Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Gillingham

19/02/2020 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am – Activity: A one hour session that involves learning the Nordic walking technique initially (it usually takes 4 – 6 weeks to learn the basics).  Each week has a different theme and route that involves Nordic walking and other functional exercises using the poles while out on a walk.   A short Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire will need […]

Gentle Nordic Walking Upton Country Park

19/02/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: A gentle midweek Nordic stroll around Upton Country Park using Nordic walking poles. Walk includes warm up and stretch exercises. A freedom passport is required to participate. Meet next to the pay machine and toilets in main car park of Upton Country Park. Suggested things to bring: Participants must hold a freedom passport to […]

North Dorset Volunteers

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: Volunteer working parties undertaking practical conservation tasks on Dorset Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves.  tasks include Habitat management (e.g. scrub clearance) Surveys and monitoring, training provided where appropriate. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable footwear, snack & drink, work clothes (that will get dirty!) Cost: Free More info and to book: These events occur at DWT […]

Discover Arne

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: Weekly Wednesday 2 hour walk around RSPB Arne Nature Reserve, taking in the fantastic wildlife and amazing landscape of the Purbecks. Meet by the visitor hut in the car park. Suggested things to bring: waterproofs, suitable walking footwear, money for refreshments (café), binoculars (you can hire these from the shop if you don’t have your own). […]

General Gardening at Max Gate

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Activity: Weekly on Wednesdays. Gardening in general, weeding, pruning, lawn care, etc.  with the National Trust.  Tea and coffee provided. Steel toe cap boots provided if attendance regular. Suggested things to bring: Bring waterproofs, suitable footwear and snack/drink/lunch if staying all day. Cost: Free More info and to book:  07826 890940

Durlston Country Park Conservation Work Party

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: The weekly Wednesday Conservation Work Party is great chance to get outdoors, learn some new skills, get fitter and have fun, with a friendly and varied group of other volunteers in the beautiful coast and countryside of Durlston. A Dorset Council Ranger is always on hand to make sure you get the most out […]

Holton Lee RSPB Wildlife Walk

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Activity: Join our friendly RSPB wildlife guide for a gentle walk. Whether a beginner or an enthusiast this is a great way to Discover Holton Lee! Suggested things to Bring: Please wear suitable footwear and bring waterproofs if the weather looks poor. If you have binoculars you’re welcome to bring them. Cost: £3.00 per person […]

Gardening to Give Stour Valley

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: Come along and help tend the beautiful wildlife garden at the Barn with Bournemouth Parks. Give half an hour, or stay for all three. Whatever you can give. You will be supported by experienced volunteers from the Stour Valley Supporters group. Teas and coffees provided by the Rangers. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking […]

Flourish Ecotherapy Livability Holton Lee

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Activity: Flourish is an ecotherapy-based (green care) wellbeing project that aims to support individuals to learn new skills, improve life opportunities, reduce social isolation and increase resilience and wellbeing. As part of the programme individuals are encouraged to participate in a range of activities including horticulture, conservation, woodworking/garden maintenance, landscaping, forestry and catering. Individuals can […]

EuCAN mid-week Conservation Volunteers

19/02/2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Activity: The EuCAN DMV activities range from hedge laying and dry stone walling to scrub clearance and fencing. We operate on a number of different sites between Wareham in the east of Dorset and as far west as Lyme Regis, working on nature reserves and private sites. We recommend that you telephone or email the […]