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Training Programme - Spring 2023

Conservation training in Fryent Country Park in Brent.

A summer series of workshops on Sunday mornings. 

Monthly. Hands-on, outdoors. Free.

Learn about managing the natural environment at Brent’s beautiful nature reserve Fryent Country Park to improve biodiversity and to create a sustainable amenity for all to enjoy. The workshops will be hands-on outdoors monthly on Sunday mornings. Attend 1, 2 or all 3. Free of charge with light refreshments provided.

Each workshop will take place at a different location in the park . Details of meeting points with a map will be given. A map noting the various meeting points is also available to download via the button on this page header.

The training is suitable for all ages from teens upwards. Under 16s must be accompanied. Gloves provided. Wear suitable footwear and bring a waterproof in case of wet weather. We’ll go ahead whatever the conditions.
For more information about the workshops email


12 February, 5 March, 26 March.

From 9:45am to 12:30pm.

Key features:

  • Become familiar with some of the diverse variety of plants from trees to flowers and grasses, birds, butterflies, insects and invertebrates, amphibians and mammals that make this their home.

  • Understand the different habitats and the importance of light in glades and paths, and of ponds, streams and ditches.

  • Learn to safely use hand tools such as loppers, shears, slashers and small saws with guidance from experienced volunteers.

  • Meet new people and enjoy a morning outdoors with a social break for refreshments.

Memories from the Summer '22 cohort

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"Brilliant. I had a great time and learnt a lot about practical conservation work and how it helps different species. Thanks for the opportunity and help."


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