EuCAN is a Community Interest Company (CIC) working in the UK and other countries of Europe to involve more people and communities in the conservation management of their local environment, by providing training and practical experience for young graduates, potential volunteers and contractors and therapeutic groups, in nature conservation and in sustainable land management.

5 Mar 2024

East Hill, Milborne Port - bramble and thorn scrub management

East Hill, Milborne Port

As well as doing further cutting to widen the footpath, we are also going to prepare the fences, hedges and gates for the arrival of the 4 ponies that are going to graze the site for a few weeks to reduce the coarse grasses there - it was last grazed in 2009 from what we gather!

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6 Mar - 7 Mar 2024

Cerne Abbas - scrub regrowth control on Giant Hill

Giant Hill Cerne Abbas

We shall be brushcutting thorn and bramble regrowth in the areas where we have been clearing the slopes for a number of years.

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8 Mar 2024

Curtis Fields SNCI Weymouth

off Cockles Lane (turn off the B3156)

We (EuCAN cic) have been asked to help carry out habitat management work on the Site of Nature Conservation Interest beside the new housing development at Curtis Fields.

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15 Mar 2024

Perryfield Quarry Reserve, Portland

Perryfield Quarry off Wakeham Portland

Rescheduled: today we shall be making our annual maintenance visit to this little reserve. Despite its size, it is an important site for butterflies.

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8 May 2024

Annual Orchid Count at Barrington Hill National Nature Reserve

Barrington Hill NNR

The EuCAN Mid-week Volunteers will be helping Natural England with their annual count of the Green-winged Orchids at this National Nature Reserve and any other volunteers will be welcome too.

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