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As the new year is approaching, I am excited to tell you about the new monthly volunteer programme that will launch in January 2019! The fourth Thursday of each month we will have a volunteer event running, rotating about the projects. Other volunteer events may be arranged as extras to this program.

The group still smiling - even at the end of a long day. Photo © Chris Puddephatt.
Path building on Suilven: The group still smiling – even at the end of a long day. Photo © Chris Puddephatt.

Examples of activities we may carry out include tree planting, beach cleaning, natural heritage data collection, path building and helping at the Little Assynt Tree Nursery. Levels of fitness vary between types of activities; I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have, please contact me at the email below.

Tree planting on Isle Martin 2018  © V Campen/ Scottish Wildlife Trust

If you have an interest in being outside, improving your fitness, learning a new skill, looking after your local environment or would just like to meet likeminded people; why not join us? The first volunteer day will be on the 24th January 2019 with details of where released nearer to the time. Anyone is more than welcome to join for half an hour or the day! We encourage everyone to try something new and be part of this fantastic landscape we have in Coigach and Assynt.

If you would like to keep up to date with our volunteering opportunities or have any questions; please email me at vcampen@coigach-assynt.org.

Raffin beach clean 2018  © V Campen/ Scottish Wildlife Trust

Vickii Campen

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