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Rewilding the Rom: Back from Summer Break for a Volunteer Day!
11th September 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join Thames21 for a day of meaningful impact and community connection as we relaunch our volunteer efforts after a summer break. Our focus is on revitalizing the enchanting River Rom and enhancing the delicate wetland ecosystem within The Chase Nature Reserve.
🌱 Reconnecting with Nature: Dive back into the beauty of the outdoors and make a real difference by participating in our wetland restoration project. As nature flourished during the summer break, we are excited to embark on vegetation management to nurture the growth of young trees, ensuring they thrive without the competition of scrub.
🌊 Restoring the Wetlands: The wetlands are a vital component of our ecosystem, and it’s our collective responsibility to preserve them. Get your hands dirty with a thorough litter pick, ensuring that the wetlands remain a safe haven for local wildlife. Together, we’ll remove debris that has found its way into these precious waters, allowing the wetlands to flourish unimpeded.
🤝 Community and Camaraderie: Beyond the immediate impact on the environment, volunteering is a chance to forge new connections and deepen existing ones. Join a diverse group of like-minded individuals who share a passion for the environment and a commitment to making a positive change.
🗓️ Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the 11th of September at 10:00-15:00. Whether you’re a seasoned volunteer or brand new to the experience, we welcome everyone with open arms. Together, we’ll contribute to a healthier, more vibrant natural space for present and future generations to enjoy.
📍 Location: The Chase Nature Reserve, Dagenham, Romford RM7 0SS
We will meet by the Eastbrookend Discovery Centre Car Park, next to the picnic area and walk to the wetland
📧 RSVP: To confirm your participation and receive further details please sign up on Time to Spare: https://book.timetospare.com/e/W2rkWcqcyRkSbumwWKqG
This event is suitable for anyone over the age of 18. Please make sure you have weather appropriate clothing for the day. We will provide all other equipment needed for the event and we look forward to welcoming you!
This is an event designed for the community to engage the local public with the river and not for corporates. If you are interested in a bespoke corporate volunteer day. Please visit our website https://www.thames21.org.uk/get-involved-2/corporatevolunteering/
If you have any questions please contact Tyler at Tyler.Randall@thames21.org.uk