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Thirlmere volunteer days

29 Jan - 5 Jul 2024


As part of the Thirlmere Resilience Project, we are running monthly volunteer days in the heart of the Lake District National Park at Thrilmere, 9.30am - 4pm. Find out how to get involved.

26 June – Bracken bashing   
5 July 
– Bracken bashing
1 August 
– bracken bashing/tree maintenance
28 August
– bracken bashing/tree maintenance 
20 September
– non native regen removal (brash hedging)
11 October
– non native regen removal (brash hedging)
28 October 
– tree planting 
14 November 
– tree planting 
28 November
– tree planting
12 December 
– tree planting

Note: The proposed tasks may change if the weather isn't favourable.

Bring: A packed lunch/snack, waterproofs, warm clothes, good sturdy shoes/boots.

Book a place: If you wish to volunteer, please fill out our volunteer form and we will be in touch with further details.

Thirlmere reslience partnership planting 2022 a

  • The Thirlmere Resilience Project - to create a more dynamic biodiverse catchment with native woodland and peatland restoration to achieve better raw water quality - is a partnership between John Muir Trust and United Utilities, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Natural England, West Cumbria Rivers Trust and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology at Lancaster University.
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