Conservation Days

Do you live in the Inverness-shire, mid Highland or west Moray area, or are you visiting and have a free day?

Explore the Highlands in a new way! Get involved with conservation volunteering days in some of Scotland’s most spectacular landscapes and meet like-minded people with an interest in the outdoors!

Plant trees

Pot seedlings


Non-native removal

Conservation Days run in a variety of locations across our Core Area. You could help to plant and monitor trees in Glen Affric, pot seedlings at our Dundreggan Tree Nursery, and assorted tasks as required. Project sites and activities vary for a range of interests and physical abilities.

Group Conservation Days

If you are part of a social group, voluntary sector organisation or would like to bring a work party out to volunteer, we can organise days that are out with our existing programme with your group in mind.

The Glints of Gold group has been helping out at our Dundreggan tree nursery. Coordinated by NHS Highland, the Glints are a social club that meets weekly, aiming to increase social opportunities for older people, through lunches, special interest groups, and keep-fit classes. The Glints group successfully cleared the weeds from the outdoor beds at the nursery in one afternoon, and sowed several seedbeds and prepared bird cherry trees for planting in another afternoon. There are a number of local volunteers that regularly support the work at the tree nursery, but as the work grows, so too do the number of weeds. To find out more please email



Dundreggan - A short film by Kate MacLean

Kate MacLean (Community Development Officer: Services for Older People - Inverness area) brought a group to Dundreggan and made this short film about Conservation Day and Long-term Volunteering.


Upcoming Conservation Days

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