Practical conservation work parties

Conservation work parties are a great way to meet people, see parts of the reserve you wouldn't normally see, learn new skills and get some exercise.


Volunteering is hugely rewarding and there are many different ways to get involved, during the week and at weekends. To find out what is available near you, please contact our site teams, who will be able to signpost you to the best opportunities and put you in touch with your local volunteer warden:
 

NE Suffolk

Alan Miller
Sites Manager
01502 478788

  • Church Farm
  • Dingle Marshes
  • Hen Reedbeds
  • Reydon Wood
  • Dunwich Forest
  • Darsham Marshes

Dayne West
Sizewell Belts Warden
01728 831527

  • Sizewell Belts

Suffolk Broads

Matt Gooch
Broads Reserves Warden

01502 564250

  • Carlton Marshes
  • Castle Marshes
  • Gunton Meadow
  • Gunton Warren
  • North Cove
  • Oulton Marshes

Carl Herrington
Lound Lakes Warden

01502 564250

  • Lound Lakes

Sandlings

Ben Calvesbert
Sandlings Warden
01394 388431

  • Foxburrow Farm
  • Blaxhall Common
  • Sutton & Hollesley Commons

SE Suffolk

Andrew Excell
Sites Manager
01394 411019

  • Captain’s Wood
  • Hazlewood Marshes
  • Newbourne Springs
  • Snape Marshes
  • Trimley Marshes

Valley Fens

Richard Young
Valley Fens Warden
01379 687618

  • Hopton Fen
  • Market Weston Fen
  • Redgrave & Lopham Fen
  • Thelnetham Fen


Samantha Gay
Knettishall Heath Ranger
01379 687618

  • Knettishall Heath

West Suffolk

William Cranstoun
Sites Manager
01284 728541

  • Arger Fen & Spouse’s Vale
  • Cornard Mere
  • Black Bourn Valley
  • Lackford Lakes
  • Mickle Mere

Giles Cawston
Woodlands Warden
07941 631558

  • Bonny Wood
  • Bradfield Woods
  • Bull’s Wood
  • Combs Wood
  • Groton Wood