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Things to Do at Rivacre Valley

Volunteer Task Dates

Upcoming Meeting:

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday 7th September, 6.00pm at the Rangers' Hut. Feel free to come along - everyone is welcome!

Regular Volunteer Task Days

Tim Lloyd, the Park Ranger, holds regular volunteer task days every second and fourth Wednesday of the month (with the exception of August and December). These start at around 10am at the Rangers' Hut, and are usually attended by several members of the FoRV group.

Dates for the remainder of 2021 are as follows:

May 12th & 26th

June 9th & 23rd

July 7th & 21st

August 11th

September 8th & 22nd

October 13th & 27th

November 10th & 24th

December 8th

Event Calendar
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Events & Activities Calendar

Upcoming events

Saturday 4th September - Free River Guardian Training with Mersey Rivers

As part of Mersey Rivers' water quality improvement projects, they are looking to train some 'River Guardians' to monitor water quality in Rivacre Brook and Dibbinsdale Brook.

"River Guardians are volunteers for the Mersey Rivers Trust. They are vital to the work we do as the information they collect allows for ongoing monitoring of local watercourses to identify issues and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. The sampling will be a combination of chemical analysis using simple test kits and invertebrate 'kick' sampling.

You can find out more about our River Guardian program on our website."

Volunteers will be required to attend a training session and then sample a spot on the river roughly once a month.

If you wish to attend the training or have any questions please email Rebecca Howard ( or Paul Corner (


Date: Saturday 4th September 2021

Time: 10:00am until approximately 2:30pm

Location: Rivacre Valley Country Park (TBC)

All equipment and lunch will be provided.


Please note places are limited.

Past events

Sunday 6th June - litter pick

We are rallying together a team of #litterheroes to take part in the Great British Spring Clean campaign from Keep Britain Tidy. Cheshire West and Chester Council will be providing bags, pickers, and vests for us to do a large-scale litter pick in Rivacre Valley.


Time: 10.00am

Location: outside the Rangers' Hut, Rivacre Road

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Small Ways to Help

Adopt a nest box

Contribute to our conservation efforts by providing a safe place for birds to nest


Lend a helping hand

Come along to our regular volunteer days to assist Ranger Tim in completing some valuable conservation tasks


Share your experience

Document your visit and inspire others to explore the Reserve by leaving a review on Tripadvisor and sharing your photos to our Facebook group

Small ways to make a big impact

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