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  • Tapton Terrace Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    02-04-20
    86a Crow Ln, Chesterfield S41 7UB, UK

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

    Location: Meet at Tapton Terrace at the junction with Crow Lane.

    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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  • Spital Trail Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    04-04-20
    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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  • Ravenside Retail (B&M) Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    09-04-20
    1 Lordsmill St, Chesterfield S41 7RS, UK

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

    Location: The Hipper, behind Ravenside Retail Park, Markham Rd, Chesterfield S40 1TA. Volunteers are welcome to park in the service yard around the back of the retail park. 

    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
    15-04-20
    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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  • Volunteer Training: Identify & Survey Bats
    18:15 -21:15
    22-04-20
    7 New St, Grassmoor, Chesterfield S42 5EE, UK

    An evening course delivered by Principal Ecologist and bat expert Robert Bell on how to identify, record and survey the bat species found around the rivers in Chesterfield. The evening will finish with a dusk bat walk around the river Rother and the Avenue Washlands, where we will practise using bat detectors to identify different species by their characteristic sounds.

     

    Location: Grassmoor Community Centre [New St, Grassmoor, Chesterfield S42 5EE]
    Time: 6.15-9.15pm 

     

    Free to DCRT Volunteers, nominal fee for non-volunteers of £10.

     

    Want to come along – download a Training Request Form here.

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  • Herriot Drive Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    23-04-20
    76 Derby Rd, Chesterfield S40 2ED, UK

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

    Location: Meet in car park of GymGroup next to Harriot Drive, S40 2ED.

    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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  • Queens Park Volunteer Day (CANCELLED)
    10:00 -13:00
    30-04-20
    Markham Rd, Chesterfield S40, UK

    WE’VE HAD TO CANCEL THIS VOLUNTEER DAY, SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

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

    Location: Queen’s Park, Chesterfield S40 2BF. Meeting on the footpath, near the gated entrance to the river just behind the cafe. Metered parking off boythorpe road, volunteers can claim expenses.

    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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