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  • Big Green Weekend
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  • Health walk
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  • Monday 20th May 2024

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    We run practical conservation tasks in various locations in Hull and the surrounding area from 9am-4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays each week. Transport provided from TCV Humber field office. No experience necessary. The work varies from season to season. In winter you could be tree planting, hedge laying, or creating and maintaining ponds and wetlands; whilst in summer you could be constructing wildlife areas in schools, creating footpaths, making hay, or undertaking invasive species control. If you want to get involved in practical work outdoors, learn new skills (or share old ones!) and work with a fun and friendly group then come and join in.

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  • Tuesday 21st May 2024

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV West Lindsey Volunteers

    At Mercer Woods

    Activity description

    A wide range of practical conservation and green spaces improvement work. Habitat management, planting, small scale construction - footpaths etc. in around the West Lindsey area.

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  • Tuesday 21st May 2024

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    We run practical conservation tasks in various locations in Hull and the surrounding area from 9am-4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays each week. Transport provided from TCV Humber field office. No experience necessary. The work varies from season to season. In winter you could be tree planting, hedge laying, or creating and maintaining ponds and wetlands; whilst in summer you could be constructing wildlife areas in schools, creating footpaths, making hay, or undertaking invasive species control. If you want to get involved in practical work outdoors, learn new skills (or share old ones!) and work with a fun and friendly group then come and join in.

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  • Tuesday 21st May 2024

    Glasgow's Biodiversity Action Team

    With Conservation Volunteer Team - Glasgow

    At Glasgow wide

    Activity description

    We are working to improve parks and greenspaces around Glasgow. Examples of work to be carried out include: • Sowing wildflower meadows • Creating community gardens • Managing woodlands • Building paths • Cleaning ponds • And much more! Volunteering is a great way to gain new skills and experience the different greenspaces around Glasgow. It also provides an opportunity to meet new people from a range of backgrounds. These groups will run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10- 3. Volunteers can sign up for one or all the days. Volunteers must be over 16. If you or anyone you know would like to get involved with this project please contact; Bo by email - b.couch@tcv.org.uk or phone - 07775 025 837

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  • Tuesday 21st May 2024

    Nature Restoration

    With Biodiversity Action Team

    At Edinburgh Office

    Activity description

    Biodiversity Action Team: Connecting Communities, Enhancing Nature. The Biodiversity Action Team (BAT) is composed of diverse individuals united by a shared passion for environmental conservation. Our team engages in a range of activities, from tree planting to ecological surveying, fostering a sense of community and environmental stewardship. What We Do and Why: From urban greenspaces to rural landscapes, BAT works collaboratively to enhance biodiversity and empower communities. Through hands-on conservation and citizen science initiatives, we believe that small actions lead to significant outcomes. Join us in creating thriving green spaces that celebrate the diversity of life and enrich both the environment and the lives of those involved. Follow TCV Scotland for up-to date information on upcoming activities and how to register.

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  • Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Chatham Place Community Garden

    With Chatham Place Green Gym

    At Chatham Place

    Activity description

    Join us every THIRD WEDNESDAY of the month at Chatham Place in Northfield as we sow, grow and enjoy each other's company in the beautiful setting of the communal gardens! Enjoy gardening in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Everybody is welcome and no experience is necessary! All tools and equipment is provided. The garden is flat and provides an accessible space for everyone to enjoy being outdoors. Please note that the front doors close automatically at 3 so please arrive by 2.30 to avoid being locked out.

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  • Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Nature and Wildlife Walks

    With Queen Elizabeth Hospital Green Gym

    At Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Activity description

    Join us every Wednesday morning for our weekly nature and wildlife trail around our site at the Queen Elizabeth Community Gardens. We often see a variety of different species, including many different types of birds. Summer is especially magical when the butterflies take flight, and autumn brings the fungi in all of their delight! Learn about all of our amazing wildlife and how to ID what you see!

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  • Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    We run practical conservation tasks in various locations in Hull and the surrounding area from 9am-4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays each week. Transport provided from TCV Humber field office. No experience necessary. The work varies from season to season. In winter you could be tree planting, hedge laying, or creating and maintaining ponds and wetlands; whilst in summer you could be constructing wildlife areas in schools, creating footpaths, making hay, or undertaking invasive species control. If you want to get involved in practical work outdoors, learn new skills (or share old ones!) and work with a fun and friendly group then come and join in.

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  • Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Creative Woodwork for Wellbeing (Wednesday for FIVE weeks) T3

    With

    At Hollybush Woodwork

    Activity description

    This is a five week course which runs every Wednesday from 24th April to 22nd May 2024 from 10.00am to 4.00pm <br>It is well documented that taking part in creative activities and learning new skills can support positive mental health and wellbeing. <br>Learn how to safely work with reclaimed wood and hand build new, and useful items for yourself or others. The practical and creative techniques and skills learnt on this course will support your positive mental health and wellbeing <br>After the course you could enrol on other wood or nature wellbeing focussed courses and learn further mindful artistic skills and techniques. <br>This course is FREE if you are in receipt of certain income related benefits; work full-time (37.5hrs a week) and earn below £21,225; It is £37.50 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Otherwise contact us for course fees. Evidence of identity and benefits or pension must be provided before the course starts. <br>To enrol on a course or for more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk <br>Please note that this is a very hands-on, physical course that requires a level of strength and dexterity, and you will be using sharp hand tools. If you have a disability or problem with mobility, then please contact us to discuss how we can help you before you sign up to the course.<br> In the first session we will introduce you to the Hollybush site, your tutor and other learners so you feel welcome and confident, and make sure you have the support and equipment you need. We will help you set up a Google Classroom account, to give you access to bonus course materials.<br>

    This is a paid event.

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  • Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Glasgow's Biodiversity Action Team

    With Conservation Volunteer Team - Glasgow

    At Glasgow wide

    Activity description

    We are working to improve parks and greenspaces around Glasgow. Examples of work to be carried out include: • Sowing wildflower meadows • Creating community gardens • Managing woodlands • Building paths • Cleaning ponds • And much more! Volunteering is a great way to gain new skills and experience the different greenspaces around Glasgow. It also provides an opportunity to meet new people from a range of backgrounds. These groups will run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10- 3. Volunteers can sign up for one or all the days. Volunteers must be over 16. If you or anyone you know would like to get involved with this project please contact; Bo by email - b.couch@tcv.org.uk or phone - 07775 025 837

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