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Species Supporter - £40 p/a
Become a key supporter of our species conservation programme and receive an annual update on our work to save them. By becoming a species supporter you qualify for the discounted rate on all our training courses.
Species Ambassador - £500 p/a
Choose a particular species you feel strongly about and make a significant difference to its conservation in the wild, receiving biannual updates on its progress.
Would you like to join our team of dedicated species monitors and help look after the sites where some of the UK's rarest species are found?
No previous experience is needed, just a keen pair of eyes and commitment to conservation. And you might just make the difference to a rare species surviving or not. We have excellent resources for learning how to identify our plants and insects and the habitat where you are likely to find them, and we'll even show you how to turn a smartphone into a GPS enabled species locator!
Species Monitor Tasks include:
Visiting sites once a year, recording presence of species
Carrying out population counts
Monitoring site condition
Some volunteers also:
Liaise with landowners
Carry out light habitat restoration work (such as removal of bramble)
Send records and photos to SRT
Be part of a our fight to save species from extinction!
If you think you might be interested, have a look at the maps and see if any sites are near you (or in places you'd like to visit).
Because we are a small organisation we are looking for people who are good at working independently, but we will give as much support as we can!
For reasons of confidentiality these maps only give approximate locations.
If there is a site you would like to help monitor then please get in touch - you could make a huge difference to the survival of it!
If you think you have what it takes to be a species saviour, then please get in touch.
Scotland Conservation Officer
We are very excited to be expanding our work over the border into Scotland and are seeking a part-time conservationist to lead on our work in the region - initially looking at how our existing species are faring, and then eventually taking on a new species where the needs arise.
The post is initially 1-day a week (£30K per annum prorata'd to £6K) and is extremely flexible (i.e. you could do a couple of hours each evening, you can save up the days and do longer chunks of fieldwork etc). If things go well, and you/we are successful with further funding bids and/or we realise just how much needs to be done the post could become more full-time.
We're ideally looking for someone with pretty good botanical skills, but mostly a real passion for conservation and a good ability to talk to multiple project partners. Probably most suited to someone already working freelance/part-time, or looking to come back into the job market with reduced hours.
Full info here