We are undertaking Covid Secure tasks on our reserves; please remember to social distance and maintain hand hygiene, please book your place by contacting Richard Sharp.

Weekly volunteer tasks on our reserves around Bournemouth, Poole and the Isle of Purbeck; tasks run 10-3 on Wednesdays or Thursdays and are a great way to get out and about, meet new people and help your local wildlife.

If you would like to get involved or would like more information, please contact Rick Sharp on 07810 770565, email [email protected] or head to the ARC Dorset Volunteer Facebook Group. Please remember to dress appropriately and bring lunch and lots of enthusiasm!

Our upcoming tasks are shaping up a bit like this......


Date: Weds  04/05/2022
Site: St Catherine’s Hill
Meet at: Gun Club off Sandy Lane BH23 2NJ What 3 Words mainly.popping.ferrets

Task: Returing a bronze age barrow to help control erosion
Led by: Rick sharp 07810770565


Date: Weds 11/05/2022
Site: Canford Heath
Meet at: Gate D Wheelers lane BH11 9QL what 3 word kings.misfits.rags

Task: Sand patching with Poole heathlands
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Thurs 18/05/2022
Site: Dur Hill
Meet at: 
Burley Rd car park what 3 words skinning.bluffing.error
Task:
Continuning on from our winter task, sand patching for Sand lizards on this lovely bit of the forest
Led by:
Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 25/05/2022
Site: Town Common
Meet at: Avon Causeway BH23 6AR what 3 words measuring.linguists.pine
Task: restoring a sand trace a sand trace
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 15/06/2022
Site:
Noon Hill
Meet at: Noon Hill Rd BH31 7DB what 3 words call.amending.project
Task: Guided walk around site and the environs of Ringwood Forest

Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 29/06/2022
Site: Dunyeats
Meet at: Gravel Hill South BH17 9BQ what 3 words cute.ages.mouth
Task: replacing foot bridge by the big pond
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 10/08/2022
Site: Creech Heath
Meet at:
Creech Bottom BH20 5DQ what 3 words only.swanky.recapture
Task:
helping to remove old stock fencing
Led by: 
Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 07/09/2022
Site: Parley Common
Meet at:  Barrack rd BH22 8UB what 3 words adults.parts.heap
Task: Guided walk
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565


Date: Weds 14/09/2022
Site: Ferndown Common
Meet at: Pompeys Lane BH21 7UN what 3 words dome.pizza.scan
Task: managing gorse seedlings on one of our scrapes
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810770565


Date: Weds 21/09/2022
Site: Ramsdown
Meet at: Brickfield Cottages; Forestry Track Off Avon Causeway what 3 words hosts.sponge.succumbs
Task: Birch regrowth on our previous task site
Led by: Rick Sharp 07810 770565




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