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Outdoor tasks in public areas of biodiversity value

Environment/Animal welfare

Outdoor tasks in public areas of biodiversity value

Conservation Volunteers Galway


At a Glance

  • Start Date:03/12/2016
  • Closing date:24/07/2020
  • Post Updated:30/09/2019
  • Min Hours:1 hour
  • Role Type:Once-off /Ad hoc work

Requirements:All levels of experience and ability are welcome.


We are a 100% voluntary amateur group. We work on Saturdays at least once a month in the greater Galway city area, doing various practical outdoor tasks for public benefit, such as tree planting, seashore clean-ups, wildflower meadow development and woodland path maintenance.


We also collaborate with other similar groups in Galway city and county. Our purpose is to protect and enhance our natural heritage through volunteer participation in practical conservation projects. We assist local authorities and community groups in enhancing, maintaining access to, and promoting awareness of areas with biodiversity value.

Our main resource is the energy and enthusiasm of volunteers. Our events are good opportunities to meet like-minded people in informal settings, including when carpooling en-route. On workdays, we go steadily with caution. Sensible outdoor footwear and clothing is advised. We’ll provide tools plus tea & biscuits.

Is training provided?: No

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Tree planting, Seashore clean-ups, Wildflower meadow development and Woodland path maintenance

Skills required for this role:

All levels of experience and ability are welcome.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Saturdays / Sundays at least once a month - weather permitting.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
All welcome. ....However, Children MUST be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Dan Clabby

Address: Conservation Volunteers Galway, Galway, Ireland

Website: http://

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