Coming Events 2019

Ysgol Amgylchedd

Environment School

Volunteering Opportunities

Learn how to sustainably manage a public green space by volunteering on Mansel Green, Murton Swansea on Wednesdays and Saturdays

We Also Pick up Volunteers in Swansea
On Wednesday and Saturday we pick up volunteers from Tesco car park on Oystermouth Road at 10am. You will be dropped off around 4.30pm in the afternoon.

Mansel Green is a 2 hectare site in Murton village which is being improved for people and wildlife. Activities change with the season and include controlling Bracken and Japanese Knotweed using Austrian Scythes, footpath improvement, coppicing, tree planting, hedgerow restoration.

Basketry Skills Workshops

These sessions are for those interested in learning willow basketry skills in a regular group and practising those skills to make plastic free containers for everyday use.

Fri May 17th 10.30-3pm, Sat May 18th 10.30-3pm,
Fri May 24th 10.30-3pm Sat May 25th 10.30-3pm

Please phone or email to book a place, giving full contact details and a brief description of why you would like to attend. These sessions will focus on constructing a round willow basket with handles and a frame basket.

Cost £10 to book a place

Hedgelaying Courses on Murton Green, Swansea

4 day Course providing in depth tuition for each student, to enable them with the skills and knowledge to lay a hedge on their own.

Dates: Midweek Mon 30th Sept- Thurs 3rd Oct and Weekends 28th-29th Sept and 5th-6th October 2019

Cost £120 for 4 day course,

Please contact us via email climateandcommunity@btinternet.com or mobile Bob 07572500946 Jules 07964530436 to tell us when you would like to volunteer or book a place on workshops.

Willow Craft Community project funded by

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