Burton Conservation Volunteers

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Burton Conservation VolunteersĀ is an independent group carrying out regular practical environmental tasks all year round in the Burton area and slightly further afield. If you are interested in joining us, click here for more details about the group.

See details of our forthcoming tasks in the Calendar.

Latest from our Blog


Sunday 12th December This was the second of two recent days clearing invasive trees to preserve the precious heather habitat. A good section cleared – at the end it was looking more like a heathland again rather than an overgrown woodland.

Stapenhill Hollows

Sunday 5th December Here are a couple of photos from our recent day working on the popular riverside area at Stapenhill Hollows. As well as doing some clearance and tidying work to enhance the views over the Trent from the top path, we also installed quite a few bird boxes in the trees, each box […]

Small Mammal survey on the Trent Washlands

Trent Washlands Burton, Nov 13th & 14th 2021Report by Lawrence We did a Small Mammal survey on Burton’s Washlands last month in conjunction with the Staffordshire Mammal Group as part of the Transforming the Trent Valley project. We set 40 humane traps on the Saturday evening, and then checked them on the Sunday morning, recording […]

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