Scottish Canals Team Challenges
Calling all teams of between 5 – 15 people. Scottish Canals needs your help once more.
If you can spare some time to come along and assist you will be made most welcome.
- Dress for the weather forecasted and wear old clothes.
- Wear safety/sturdy footwear
- Bring a snack/packed lunch
Scottish Canals will provide all the tools required for the activities.
VOLUNTEERING DAYS AVAILABLE:
15th November The Forth & Clyde Canal: Sensory Garden in Auchinstarry Marina near Kilsyth
Tasks: Garden Maintenance for Winter. Creation of a new Rose Bed. Willow Structure Maintenance.
Meeting Point: Auchinstarry Marina at 10am. Meet in the Blue Volunteers Hut
21st November The Falkirk Wheel
Tasks: Willow cutting/weaving, Vegetation control, Garden maintenance, Litter picking the canal towpath
22nd November Auchinstarry Marina near Kilsyth Sensory Garden
Tasks: Garden Maintenance for Winter, Creation of new Rose BEd, Willow structure maintenance.
29th November The Falkirk Wheel
Tasks Christmas Decorations and outside Maintenance.
1st December Forth & Clyde Canal at Maryhill Litter Pick
Tasks: Litter pick the area and the Towpath east and west on the canal.
Meeting point: 11am at Ruchill Church next to McDonalds
Duration – 3 hours
6th & 7th December Firhill Island Cutting Vegetation
Tasks Access the island to cut the vegetation to allow a survey team to inspect. The island has not been set foot on for some time. This will be a bit of an exploration into the unknown.
21st December The Union Canal Litter Pick
Tasks Litter the Union Canal from Calders to West Hailles Park
To apply for these volunteering days please complete the form below and press SEND. You will receive a reply within 5 working days.
Organisations responding to this offer are responsible for ensuring appropriate insurances are in place, be willing to supervise the task(s) and, if applicable, ensure risk assessments have been undertaken. Normal policies and procedures of your organisation will apply.