Youth groups

broad-bodied chaser / Paul Gorringe
broad-bodied chaser at Sheepcote Pond / Paul Gorringe

Wildlife Rangers - 12 to 16 years old

Come join one or both of our Wildlife Rangers groups and work for wildlife during the school holidays.

What we do

Identify and learn about wildlife. Carry out practical conservation tasks to improve habitats. Survey and monitor plants and animals. Garden for wildlife. Country crafts. Nature photography. Have fun!

Session Timings

Sessions run from 10.00 – 15.00


£10 per person per session

Where: Various sites around Brighton

Day: Various dates during school holidays

Interested?: Huw Morgan, Youth Volunteer Co-ordinator, click here to email or call on 07771 375273.

Youth Rangers - 16 - 25 years old

Come and join us as a volunteer for practical conservation work at various green spaces. The aim is to help improve these areas for wildlife (and people) while having fun, learning new skills, gaining valuable experience and enhancing job and other volunteering prospects. No experience necessary. Everybody is very welcome.

Typical tasks: Activities may include coppicing, hedge planting, green woodworking, food growing and composting, meadow planting, surveying and monitoring wildlife, pond maintenance, bird/bat boxes, orchard maintenance, scrub clearance, maintaining Forest School sites, basic bushcraft and more.

Where: Various sites around the City

Day & Time: Every Thursday from 10.00 - 15.00. Once registered you will receive weekly email updates with task details and locations.

Most Thursdays we provide lunch and other refreshments which we cook over a fire.
Please wear strong shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. Some travel expenses are available, please check for details

Contact: Huw Morgan, Youth Volunteer Co-ordinator, click here to email or call on 07771 375273.

Brighton bee bank
Youth Rangers building a bee bank