Category Archives: Volunteering

Wildlife on the Wandle

Recently I attended a talk, courtesy of a dedicated London Wildlife Trust volunteer Derek Coleman, which discussed the varied wildlife and ecosystem of the River Wandle in South London. The river has often been referred to as a chalk stream, … Continue reading

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Conservation Update Q1 2014

A new year, a new bunch of interesting additions to my ever growing mental library of interesting science and conservation related information. Check out my top 5 things to kick off the New Year! 1. Bear Baiting in Romania and … Continue reading

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Mammal Monitoring Nova Scotia with PTES and Oxford University

Whilst studying my Masters degree in Manchester I was trying to keep up to date with the goings on at the PTES as I was no longer able to volunteer there, and on their Facebook page I came across and … Continue reading

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Staff Day at London Wildlife Trust

Since working for the Trust I have been able to really get hands on with conservation and work with some really great and interesting people.  One fantastic aspect of the way the charity runs is that there is a quarterly … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Colchester Zoo

When I left university I knew I wanted to get straight into working with animals in conservation and exploring all the different options available out there.  So while I worked part time at Superdrug saving for my travels around the … Continue reading

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Environmental Education in Greater London

Working at the Essex Wildlife Trust has been a rewarding and enjoyable experience.  My role of educating the younger generation in wildlife conservation involves many activities, ranging from guided walks, pond dipping, mini beast hunting and den building to craft … Continue reading

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Dormice Databases

Working at the People’s Trust for Endangered Species is not only inspiring but fun too!  With a small bunch of devoted conservationists working on a multitude of different species, from hazel dormice and hedgehogs, to water voles and stag beetles, … Continue reading

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