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Hamsterley Forest Volunteers

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Get your hands dirty and help us look after your wood.

A fantastic opportunity to learn new skills, keep fit and enjoy working in the great outdoors.

Tasks include vegetation management, path maintenance and habitat conservation.

There will be tasks every first and third Thursday of the month except in December.  Please note, the first task of 2018 will be Thursday 18 January.

No regular commitment is needed just get in contact with Laura Turtle before you come for the first time and she will explain how you can get involved.

Event details

When is the event?

Thursday 6 September 2018 (more dates available)

What time is it on?

10:30am to 3:00pm

Who is this for?


How much?


Where to meet?

Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre

What to wear?

Bring waterproof clothing, sturdy boots and a packed lunch if staying all day.

Do I need to book?

To find out more contact Laura Turtle on 01388 488312


Event dates

Thursday 6 September 2018
Thursday 20 September 2018
Thursday 4 October 2018
Thursday 18 October 2018
Thursday 1 November 2018
Thursday 15 November 2018
Thursday 17 January 2019


OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.