon Trails or ‘Loops’. Bringing together a landscape...
Free event

Administration

Administration
Tue, 22 December 2020
As much time that is spent out within the Carbon Landscape restoring habitats and delivering events etc, there will be a mirrored amount of office time required from our programme team and our project partners. Volunteers would be responsible for day to day administration and supporting the...
Free event

Community Engagement

Community engagement
Tue, 22 December 2020
Through projects such as the Sense of Place and Carbon Skills, we will be working closely with volunteers, local communities & residents, friends of groups, local naturalist and wildlife groups to enjoy and deliver the Carbon Landscape projects together. Through the Sense of Place project, we...
Free event

Citizen Science

Citizen science
Tue, 22 December 2020
The project area supports European and UK protected and priority species which are dependent upon the habitats that the Carbon Landscape project will enhance and restore. Monitoring species abundance and distribution is vital to measuring the success of restoration works and changes to the...
Free event

Rixton Clay Pits

Rixton Clay Pits
Tue, 22 December 2020
The project will aim to link up two isolated Special Areas of Conservation by connecting the sites via a habitat corridor by clearing tree, scrub and other vegetation through practical habitat management sessions. This work, along with some damming to retain water will increase the wet grassland...
Free event

Heybrook Revival

Hey Brook
Tue, 22 December 2020
The Mersey Rivers Trust is training ‘River Guardian’ volunteers to help monitor water quality for a river bank habitat restoration project within the Low Hall Local Nature Reserve. The project will improve the environment for people and wildlife and could include a reed bed, a Sustainable Drainage...
Free event

Risley Moss

Risley Moss
Tue, 22 December 2020
A major project to further enhance accessibility within the Mini-Moss bog education area. This will include a raised and fenced boardwalk to replace the existing path that will become impassable by essential bog restoration. Work will also include the development of a formalised walkway within...
Free event

Paddington Meadows

Paddington Meadows
Tue, 22 December 2020
This site is one of the few remaining areas of historic riverside meadows in Warrington and is also home to some rare and wonderful historic hedgerows. This project will re-instate the original riverside path and clear scrub and rank vegetation. Key infrastructure features such as improved access,...
Free event

Pestfurlong Moss

Pestfurlong Moss
Wed, 30 December 2020
Pestfurlong moss forms a significant lowland raised bog habitat ecological stepping stone between the larger neighbouring mosslands, Risley and Holdcroft. The site is managed by a local community volunteer group, the Friends of Gorse Covert Mounds and the project plan for the site includes the...
Free event