Unfortunately due to national lockdown we are suspending volunteer events. Please get in touch if you are interested in being added to our mailing list or join our Supporters of the Aire Rivers Trust group on Facebook. Take care and we'll see you soon.

Tree planting volunteering

Airton Airton, Skipton

Join us for as we plant trees to improve our catchment. Enjoy the fresh air and good company as we "slow the flow" of rainwater by planting new areas of woodland. Tools, safety equipment and training are provided. Our volunteer days are social distanced and run from 10 till 3. New and existing volunteers are […]

Hedge laying volunteering

Gargrave Hellifield Road, Gargrave

Join us for as we hedge lay to improve bio diversity. Enjoy the fresh air and good company as we retore a length of hedge in a beautiful riverside location. Tools, safety equipment and training are provided. Our volunteer days are social distanced and run from 10 till 3. New and existing volunteers are always […]

Hedge laying volunteering

Gargrave Hellifield Road, Gargrave

Join us for as we hedge lay to improve bio diversity. Enjoy the fresh air and good company as we retore a length of hedge in a beautiful riverside location. Tools, safety equipment and training are provided. Our volunteer days are social distanced and run from 10 till 3. New and existing volunteers are always […]

Volunteer Quiz

Online via Zoom

Our first zoom quiz with the ART staff and Volunteers to beat lockdown blues! As a result of lockdown 3.0 being announced, volunteering had to stop. So join us for an afternoon of random facts about the Aire. How much do you really know?

Online Introduction to water beetles and ecology with Katy Potts

Online via Zoom

Katy Potts, the Biodiversity Officer at the Natural History Museum is doing an online workshop on water beetles and ecology. By the end of the session, you will be able to look at families of beetles and learn how to identify them, understand how they adapt to different environments and learn which ones you might […]

Historic Water Mills along the River Aire

Online via Zoom

An Introduction to the history of Armley Mills and Thwaite Mills. Join Chris, Assistant Community Curator at Leeds Museums and Galleries, as he introduces two very different but significant industrial sites on the Aire in Leeds. Discover what these mills mean to the city and how their legacies continue as museums through an online talk […]

Green Aire Anthology Reading

Join Saltaire Festival on Zoom for an evening of readings from our joint 2020 poetry and prose anthology with the theme of Green Aire. Find out more and book on their website.

Volunteer Quiz Round 2

Online via Zoom

Quiz time is back for round 2! As it was so much fun to catch up with everyone, we will be hosting another quiz! Fingers at the buzzer everyone...All volunteers are welcome.

Enhancing Habitats with David Henderson

Online via Zoom

David, one of our river stewardship practical volunteers will be talking you through how to enhance habitats by employing in-river techniques such as, using stone and timber & showing tried and tested methods. Apart from improving fish habitat, many of these techniques can be used to 're-wild' industrialised, canalised stretches of stream.

A talk with Yorkshire Water

Online via Zoom

This Friday, Yorkshire Water will be leading a talk via zoom for our volunteers and anybody that fancies joining! Not only will they discuss the role of the company in association with the Aire, but their individual job roles, conservation and water quality and any questions you may have. So come along, join us one […]

River Clean up

Dock lane, Shipley

Our second session at Dock Lane in Shipley doing river clean up work.

 

Our volunteer run all year round. Typically on Thursdays and Fridays. The tasks we do change as we move through the year but there are always a variety of tasks available for people to try. We run volunteer training for both our river stewardship volunteers and other organisations who work on the Aire. Please contact us if you are interested in this.


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The Aire Rivers Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No: 07464227 and a Registered Charity No: 1145609
Registered Office at: 38 Morton Lane, East Morton, Keighley BD20 5RS
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