Education

 

It is our aim to maintain existing and forge new links with local schools, colleges, handicapped groups, young and not so young in an endeavour to actively encourage an appreciation of nature conservation and also help in the day to day management of the Reserve for the future.

Our aim is to provide an attractive and safe place for people to visit, whilst not compromising the wildlife and geological interest.

Volunteer work parties can be seen helping with management work, trying their hand at woodland crafts using traditional materials and methods. Why not join "The Friends of Ravenshill", experience is not necessary, just an interest in the environment and a desire to contribute to nature conservation. contact us for more details.

We welcome enquiries from :

Schools

Colleges

Natural History & Environmental Groups

Forest School

Walking Groups

Youth Groups

And YOU

A maths lesson, a thesis on fungi, a stroll around the pool or a leisurely picnic, we can accommodate you all.

Why not talk to us about using our environmental classroom.

 

We run various courses here in the wood, these are run by Phil Hopkinson (Malvern Coppicing) and James Watson (Native Awareness), both we fully recommend.

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News

Chalara ash dieback

details available on the forestry commission website

Toads

Toads that hibernate in the wood will start moving to their breeding pools from the end of Feb. We will be helping them cross the road.

more details

Workparties

Volunteer workparties are our mainstay in ensuring vital woodland conservation work is done. No experience is necessary, all tools are provided.

Click here or contact us for more details.

Village Show

Every year on the first Saturday in September the Alfrick and Lulsley Horticultural Show is held. This great event attracts more than 3,000 visitors with all of the profit going to local good causes. To find out more visit the Show website

Flagpole

We have recently provide a replacement flagpole to our local church in Alfrick which was broken during high winds. We felled a Larch and prepared it before a group of locals carried it just over one mile to the Chuch. For more details visit our Village website