Long Term Monitoring Network Volunteer Opportunities and Newsletters (LTMN008)

So how can you be involved?
Each year we try and run 4 in house vegetation surveys and we ask our Natural England staff and local volunteers to get involved. These surveys are a fantastic opportunity to network, learn about the LTMN project, the site and its management and of course brush up on those plant ID skills. Everyone taking part will receive a brief introductory or refresher training appropriate to their skill level. The real training happens in the field. You will spend 2-3 days in a mixed ability group surveying permanent quadrats, identifying every plant you find. These surveys will be advertised in April each year.

LTMN sites due for a vegetation survey in 2018:
Each year the LTMN team plan for a number of surveys to be done each year either through contracts or an in-house survey were we will ask for volunteers. Please note that we will be advertising the surveys that we are running in house in April each year where we will also tell you how to sign up. *
• Chippenham Fen
• Dersingham Bog
• Epping Forest
• Kielderhead
• Lower Derwant Valley
• Ludham & Potter Heigham Marshes
• Malham Tarn
• Bure Marshes
• Dark Peak
• Ingleborough
• Lullington Heath
• Martin Down
• Mottey Meadows
• Stiperstones
• Woodwalton Fen
• Wyre Forest

*please note that the LTMN project cannot cover the cost of any volunteer expenses time or T&S.

Any specific queries about LTMN please get in touch with the LTMN mailbox: LTMN@naturalengland.org.uk

This page is part of Natural England’s Long Term Monitoring Network. To find out about the sites within the LTMN network please see the individual Core sites data pages.

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