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  • Rother Rec Volunteer Day (CANCELLED)
    10:00 -13:00
    05-03-20

    15 Lincoln St, Chesterfield S40 2TW, UK

    15 Lincoln St, Chesterfield S40 2TW, UK

    WE’RE UNABLE TO RUN THIS VOLUNTEER DAY ANYMORE, SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day cleaning-up the River Rother. All abilities welcome!

    Location: Meet at the junction of Rothervale Road and Lincoln Street, S40 2TW.

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, debris removal, vegetation maintenance, invasive species management and access improvements.

    Timings: Day runs 10am – 1pm but feel free to come whenever suits. We have a tea break around 11.30am.

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 796173

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  • Monkey Park Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    07-03-20

    134 Chester St, Chesterfield S40 1DL, UK

    134 Chester St, Chesterfield S40 1DL, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day cleaning-up the Holme Brook. All abilities welcome!

    Location:Monkey Park, Chester St, Chesterfield S40 1DN

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, debris removal, vegetation maintenance, invasive species management and access improvements.

    Timings: Day runs 10am – 1pm but feel free to come whenever suits. We have a tea break around 11.30am.

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 796173

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  • River Rescue – Friends of the Don Valley Way – Hartley Brook
    10:00 -13:00
    10-03-20

    185 Butterthwaite Rd, Sheffield S5 0AT, UK

    185 Butterthwaite Rd, Sheffield S5 0AT, UK

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we remove liter and other debris from the Hartley Brook. We will be meeting at 10am at the bottom of the path from Butterwaite Road, and finishing at 1pm with a break half way through for refreshments.

    Please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy footwear.

    For more information email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or contact Anthony Cox on 07384 543124.

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  • Citizen Science Training: Introduction to Freshwater Invertebrates & Mayflies
    10:00 -12:00
    11-03-20

    0 Sheepbridge Ln, Dunston Rd, Chesterfield S41 9QD, UK

    0 Sheepbridge Ln, Dunston Rd, Chesterfield S41 9QD, UK

    Two 1-hour training sessions which will introduce you to the freshwater invertebrates we encounter in the river.
    Beginner level.

     

    10am-11am: Introduction to Freshwater Invertebrates (presentation and practical microscope work), led by Sally Hyslop
    11am-12pm: The Mayflies (presentation and practical microscope work), led by Paul Hancock.

    Microscopes and ID guides will be on hand for identification. Refreshments provided.

    Places are limited – to book or sign up as a citizen scientist get in touch – volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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  • Spital Trail Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    12-03-20

    Spital Trail, Chesterfield S41 0HQ, UK

    Spital Trail, Chesterfield S41 0HQ, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day cleaning-up the Hipper. All abilities welcome!

    Location: Spital Trail, Clayton Street, Chesterfield, S41 0DU. Parking here is difficult, would recommend parking on streets adjacent to here e.g. Spital Lane or Stanley Street

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, debris removal, vegetation maintenance, invasive species management and access improvements.

    Timings: Day runs 10am – 1pm but feel free to come whenever suits. We have a tea break around 11.30am.

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 796173

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  • Wildlife Wednesdays – Moss Valley
    10:00 -15:00
    18-03-20

    1 Ridgeway Moor, Ridgeway, Sheffield S12 3XY, UK

    1 Ridgeway Moor, Ridgeway, Sheffield S12 3XY, UK

    Join the Don Catchment Rivers Trust for Wildlife Wednesday’s in the Moss Valley every third Wednesday of the month. These volunteer days aimed at restoring the riverine environment. All abilities welcome!

    Timings: 10am – 3pm with a break for lunch and refreshments. Feel free to come to part of the day if required. 

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: scrub/vegetation clearance, wood debris placement, footpath maintenance, habitat creation and access improvements.

    Location: The meeting point will change each week depending on what task we will be doing. The main meeting points are the fishing ponds car park next to the Bridge Inn pub in Ridgeway and the junction of Gashouse Lane and Mill Lane near Eckington (S21 4EP) Sign-up as a volunteer under ‘catchment volunteer’ here to receive updated meeting points. 

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 439081

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  • River Rother @ McGregor’s Pond Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    19-03-20

    Turnoaks Business Park, McGregor’s Way, Chesterfield S40 2WB, UK

    Turnoaks Business Park, McGregor’s Way, Chesterfield S40 2WB, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day cleaning-up the River Rother. All abilities welcome!

    Location: Meet at McGregor’s Pond car park, McGregor’s Way, S40 2UB

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, debris removal, vegetation maintenance, invasive species management and access improvements.

    Timings: Day runs 10am – 1pm but feel free to come whenever suits. We have a tea break around 11.30am.

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 796173

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  • Citizen Science Training: Introduction to Caddis & Crustaceans
    10:00 -12:00
    25-03-20

    0 Sheepbridge Ln, Dunston Rd, Chesterfield S41 9QD, UK

    0 Sheepbridge Ln, Dunston Rd, Chesterfield S41 9QD, UK

    Two 1-hour training sessions which will introduce you to the freshwater invertebrates we encounter in the river.
    Beginner level.

    10am-12am: Introduction to Caddis & Crustaceans (presentation and practical microscope work), led by Paul Hancock.

    Microscopes and ID guides will be on hand for identification. Refreshments provided.

    Places are limited – to book or sign up as a citizen scientist get in touch – volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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  • Rother Rec Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    26-03-20

    160-162 Derby Rd, Chesterfield S40 2EW, UK

    160-162 Derby Rd, Chesterfield S40 2EW, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day cleaning-up the River Rother. All abilities welcome!

    Location: Please meet close to the junction of Rothervale Road and Derby Road, S40 2FB

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, debris removal, vegetation maintenance, invasive species management and access improvements.

    Timings: Day runs 10am – 1pm but feel free to come whenever suits. We have a tea break around 11.30am.

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call 01302 796173

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  • River Rescue – Friends of the Don Valley Way – Meersbrook
    10:00 -13:00
    31-03-20

    7 Plowright Dr, Sheffield S14 1LL, UK

    7 Plowright Dr, Sheffield S14 1LL, UK

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we clear litter from the Meersbrook in Sheffield. We will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm with a break half way through for refreshments that will be provided.

    Please Wear suitable clothing for outdoor work, including sturdy shoes and a coat if it is cold or raining.

    For more information please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or contact Anthony Cox on 07384 543124.

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**PLEASE NOTE ALL OF OUR EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS SURROUNDING COVID-19**

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