Swadlincote Woodlands provides a green lung close to the town centre for the people of Swadlincote. Over the past 20 years a former landfill and open cast site has been transformed into 33 hectares of woodland. The park includes open space, woodlands, play areas and a point for viewing across the town and valley. A network of footpaths criss-cross the site and link to existing access points.
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The Conservation Volunteers hold regular monthly activities including woodland thinning, coppicing and hedge laying and watercourse management. Join the Conservation Volunteers at Swadlincote Woodlands. Tools and tea provided. Please bring lunch and remember to wear suitable clothing. Contact Tom Watkins at TCV for details, tel: 01283 223327 or mobile: 07970 540616.
We are establishing a Volunteer Wildlife Group at the Woodlands and are carrying out numerous wildlife surveys at the site, including a Butterfly Transect Survey. Other surveys are in the pipeline including a moth survey and wild flower survey. If you are interested in joining our Wildlife survey group then please contact Yvonne Waring, parklife officer for more details, email: email@example.com or mobile: 07814 569370.
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