What can you do?
Practical tasks – Like planting trees, making charcoal, or building footpaths
Public events – Help with guided walks, family events and open days.
Wildlife surveys – Help wildlife by taking part in biological recording of animals like birds, bats and butterflies and wildflowers.
Training – We offer training in aspects like countryside skills and wildlife identification.
Social – Take part in our social events like ceilidhs, quizzes, barbeques and walks.
Practical tasks run every Tuesday and Thursday and alternate Saturdays meeting at Swallwell Visitor Centre.
Anyone can be a Gateshead Countryside Volunteer as long as they are over 18 years of age and are prepared to complete a Criminal Records Bureau check.