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Volunteer Assistant Woodland Advisor Wanted

The Sustainable Woodland Project needs a new person to volunteer one day a week as a Assistant Woodland Advisor. This is an exiting opportunity to gain valuable work experience, whilst developing skills in conservation and woodland management. The role will involve working alongside the Woodland Officer, to get woodlands into sustainable woodland management.

Chainsaw Training

Are you interested in attending a chainsaw course to learn how to fell trees safely and in the right direction? Or do you know someone who's interested? CVLLP Woodland Officer Tabi Kime is organising a course - felling trees up to 15" diameter.

Big Pull Week 19th-27th July

Last year’s Himalayan Balsam “Big Pull” was a great success, as throughout the summer community groups and individual volunteers of all ages helped in the fight against this invasive species. From June to September over 800 volunteer hours were logged tackling the Balsam alongside the canals and waterways of the Churnet. Local scouts, anglers, canal and railway volunteers all pitched in to help, working on areas of the Churnet and Caldon Canal from Longsdon down to Alton.

Food with a View

We looking for existing and new local businesses in the Valley to help create an identity and raise the profile of what this landscape has to offer in local food production.

Our project aims to

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