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  • Clone of Volunteer With Us: Calf of Man 2020

    Tuesday 19th November, 2019

    Burroo off the Calf of Man

    Looking to gain some conservation experience? Enjoy island living? Why not join us on the Calf of Man for the 2020 season?

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  • Volunteer With Us: Hedgehog Survey Co-ordinator

    Wednesday 30th October, 2019

    Hedgehog © Graham Makepeace-Warne

    We are looking for a volunteer to help us find out about the hedgehog population on the Isle of Man. The UK has seen a worrying decline in the species and a recent ‘State of Britain’s Hedgehogs’ report (2018) estimated that between 2002 and 2017 rural hedgehog populations have fallen by a third. In the same time period, urban hedgehogs numbers fell initially but there are indications that this maybe levelling out or even rising slightly.

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  • Volunteer With Us: Assistant Warden - Calf of Man

    Monday 28th October, 2019

    Calf of Man with Chicken Rock in the Background

    We are looking to recruit an Assistant Volunteer Warden for the Calf of Man, it's an exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain further experience in conservation and estate management.

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  • Volunteer With Us: We are looking for volunteers interested in tackling climate change and promoting the restoration of upland habitats.

    Wednesday 4th September, 2019

    Sarah doing a peat survey

    If you enjoy spending time in the hills, Manx Wildlife Trust have an important project that you might be able to help with.

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  • Swimming enthusiast swimming around the Isle of Man to raise money for Manx Wildlife Trust and The Blue Marine Foundation

    Friday 9th August, 2019

    Michael Davis swimming

    Mike Davis is a lifelong outdoor swimming enthusiast, who inherited this passion from his mum, who is from the Isle of Man. On Monday (12th August), Mike will embark on a challenge to swim around the coast of the Isle of Man in support of local marine conservation projects. The swim which will cover between 80 and 100 miles will take mike over 20 days to complete. Mike will be raising money for Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT) and the Blue Marine Foundation.

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  • Children’s photo competition at Ballachurry Reserve

    Friday 26th July, 2019

    Ballachurry Reserve Photo Competition Poster

    Families looking for things to do in the school holidays might enjoy a walk round our Ballachurry reserve looking for things to photograph with the kids.

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  • Crossags Coppice secured to further develop the Ramsey Forest Project.

    Thursday 25th July, 2019

    Crossags Coppice

    We have completed the purchase of Crossags Coppice, near Ramsey, thanks to funding from the Society for the Protection of the Manx Countryside and Environment.

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  • The huge opportunity facing Manx farming and wildlife

    Monday 1st July, 2019

    Species Rich Grassland at Glen Dhoo

    It’s a win-win to fund wildlife friendly farming – for farmers, wildlife and climate change. It is a great time to show Manx wildlife organisations working together, and it is together we want to highlight how important nature friendly farming will be to future generations on the Isle of Man.

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  • Spectacular number of pyramidal orchids at Cronk y Bing this year

    Monday 24th June, 2019

    Our Reserves Officer, Tricia Sayle, was at our Cronk y Bing reserve recently and counted nearly 3000 pyramidal orchids there.

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  • Volunteer With Us: Marine Conservation & Conservation Summer Placements

    Tuesday 14th May, 2019

    Libby Invasive Species Survey

    We have two Marine Volunteer roles currently available: A Marine and Conservation Summer Placement in our Peel office and a Seal Survey Volunteer based on the Calf of Man

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