Get active and help conserve that vital habitat wildlife need. Protecting animal habitat is vital if we are to protect the animals - without it, they cannot thrive. A key reason why so many species are under threat is because their habtiat is vanishing so we need to conserve and protect what they have.
The National Trust has a number of working holidays to help keep Britain beautiful and to help many animal species and plants. You can help conserve Britain's wildlife and heritage. There are different types of National Trust holidays from Youth Discovery to Family, and from Independent to Short Break, so there's something for everyone. Click here to find a working holiday with the National Trust
If you really want to get away for a couple of days and do something different, short breaks may be just the thing.
Animals are dependent on wetlands & woodland, hedges and trees for places to rest & nest, shelter and feed, so the conservation of these places makes a difference. They will get you away to beautiful surroundings, give you exercise, fresh air, a chance to make new friends and that feel good factor that comes with volunteering and making a difference.
You do need to be physically fit & willing to muck in and get stuck in in all aspects of these breaks.
The National Trust has a number of working holidays and you can search by activity (e.g. special interest, surveying, coast and countryside, rural skills, historic houses etc), the region of Wales or England you want to holiday in, the duration, how physical you want it to be and dates. Search out a working holiday with the National Trust
Canals are an important wildlife sanctuary so it is important to restore and maintain them. The Waterway Recovery Group runs working holidays called Canal Camps - just the thing for anyone who loves being outdoors and making a difference. Meet new people, bring derelict canals back to life, acquire new skills and do something really meaningful on a short break. Click here for more information.