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Volunteering is a fantastic way to get involved in conservation, habitat restoration and wildlife protection within your community. It helps us to stay active whilst making a difference to our surroundings. Here are some local places to get involved.

Northam Burrows Country Park 

Northam Burrows Country Park hosts a range of volunteering opportunities in from meadow management and coppicing to wildlife surveys. Events are held in Bideford town and at the Country Park, located at The Burrows Centre Sandymere Road, Bideford EX39 1XS. Follow the link below to their facebook page where voluneteering events, and public activites, are regularly posted.

Northam Burrows Country Park | Bideford | Facebook

National Trust 

The National Trust have volunteering opportunities ranging from gardening at Arlington Court to aiding with wildlife surveys at Hartland. Follow the link below to learn more about volunteering in North Devon.

Volunteering at Heddon Valley │North Devon | National Trust

Devon Wildlife Trust 

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) offeres a range of practical conservation events in North Devon including tree planting, dam management and management of invasive species. Follow the link below to find out how to get involved.

Northern Devon Natural Solutions Volunteer | Devon Wildlife Trust

Devon Connect – ‘Little Green Town’ 

Devon Connect hosts the community gardening project ‘Little Green Town’, located in Bideford. This project aims to make central Bideford into an ‘edible paradise’ by planting fruit bushes, trees and vegetables within the Bideford community. Follow the link below to find out how to get involved.

Community Gardening in Bideford – Devon Connect

Devon Environment Foundation 

The Devon Environment Foundation (DEF) is a foundation working to restore at least 30% of Devon’s land and water to nature by 2030. Follow the link below to find out more about wider Devon volunteering opportunities. 

Volunteering: Ways to Give Back to Nature in Devon – Devon Environment Foundation