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Volunteer With Plantlife

There are lots of different ways you can volunteer with us and help protect wild plants and fungi. There’s something for everyone, and we welcome volunteers in a wide variety of roles across the UK. Whether it’s getting stuck into practical conservation work, data entry, research, botanical survey, or even campaigning and advocacy work. We simply couldn’t do as much vital work for wild plants and fungi without our volunteers.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Working Group Member – Cae Blaen Dyffryn Volunteer Working Group

Join a new Volunteer Working Group at our Nature Reserve near Lampeter, Wales. As member of the group, you will help us survey and manage the habitat of this species-rich  Site of Special Scientific Interest.

What you will be doing

The group will meet regularly. Depending on the time of year, to help the reserve manager with practical work to protect the reserve to help wild plants and wildlife  thrive. For example you can actively control scrub control in the winter, and help with botanical and habitat surveys during the summer.

Location – Plantlife Cae Blaen Dyffryn Reserve

We are looking for a volunteers based locally and within easy reach of Lampeter.

Time commitment:  Work party days will be arranged and communicated in advance and will usually be 10am-4pm on weekdays, with some occasional weekend surveys.

Aelod o’r Gweithgor – Gweithgor Gwirfoddolwyr Cae Blaen Dyffryn

Rydym yn chwilio am wirfoddolwyr i fod yn rhan o Weithgor Gwirfoddolwyr newydd yng ngwarchodfa natur Cae Blaen Dyffryn ger Llanbedr Pont Steffan. Fel aelod o’r gweithgor, byddwch yn ein helpu gyda gwaith rheoli cynefinoedd allweddol ac arolygon botanegol yn y warchodfa.

Beth fyddwch chi’n ei wneud

Bydd y Gweithgor Gwirfoddol yn cyfarfod yn rheolaidd, yn dibynnu ar yr adeg o’r flwyddyn, i reoli prysgwydd yn y gaeaf, ac i helpu gydag arolygon botanegol a chynefinoedd yn ystod yr haf.  Byddwch yn cyflawni amrywiaeth o dasgau ymarferol dan arweiniad arweinydd y grŵp.

Lleoliad – Plantlife Cae Blaen Dyffryn ger Llanbedr Pont Steffan

Rydym yn chwilio am wirfoddolwyr lleol ac sy’n gallu cyrraedd Llambed yn hawdd.

Ymrwymiad amser:  Bydd diwrnodau gwaith yn cael eu trefnu a’u cyfleu ymlaen llaw a byddant fel arfer rhwng 10am a 4pm yn ystod yr wythnos, gyda rhai arolygon ar benwythnosau’n achlysurol.

Species on the Edge Youth Panel – Scotland

If you are aged between 16 – 25, based  Shetland, Solway and North Coast of Scotland, and passionate about your local wildlife, this  is an opportunity for you! Join The Species on the Edge Youth Panel and make a difference.

The Species on the Edge North Coast of Scotland area extends from Durness to Dunnet. As well as targeted conservation action which will include surveying, monitoring and habitat management.

Combining creative arts, wellbeing and nature to support people to explore their natural environment in new ways will be fun and challenging in equal measure.

The website and the images on this Volunteer page is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, CC BY 4.0.

The project is made possible with The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to recruit and develop our Digital Volunteers programme.