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Voluntary Work

Saturday, 13 July 2019

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...

RSPB Coombes Valley reserve, path through bluebell wood

Monday, 27 May 2019

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...

Tree sparrow on twig

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The latest local group newsletter is now available. Click on open PDF file below for your copy. More...

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Reed warbler singing in reedbed

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Looking back at the trip report archives we last visited Saltholme on 25/4/2014 therefore twenty seven people set off by coach from Cockermouth looking forward to re-visiting and a good day of birding. More...

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