Acting locally to protect green spaces for wildlife and people…

We are a small charity operating in the counties of Flintshire, Wrexham, Denbighshire and Conwy. Our business involves land management, providing training courses, running public events, working with schools and colleges to provide educational activities and running a volunteer programme. These activities are dependant on funding. Learn more about us

Get Involved
There are many ways to help nature, you can simply have a look at our fact sheets and get creating at home, become a volunteer and participate in conservation activities with NEWW, become a member and support us in our work, encourage children to get involved and become a Junior Ranger so they can learn whilst out and about on the reserve with knowledgeable and experienced staff. Read more

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Volunteering and events coming up

Coming up in October:

Tues 6th Oct – Scrub management – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 3
Join NEWW warden Helen to help clear our Llwyni nature reserve from encroaching scrubs and invasive vegetation that is encroaching into the grassland areas by cutting and burning the brash.

Tues 20th Oct – Tree management – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 3
Come and help us remove scrub regeneration from our Knowle Hill nature reserve. Silver birch and bramble re-grows profusely, and if left unchecked, can grow up to shade out other native tree species. Controlling the regeneration allows grassland plants young trees such as oak and ash to flourish.

Further ahead:
Thurs 22nd Oct – Willow and pond management – Maes-y-Grug, Alltami – 10 to 3
Thurs 29th Oct – Bramble clearance – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 3
Tues 3rd Nov – Scrub management – Knowle Hill – 10 to 3
Thurs 12th Nov – Scrub raking – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 3
Tues 17th Nov – Sapling removal – Knowle Hill – 10 to 3
Thurs 26th Nov – Wetland management – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 3
Tues 1st Dec – Heathland management – Knowle Hill – 10 to 3
Sat 5th Dec – Santa trail marshalling – Rhydymwyn – 11 to 3

Training courses and events:
Sat 26th Sept – Family pond dips – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 11.15 or 11.30 to 1 (free)
Sat 26th Sept – Family fungi foray – Rhydymwyn – 1.30 to 4.30 (free)
Thurs 22nd Oct – Wellbeing training day – Rhydymwyn – 9.30 to 3 (free)
Weds 28th Oct – Half term woodland fun – Rhydymwyn – 1 to 4 (free)
Fri 30th Oct – Halloween fun – Rhydymwyn – 1 to 3 (free)

Tasks may involve getting a bit mucky! Please bring old/outdoor, weather appropriate clothes, sensible footwear and lunch. Please note, volunteer activities are subject to change, we’ll do our best to let you know. We are happy to provide lifts to and from Mold where possible, if you inform us beforehand.
Booking is essential for all events and volunteering so we know how many people to plan for. If you are no longer able to attend any of our events, please let us know as there may be people waiting to book on.
Please visit our website for more information:, or contact me by phone: 01352 742115 or email: