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Burton Conservation Volunteers 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
On Sunday 19th Sept, we completed the first of two sessions this month working at Goose Green, Yoxall’s new outdoor community and wildlife area alongside the River Swarbourn. Tasks included opening up a further area of the wildlife pond which we started last year (although it’s all very dry at the moment), removing weeds from […]
If anyone is interested in guided walks slightly outside our area, we have received details of an Autumn Footprints walking festival in the Amber Valley/Erewash area, which is currently on and runs until Sunday 26th September. Details are on the Autumn Footprints website. All of the walks are free of charge, but you need to […]
Burton Conservation Volunteers are teaming up with East Staffordshire Fairtrade group and Plastic Free Burton for Burton’s Big Green Week, 18th-26th September. Why is Fairtrade involved? Because Climate Change is disproportionately impacting on the poorer farmers and workers, the Fairtrade Foundation is working to support. Many are losing their land and homes to flash flooding, […]
More details and pictures in our Blog