We are a not-for-profit organisation
|What's in it for you?||Working out in the countryside
Making a difference for wildlife
Learning new skills
|What's in it for us?||Wildlife conservation
The extra help is of great benefit to conserving and restoring habitats at Shotover
|Group size:||Small or large (~10-50 people)|
|When:||Any time of year
Also, booking at short notice is sometimes possible
|Type of work:||Winter time is usually coppicing work and tree felling
Summer is usually heathland and wetland work
You'll be using bow saws, loppers, pruning saws, rakes, and other hand tools to cut and clear shrubs and trees.
Other work includes building log piles.
|Length of session:||All day or half a day
You can choose start and finish times
|We provide:||Instruction, supervision, tools and gloves|
|You need to provide:||Stout footwear and suitable clothing
Lunch and drink
|Session leaders:||Led by knowledgeable conservationists
The leaders have many years of experience in ecology and wildlife conservation, including the supervision of corporate teams – large and small.
The day’s work is thoroughly planned, and matched to the particular requirements of the group.
The ecological context of the work is explained in brief with more detail as required.
|First Aider:||An experienced first aider is in attendance at all times|
|Risk Assessment:||Shotover Wildlife carries out a risk assessment prior to the day's work|
|Insurance:||All workers are insured under Shotover Wildlife's insurance|
|Contact:||Email Ivan Wright to discuss your requirements in more detail|