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Voluntary Work

Friday, 9 November 2018

If you would like to support the RSPB by doing some voluntary work and learn new skills our group supports all three reserves in Cumbria and the Osprey Project at Bassenthwaite.There are volunteering opportunities for manning the new visitor centre at Campfield Marsh RSPB Reserve, welcoming and giving information to visitors to the reserve. There are also outdoor jobs of conservation and maintenance out on the reserves. The Osprey Project offers work in visitor information and protection. More...


Monday, 5 November 2018

There will be an outing to our local RSPB reserve at Campfield Marsh on Sunday 25th of November. This is a self drive visit but if you would like a lift this this can be arranged by contacting Neil or Marjorie Hutchin by email on More...


Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Below is the programme of illustrated talks for the next season starting in September. These meetings with illustrated talks are held at the United Reformed Church on Main Street in Cockermouth and are usually on the first Tuesday of the month starting in September and through to April at 7.30pm. These meetings are free to West Cumbria Local Group members, non members adults £2 and children 50p.Check out the events page nearer to each to the meetings for more information about the talks. More...

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Martin Mere 28/11/15

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Twenty passengers braved the weather for our annual visit to Martin Mere. The weather forecast for the day was to be very wet with gale force winds. Not very inspiring for a birding trip therefore it was decided to forgo the visit to Marshside this time and retreat to the hides at Martin Mere for the day. More...

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