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  • Volunteer Day – Friends of the Don Valley Way – St Mary’s Bridge
    10:00 -11:30
    01-10-19

    York Road Roundabout, Doncaster DN5 8AN, UK

    York Road Roundabout, Doncaster DN5 8AN, UK

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as the clear up the start/ end of the Don Valley Way in Doncaster.

    We will be meeting at 10am at the enterance to the Don Valley Way on St Mary’s Bridge near the VW garage, and finishing a bit earlier at 11.30am. This is due to there being a tea party at the new Doncaster Office on Wheatley Hall road afterwards.

    Please wear sutible clothing for outdoor work.

    For more information please contact task leader Anthony Cox on 0738453124 or email voluteer@dcrt.org.uk

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  • Tapton Terrace Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    03-10-19

    86a Crow Ln, Chesterfield S41 7UB, UK

    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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  • POSTPONED Citizen Science: Identification Workshop
    10:00 -16:00
    09-10-19

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

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

    Please note that this workshop has been postponed till November due to the high river levels

    Help DCRT monitor the river Rother’s diversity, before and after restoration work. In this workshop we will be sorting through collected kick-samples, identifying and recording the abundance of freshwater invertebrate specimens, with a particular focus on identifying families. Please note this is not a training course, although help is given and there is lots to learn. The ability to use biological identification keys is useful, but not essential and beginners are welcome.

    Microscopes will be on hand for some of the identification. 


    Led by Paul Hancock & Sally Hyslop

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

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  • Holbeck Close Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    10-10-19

    Tapton Business Park, Bay7A, Brimington Rd, Chesterfield S41 7UW, United Kingdom

    Tapton Business Park, Bay7A, Brimington Rd, Chesterfield S41 7UW, United Kingdom

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

    Location: Holbeck Close, at the junction of Brimington Road end. 

    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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  • Don Network: Outdoor First Aid
    All day
    16-10-19

    Outdoor First Aid training

    Date: 16th and 17th October 2019
    Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm (tbc)
    Location: Doncaster

    Cost: £75.00 per person, to cover training costs.
    Booking: please email donnetwork@dcrt.org.uk for a booking form

  • Wildlife Wednesdays – Moss Valley
    10:00 -15:00
    16-10-19

    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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  • Don Network: Outdoor First Aid
    All day
    17-10-19

    Outdoor First Aid training

    Date: 16th and 17th October 2019
    Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm (tbc)
    Location: Doncaster

    Cost: £75.00 per person, to cover training costs.
    Booking: please email donnetwork@dcrt.org.uk for a booking form

  • Ravenside Retail (Debenhams) Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    17-10-19

    6 New St, Chesterfield S40 2JZ, UK

    6 New St, Chesterfield S40 2JZ, UK

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

    Location: Park Road end, on the Spital Trail footpath just behind Debenhams

    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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  • POSTPONED Citizen Science: Identification Workshop
    10:00 -16:00
    18-10-19

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

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

    Please note that this workshop has been postponed till November due to the high river levels

     

    Help DCRT monitor the river Rother’s diversity, before and after restoration work. In this workshop we will be sorting through collected kick-samples, identifying and recording the abundance of freshwater invertebrate specimens, with a particular focus on identifying families. Please note this is not a training course, although help is given and there is lots to learn. The ability to use biological identification keys is useful, but not essential and beginners are welcome.

    Microscopes will be on hand for some of the identification. 


    Led by Paul Hancock & Sally Hyslop

    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
    19-10-19

    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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  • Ravenside Retail (B&M) Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    24-10-19

    1 Lordsmill St, Chesterfield S41 7RS, UK

    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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  • Queens Park Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    31-10-19

    Markham Rd, Chesterfield S40, UK

    Markham Rd, Chesterfield S40, UK

    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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