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Two Trees Conservation Team


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The Two Trees Conservation Team was set up in 2002 to meet the demand of people wanting to support the practical conservation of the New Forest.

Being a Volunteer with the Two Trees Conservation team is a fantastic way to get fit, make friends, enjoy the open air and gain valuable work experience.

What do Two Trees Conservation Volunteers do?

Two Trees Volunteers are involved in variety of different types of tasks which mainly run during autumn and winter, although we do have a smaller programme of summer tasks as well.

Events are led by experienced Volunteer Rangers who work closely with the New Forest Keepers. In autumn and winter months we carry out a full programme of conservation tasks such as clearing edges of woodland tracks to improve butterfly habitats and removal of seeding pines from the heathlands, to provide good habitat for birds such as the rare Dartford Warbler.

Summer tasks concentrate on the removal of invasive non-native plant species.

Tasks occur on both weekdays and weekends starting at 10am and generally finishing around 3pm, depending on weather. TTCT volunteers can sign up to attend as many of these events as they wish.

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How to get involved:

We welcome anyone who has a passion for the forest, who is happy to participate in practical conservation tasks, and are over 18 years old.

You will need to be able to get to and from duty points.

If you are interested in joining the Two Trees Conservation team, please complete the Two Trees Conservation Team Registration Form and either return it by e-mail to or post it to Volunteer Ranger Administration, Forestry Commission, The Queens House, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hants, SO43 7NH

We will then get you registered on the system and send details of conservation tasks out to you, along with instructions on how to book.


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Tel: 0300 067 4601




Last updated: 20th September 2018


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