Volunteer

 

We need more planting power and we’d love to have you on board

sponsor a tree

let us plant on your patch

Why volunteer?

Any charitable organisations rely on the goodwill and enthusiasm of like-minded donors, sponsors and volunteers. Here at Trees for Shropshire, a large part of our work is tree planting, installing the bird and hedgehog boxes and, most importantly, the maintenance of these.

Newly planted trees require clearing round for the first five years to prevent them being over run by grass and weeds, a point that is often overlooked in planting schemes.

Our bird and hedgehog boxes will require annual checks, cleaning out and any repairs carried out- so volunteer now.

Benefits of volunteering

There are many positive benefits to volunteering. It’s widely accepted that it can help self- confidence, relieve stress and anxiety, combat depression, give a sense of purpose, increase physical fitness, connect us with like-minded people, make new friends and contacts and is great for families to get involved together. Due to the nature of our work, it gets us out in the fresh air and reconnects us with the great outdoors.

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So Come On

Join our volunteer group ‘A Leg Up for Trees’ now.

Pull on your boots, get out in the fresh air, and together we can make a tangible difference, for our environment and for ourselves.

Current Planting Days

December 4th

Hedge 200m, 1200 whips.
Station Cottages, Yockleton, Nr Shrewsbury, SY5 9PU

December 11th

Hedge 165m, 990 whips.
Woodside, Clun, SY7 8HN

 

December 18th

Hedge 230m, 1400 whips.
Reith Mynd and Vron Cottage, Mainstone, SY9 5LL

 

January 8th

Hedge 70m and Shelter Belt, 1500 whips.
The Old Post Office, Hemford, Shelve, Nr Minsterley, SY5 0JD

 

January 15th

Hedge 150m, 900 whips.  
Hill End, Mainstone, Bishops Castle, SY9 5LX

January 22nd

Hedge 360m2160 whips.
Crossways, Newcastle on Clun, SY7 8QT

 

February 5th

Hedge 240m1440 whips.
Hare Hill Farm, Edgton, SY5 8HN

 

 

February 12th

Hedge 150m900 whips.
Caerfynnon, Hendomen, Montgomery, SY15 6HB

 

February 26th

Hedge 140m, 840 whips.
Affcott Hall Cottage, Affcott, Church Stretton, SY6 6RL

Get in touch to book in for a planting day or ask any questions.

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