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Conservation Volunteers wanted - March 2013

06-03-2013

Rhododendron ponticum (c) Mike WerndlyConservation volunteers wanted on the beautiful Isle of Rum:

Friday 19th - Monday 22nd April 2013

The Isle of Rum Community Trust Ranger Service is looking for 6 volunteers to assist with Rhododendron clearance (using the Lever and Mulch technique).

We would prefer applicants to have some experience in this field already i.e., students and trainee land managers who would like more to add to their CV.However, other applications will be considered. You will need to be physically fit, have a good sense of humour and an interest in the environment.

Successful applicants will be provided with accommodation for the duration of their stay (in our new cabins) and ferry tickets to and from the island (you will have to make your own way to Mallaig our nearest port), and everyone will be rostered on for cooking  duties (1 in 3 not bad).

The evenings will be free, so plenty of time to explore. The island has red-throated divers, golden eagles, otters and many other interesting species.

If this is for you please send a CV and short covering letter/e-mail to Mike Werndly volunteering@isleofrum.com or IRCT Office Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rum, Inverness-shire PH43 4RR by April 5th 2013.Successful applicants w ill hear back a few days later.

 

 

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