The goings on in and around Bridgend

Volunteer events Bridgend

Sand dune survivors at Newton Burrows. Sat 26th June
Get to know some of the specialised plants on our guided walk, which live in this hostile habitat.
Summer Clean at Newton Burrows. Sat 10th July
It’s amazing how much rubbish people leave behind – come and help us keep the dunes litter free.
Dry stone walling weekend at Sker Farm. Meet Kenfig Reserve Centre 9.30am. 24th and 25th July
An opportunity to have a go at this traditional skill.
Dry stone walling weekend at Sker Farm. Meet Kenfig Reserve Centre 9.30am. 14th & 15th August
This weekend can either be an introduction to this traditional skill, or an opportunity to polish your skills if you attended the weekend earlier in the year.
Autumn Litter Pick at Newton Burrows18th September
The dunes will be in need of a spruce up after the summer season. This litter pick forms part of the national Beachwatch Event.
Hedge laying. Venue to be confirmed9th and 10th October
Come and try your hand at this dying art, but book early numbers are limited to 7.
Coppicing at Ty Tanglwyst Farm23rd and 24th October
Have a go at some traditional woodland management and build a habitat pile! Meet at Kenfig Reserve Centre at 9.30a.m.
Hedgerow planting/ recreation at Sker Farm. 7th and 8th November
Bridgend County Borough has some of the best hedgerows in the UK but, they need your help! Meet at Kenfig Reserve Centre at 9.30a.m.
The scourge of the sea buckthorn at Newton Burrows Sat 21st November
Come and tackle the sea buckthorn which spreads rapidly over the dunes smothering the diverse sand dune flora. Tools and training provided.
The scourge of the sea buckthorn II at Newton Burrows. Sat 5th December
Another chance to tackle the sea buckthorn which spreads rapidly over the dunes smothering the diverse sand dune flora. Tools and training provided. .


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