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Adult Groups

Both of the Park's conservation volunteer groups are a great way to learn new skills, get fit and meet new people whilst helping to enhance the local ecosystem

Castle Semple Volunteers

Please note our Volunteer Groups are currently cancelled. Please use the contact links for each group below to be kept up to date with restart info.

Main tasks

You will get the chance to take part in a variety of conservation projects. tasks can include: tree planting, path and fence maintenance, willow sculptures and removal of invasive plant species.

Please  visit the downloads page for the latest programme.

Required skills, qualities & experience

Enthusiasm is more important than skills and experience. If you love being outdoors and enjoy working as part of a small team then the practical conservation group is the ideal volunteer opportunity.

Where & When

We meet every Thursday outside the Castle Semple Visitor Centre cafe at 12.30pm and session runs until 3.30pm. Occasionally we have a full day session, starting at 10.30am and quite often the group will work at Muirshiel Country Park too. Details are in the programme, link above.

Training & support provided

We will provide induction training and teach you how to use the hand-tools required for the tasks.

Any other requirements

Bring suitable outdoor clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty and waterproofs.

Contact

To find out more call the Rangers at Castle Semple on 01505 843 271 or email rangers.castlesemple@clydemuirshiel.co.uk

Greenock Cut Volunteers

Main tasks

You will get the chance to take part in a variety of conservation projects. In the past tasks have included: tree planting, path and fence maintenance, willow sculptures and removal of invasive plant species.

Please visit the downloads page for the latest programme.

Required skills, qualities & experience

Enthusiasm is more important than skills and experience. If you love being outdoors and enjoy working as part of a small team then the practical conservation group is the ideal volunteer opportunity.

Where & When

The group meets every Saturday at Greenock Cut Visitor Centre between 10.30am & 2.30pm.

Training & support provided

We will provide induction training and teach you how to use the hand-tools required for the tasks.

Any other requirements

Bring suitable outdoor clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty, waterproofs and a packed lunch.

Contact

To find out more call the Rangers at Greenock Cut on 01475 529 543 or email rangers.cut@clydemuirshiel.co.uk

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