Get Involved – Nature Alliance

Join us

Welcome! We’re currently working on a programme of exciting activities and volunteering opportunities for you in the following areas:

  • Wildlife conservation
  • Woodland and tree management
  • Bushcrafts including den/shelter building, fire lighting
  • Walking and cycling
  • Heritage skills, hedge laying, scything

These are all part of The Nature Alliance – take a look here to find out more and to see what our partners also have on offer. We hope you can join us.

Prior booking is essential via the form below. Events confirmed so far as follows:

Help make a different to your local wildlife – join our December conservation work days

Practical Conservation Management using Hand Tools
Date:
 Thursday 2nd December, 10am-1pm
Location: Whiteleaf Hill Nature Reserve, Princes Risborough

Work alongside our dedicated and experienced volunteers to help maintain our site of cultural, archaeological and ecological importance to the Chiltern Hills. Tasks may involve path and infrastructure maintenance, scrub clearing, tree or invasive plant removal etc.

Reserve and Traditional Countryside Management
Date: Thursday 9th December, 10am-1pm
Address: Prestwood Local Nature Reserve, Prestwood

We need help maintaining this popular reserve to help provide important habitat for an incredibly diverse range of chalk grassland species, including butterflies, bats, wood mice, and rare wild pear! Tasks may involve path clearing, dead hedging, scrub bashing and coppicing, all using traditional methods.

Woodland Conservation Management
Date: Tuesday 14th December, 10am-1pm
Address: Bottom Wood, Near Stokenchurch 

Following a large scale woodland management programme, we have great opportunity to rejuvenate the woodland found in this valley to promote the growth of native species for a healthy and diverse woodland community. The tasks will involve clearing trees, dead-hedging using traditional methods, and bonfires!

Suitable for 18-24 years old – no experience necessary

Help make a different to your local wildlife – join our December conservation work days

Practical Conservation Management using Hand Tools
Date:
 Thursday 2nd December, 10am-1pm
Location: Whiteleaf Hill Nature Reserve, Princes Risborough

Work alongside our dedicated and experienced volunteers to help maintain our site of cultural, archaeological and ecological importance to the Chiltern Hills. Tasks may involve path and infrastructure maintenance, scrub clearing, tree or invasive plant removal etc.

Reserve and Traditional Countryside Management
Date: Thursday 9th December, 10am-1pm
Address: Prestwood Local Nature Reserve, Prestwood

We need help maintaining this popular reserve to help provide important habitat for an incredibly diverse range of chalk grassland species, including butterflies, bats, wood mice, and rare wild pear! Tasks may involve path clearing, dead hedging, scrub bashing and coppicing, all using traditional methods.

Woodland Conservation Management
Date: Tuesday 14th December, 10am-1pm
Address: Bottom Wood, Near Stokenchurch 

Following a large scale woodland management programme, we have great opportunity to rejuvenate the woodland found in this valley to promote the growth of native species for a healthy and diverse woodland community. The tasks will involve clearing trees, dead-hedging using traditional methods, and bonfires!

Suitable for 18-24 years old – no experience necessary

If you’re interested, please email naturealliance@chilternsociety.org.uk and we’ll let you know when more events and activities have been arranged.

You don’t need any special skills, just plenty of enthusiasm, and we’ll show you the rest! 

More activities and volunteering opportunities will follow soon. See past events and activities here

Thinking about getting involved? Here’s why you should…

You don’t need any special skills to volunteer with us, just plenty of enthusiasm, and we will show you the rest!

Please see our Volunteers Handbook which is here to explain the things you need to know about volunteering with us. We hope you find it helpful.

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Thinking about getting involved? Here’s why you should…

You don’t need any special skills to volunteer with us, just plenty of enthusiasm and we will show you the rest!

Please see our Volunteers Handbook which is here to explain the things you need to know about volunteering with us. We hope you find it helpful.

Other volunteering opportunities with us

Find out more about the range of work we carry out across the Chilterns.

Conservation in wider countryside

Conservation at our sites

Path maintenance & rights of way

Planning

Heritage

Walk leaders

Photography

Rivers & wetlands

Conservation in wider countryside

Conservation at our sites

Path maintenance & rights of way

Planning

Heritage

Walk leaders

Photography

Rivers & wetlands

Where we work

We work all over the Chilterns landscape, at our own sites and at many other locations across the region.