Shrewsbury Branch

Discover nature in Shrewsbury

Volunteering Opportunities

We are looking for additional committee members including a Treasurer and a publicity member. We are involved in a number of ad-hoc outdoor activities, if you would like to get involved please e-mail us your details and we will keep you updated.

Upcoming Events

All talks start at 7pm at the Cut Visitor Centre, Abbey Foregate, SY2 6AH. Members £3 non-members £4. Booking not required for indoor events, but arrive early to secure your seat.  Booking essential for walks and may be member only events

Tuesday 17th March - Source to the Sea by Alex Grant of  Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Tuesday 21st April - Forest Schools: Nature, Learning and Well-being by Natasha Branston of Educating Kids Outdoors

Saturday 16th May - Bird walk: Frankwell to Shelton/Bicton with Martin George local  Ornithologist.  9.30am - 11.30am

Tuesday 2nd June - River Monitoring Training: Bowbrook/Burrs Field with Pete Lambert of Shropshire Wildlife Trust. 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Saturday 20th June Dragons, Damselflies and Butterflies: Whixhall Moss with Stephen Barlow. 11am - 1pm

Saturday 4th July - The hidden plant and gems of Kingsland: With Dan Wrench, Biodiversity Officer, Shropshire Council. 10am - 1230pm (members only)
 

Saturday 19th September - Balancing estate management for people and wildlife: Attingham Park with Bob Thurston, Countryside and Parks Manager. 10am - 1230pm 

 

Local Wildlife

We work with local wildlife and community groups in Shrewsbury to monitor, protect and enhance wildlife and promote wildlife conservation and a healthy environment.  Current activities include:

Protecting our green and blue corridors and spaces for wildlife through the monitoring of planning applications, supporting local campaigns to save green spaces and assisting in wildlife monitoring

Working in alliance with other interest groups to oppose the North West Road

Supporting the Belle Vue Tree Group to meet tree planting targets

Assisting the Rivers Team to monitor water quality 

Organising a varied programme of talks on current conservation and environmental issues

Organising a varied programme of walks showcasing local wildlife and conservation programmes

Contact: Tony Legg

Email: shrewsbury@ShropshireWildlifeTrust.org.uk

 

Visit Shrewsbury

There are lots of green spaces in and around Shrewsbury.