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South Downs Youth Action for heathland wildlife!

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Iping Common Car Park

Elsted Road

Midhurst

GU29 0PB

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Are you aged 16-25 and want to make a difference for nature and the environment?

Join us in the South Downs National Park for an action day to #HelpTheHeaths. This is your chance to help and learn about one of the rarest habitats in the world, heathland!

National Park rangers will be guiding you on how to identify reptiles like common lizards and slow worms and show you how you can help to protect their habitat.

Rangers also need your help cutting back bracken to improve habitats for these special reptiles.

A full plan of activities will be sent after registering.


What you'll need: Packed lunch or snack, drinking water, plus a passion for the environment!


What to wear
: Sturdy outdoor footwear suitable for being out in the countryside on uneven paths and clothing suitable for the conditions like waterproof coat or sun hat/glasses


Where to meet
: Iping and Stedham Commons car park


Public transport
: Bus numbers 91/92 - Petersfield-Midhurst


Cost: it's free, this is volunteering!


Expenses: we can reimburse reasonable travel expenses


#iwill4nature #southdowns #HelpTheHeaths

This event is made possible thanks to our Heathlands Reunited project which is generously funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.



FAQs


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes: 16-25 only for participants!


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please see above and select the right ticket option.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Daniel.Greenwood@southdowns.gov.uk or call 01730 819263


Do I have to bring a ticket to the event?

Yes please, either printed or on your phone is fine!

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Iping Common Car Park

Elsted Road

Midhurst

GU29 0PB

United Kingdom

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