Confidence Through Conservation


Cause Areas

When

Mon Nov 07, 2016 01:00 PM - Mon Jul 10, 2017 03:30 PM

Where

Castle Vale AllotmentsOff Farnborough RoadNext to The Ridings Care HomeBirmingham, West Midlands B35 7JGGB


About

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Do you want to improve the environment, whilst gaining new skills and confidence?

Working at three different sites; Castle Vale Conservation Area, Castle Vale Allotments and Plantsbrook Local Nature Reserve.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so, come and join our

Confidence Through Conservation Project....

Conservation Area & Plantsbrook;

  • Environmental knowledge
  • Conservation management
  • Scrub clearance
  • Coppicing
  • Planting
  • Habitat creation
  • Site development

Allotments;

  • General maintenance
  • Weeding
  • Preparing beds
  • Building raised beds
  • Construction
  • Planting
  • Growing

Other skills gained;

  • Site risk assessments
  • Tool use
  • Time-keeping
  • Attendance
  • Communication skills
  • Team work
  • Self-motivation
  • Health and saftey
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Self-motivation
  • Health and safety

Skills

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Preferably every Monday afternoon
  • No experience necessary, only an interest in the outdoors
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