Don Gorge Conservation Volunteers

Contact:   Liz Reeve
Tel: 01302 313030 : Email: 



Are you 


Just retired?

Looking for something to do?

Want to ensure the Don Gorge remains unspoiled?

Want to have a say in the future of the Don Gorge?

Remaining meeting dates in 2015

10.11.15    with DMBC, Dennis Roe 

24/11/15   with YWT, Jim Horsfall

8.12.15  with YWT, Jim Horsfall

You can do this by getting involved with the Don Gorge Community Group


Our Conservation Volunteers 

meet at the landing stage, Nursery Lane, Lower Sprotborough 

(near the Boat Inn)

once a fortnight on a Tuesday between 10 am and 3.30 pm and work with the

Canal & River Trust, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Doncaster MBC

This group was set up January 2006, and carries out a range of practical improvement projects across the Don Gorge, including:

  • Scrub removal on magnesium grassland 
  • Vegetation management
  • Installation of benches
  • Quadrat installation
  • plant identification
  • Ride management
  • Heritage projects
  • Footpath repair
  • hedge-laying
  • litter picking


Our committee

meets once a month at the 

Martinwells Centre, Edlington, 

and there is still room on it for anyone willing and able to contribute.



For further details, contact Liz Reeve, Secretary,

Tel: 01302 313030



If you are interested in becoming a conservation volunteer, please ensure that you are equipped with sensible outdoor clothing and sturdy boots, 

along with a packed lunch and a drink.  All tools and equipment will be provided.



Having built the bench, some of the volunteers have a rest



 Volunteers demonstrate dry-stone-walling at the Doncaster Country Fair
held at Cusworth Hall on 17 August 2008