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 Dec 2023

Yetminster School - working in the school grounds

St Andrew's Primary School, Yetminster

Today our volunteer group will be returning to Yetminster Primary School to carry out the end-of-season tidy up of the wild area known as 'the Big Hug' and a number of other tasks

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8 Dec 2023

Broadcroft Quarry Butterfly Reserve, Portland, scrub management

Broadcroft Quarry Portland

Our monthly battle with the clematis, Buddleia and bramble that threatens to envelop this reserve!

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19 Dec 2023

South Chard Gravel pits - EuCAN Somerset Volunteers

South Chard Gravel Pits Local Nature Reserve

We have been helping with the management work there for the last few years working with the local volunteers and the aggregates company (which has just finished digging out the last of the gravel from other areas of the site). We will need registered chainsaw and brushcutter operators in addition to handtool users and haulers.

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9 Jan 2024

Habitat management at Hardington Moor NNR - EuCAN Somerset Volunteers

Hardington Moor NNR

We are going to finish cutting the areas of blackthorn in area 2 on the map and burn up. We shall also continue with the scrub cutting on the western boundary of that same field and burn up

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26 Jan 2024

Woodland glade maintenance at Monmouth Hill, Milton Abbas Butterfly Conservation Dorset branch volunteer workday.

Monmouth Hill above Milton Abbas

We have been invited by Forestry England to do some butterfly recording next season on Monmouth Hill (also called Melmoth's Hill). This has been an open grassland area for hundreds of years but is becoming scrubbed over and the grass is becoming rank.

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