Denefields is made up of two ancient fields crossed by footpaths, situated on a slope just above the town centre of Matlock. Protected from urban development these meadowlands and hedgerows host an abundance of native plant species and wildlife. Discover Denefields aims to promote community involvement in preserving the natural character of the site and to increase opportunities for public enjoyment and appreciation of its heritage.
The Role of Volunteer Rangers
Regular volunteer activities will be held on site. You can choose how often you want to be involved and work at a pace that suits your ability.
Activities will include
Planting trees, shrubs and bulbs Hedgerow laying Enhancing entrance ways Cleaning up ‘grot spots’ Creating wildlife habitats Clearing scrub Establishing wild flowers Organising community events Training, materials, protective clothing and equipment will be provided.
Benefiting the Environment
|Become active and healthy||Preserve ancient meadowland|
|Have fun and meet new people||Protect wildlife habitat|
|Learn about the environment||Learn new skills|
Benefiting the Community
Together we can create cleaner, safer outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed and used by all the community.
Are you over 18 years old? Responsible and reliable? Enjoy working as part of a team? Are willing and able to do a range of activities? Have consideration for the health and safety of yourself and other people?
Gary Wain Projects Officer Telephone: 07866 678048