Offside Vegetation Management - Caldon Canal


Reference: OPP0005392

Activities: Boating, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly

Starts: 1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

Etruria, Caldon Canal, Staffordshire

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Due to the success of last Winters offside vegetation removal we are again looking for volunteers to get involved with opening up the navigation and improving the local canal network
We will be using loppers, bowsaw and a variety of different tools, we will also have the Facility of a woodchipper to help us dispose of the arising brash.
Full training and support will be provided along with all PPE and everyone is welcome to attend.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and meet dedicated local volunteers, so why not come along get involved and enjoy this Beautiful Canal

Can you use a bowsaw, a pair of loppers or do you have experience with working a woodchipper?

Whether you do or do not, we could do with your help and assistance with this task.

Appropriate training will be given, along with the provision of tools and the neccersary protective equipment.


This is a great way to meet other volunteers, make friends, keep fit, learn new practical skills, as well as spending a few hours outdoors improving your local waterway environment.

- Opportunity to work directly with the Asset Delivery Volunteering team
- Working with a friendly team.
- Personal Protective Equipment provided.
- Shelter and refreshments provided (although you will have to provide your own lunch).
- You will be given a site induction and any relevant training required for the role.

Skills required

Sound Health & Safety knowledge/understanding (complete Trust health and safety videos - these can be sent to you if required).
Good level of customer service/communication skills.

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