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Conservation residentials

Join our fun and friendly education team for a conservation residential.

Our residential includes an action-packed programme of practical conservation tasks in the wonderful surroundings of moorland SSSI and heritage coast of the North York Moors. We hold two residentials a year, one in autumn and the second in summer.

You will gain skills in teamwork, resilience, determination and practical work while learning about the environment, habitats and how to look after them. Previous residentials have seen participants take part in drystone walling, peat depth surveying, path maintenance bug hunting and fossil finding.

ResidentialThose completing The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold level or the Queen's Award can gain the residential sections of the awards. All participants on the residential work towards the John Muir Discovery Award.

Here's what's provided:

  • Team building activities
  • Local pick up points (if required)
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Tools and equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment

The residential is open to 16 - 24 year olds.

Upcoming residentials

The next conservation residentials will be 10th - 14th August 2020 and 26th - 30th October 2020.

Booking is essential via Eventbrite. For more information please contact the Education Team on 01439 772700.

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