Are ambassadors for the National Park, sharing their knowledge & passion.
Meet a huge variety of people from all across the world.
Develop their skills, confidence and experience.
Get involved in fun and exciting events.
Are recognisable in National Park branded uniforms.
Are committed, reliable and help each other.
Our Practical Conservation Volunteers
Help the environment, meet new people, get outdoors.
Our practical conservation volunteers support a range of team conservation tasks, including:
Tackling invasive species, such as Rhododendron and Himalayan Balsam.
Surveying and managing the habitats and landscape for protected wildlife, such as red squirrels and black grouse.
Clearing our beautiful beaches and loch shores of litter and debris.
Repairing and maintaining valued pathways.
Our practical conservation volunteers are also:
Provided with training and equipment to do their tasks.
Work closely with our ranger service and our partners.
Learn new skills and make new friends.
We have a commitment to help our partners to enhance the National Park and we work closely with a range of organisations from large international brands such as the RSPB to Community Trusts and local golf courses.
Our volunteers are equipped, skilled and love to travel the National Park helping out with tasks such as:
Maintaining community gardens at Glenfinnart in Cowal.
Digging up skunk cabbage with SNH in the Endrick catchment.
Creating new campsites at Rowardennan with Scottish Youth Hostel Association.
Would you like to know more?
If you are interested in volunteering with us or our partners, or would like our volunteers to help you with conservation work, support for an event or help people enjoy the outdoors – please get in touch: