Volunteer Work Parties

Practical Conservation

Volunteer work parties

Regular work parties

Looking to become a regular volunteer and make a difference to nature through practical volunteering? Find your local volunteer work party. If you register, your details will be sent to the Supervisors of local relevant opportunities and they will contact you when places become available. 

North Lancashire

North Lancashire Sites Practical Conservation Days - adhoc Thursdays

Central Lancashire

Mud Pack (various sites) - Tuesdays & Fridays

Preston Junction LNR - Wednesdays

Grange Community Gardening and Food Growing (Ribbleton) - Mondays & Tuesdays

Myplace Dirtworks (11-25s) Group (Brockholes) - Saturdays

Brockholes Conservation Team - Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

East Lancashire

East Lancashire Work Parties (various sites) - Thursdays (Sep-Mar) then ad hoc

Moor Piece Work Parties (Bashall Eaves) - Second Saturday of the month (Sep-Mar)

West Lancashire

Freshfield Dune Heath Work Parties - Thursdays

Mere Sands Wood Work Parties - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays


Dunes Conservation Group - Mondays & Thursdays


Wednesday Wildlife Action Team (various sites) - Wednesdays

The Hive practical sessions (Mossbank Park) - Tuesdays

Kingfisher Trail Work Parties (various sites) - Thursdays


Wigan Conservation Volunteers - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and monthly Saturdays

The Bickershaw Project - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Manchester Area

Team WILD! (various sites) - Tuesdays, Thursdays & the last Sunday of the month

Philips Park Work Parties (Prestwich) - Tuesdays

Mossland Work Parties (Little Woolden Moss, near Irlam) - Every Tuesday and the third Sunday of the month

Mossland Work Parties (Astley Moss) - Every Friday

Sphagnum Squad - Sundays and occasional Fridays

Cutacre Work Parties (Tyldesley) - First Sunday of the month

Summerseat Volunteer Group (Bury) - Last Sunday of the month


Seaforth Group - Wednesdays

Lunt Conservation Group - Tuesdays and a monthly Saturday