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

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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 sessions for Feb/Mar 2016

On behalf of all of us at NEWW, we would like to thank you so much for all your hard work over the past year, you are the best!

Coming up in Feb 2016:

Tues 2nd Feb – Scrub management – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 4
Join NEWW warden Helen to help clear and burn encroaching trees, scrub and invasive vegetation from around the scheduled ancient monument. (Meet at the Glynne Arms)
Tues 9th Feb – Scrub management – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 4
Join NEWW warden Helen to help clear and burn encroaching trees, scrub and invasive vegetation from around the scheduled ancient monument. (Meet at the Glynne Arms)

Further ahead:
Thurs 11th Feb – Scrub scalloping for reptiles – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 3
Tues 16th Feb – Scrub mgmt – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 4 (Meet at the Glynne Arms)
Sat 20th Feb – Willow management & skills – Rhydymwyn – 10 to 4 *(Date change from 27th Feb)
Tues 23rd Feb – Scrub mgmt – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 4 (Meet at the Glynne Arms)
Thurs 25th Feb – Winter bird survey & grass composting for reptiles—Rhydymwyn – 9 to 3
Fri 26th Feb – Litter pick – Broadoak wood, Connah’s Quay – 10 to 12.30
Thurs 10th Mar- Tree planting & pond marking – Glascoed, St Asaph – 10 to 3 (Meet at Rhydymwyn at 9.30)
Tues 15th Mar – activity TBC – Knowle Hill, Buckley – 10 to 4 (Meet at the Glynne Arms)
Thurs 24th Mar – Habitat suitability survey – Broughton – 10 to 3 (Meet at Rhydymwyn at 9.30)
Tues 29th Mar – Habitat suitability survey – Buckley – 10 to 4 (Meet at the Glynne Arms)

Training courses and events:
Sat 6th Feb – Winter tree ID – Rhydymwyn – 9.45 to 1 – Cost £10 for public, £20 for professionals
Tues 16th Feb – Wellbeing in nature workshop – Rhydymwyn – 9.30 to 4 – Free
Sat 19th March – Basic amphibian course – Rhydymwyn – 1.50 to 11.00 – Cost £35
Sun 3rd April – Spring fayre & family trail – Rhydymwyn – 10.00 to 3.00 – Cost TBC
Fri 15th & Sat 16th April – Great crested newt course – Fri: 9.30am to 11.00pm and Sat: 8.30am to 2.00pm – Cost £180 for professionals, £75 for Concessions
Sat 21st May – Spring bird ID walk & workshop – Rhydymwyn – 9.00 to 12.30 – Cost £5

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 from and to 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: www.newwildlife.org.uk, or contact me by phone: 01352 742115 or email: KWilson@newwildlife.org.uk