Volunteer in Welwyn Hatfield

By volunteering you will be making a significant contribution to the local environment and community as well gaining rewards for yourself.

We have opportunities to volunteer at our local museums and nature reserves.

Benefits of volunteering:

  • discover new places you might not have visited before
  • meet new friends
  • learn new skills
  • make a very positive contribution.


Volunteering at our museums

Find out more about volunteering at our museums.


Volunteering to help at our woodlands and nature reserves

Popular tasks volunteers are involved with include coppicing, tree planting, scrub and grassland management, hedge laying and fencing.  You can also volunteer to lead guided walks, help us survey important local wildlife species or be a Tree Warden. 

Contact us at contact-whc@welhat.gov.uk to find out more.

Here are a few more examples of the great work done by volunteers at our nature reserves:

  • butterfly surveys at Danesbury, Mardley Heath, Northaw Great Wood and Sherrardspark Wood
  • hedge laying at Danesbury
  • planting oak seedlings in Sherrardspark Wood
  • Ride restoration at Northaw Great Wood
  • creation of dormouse habitat at The Commons
  • construction of silt traps at Singlers Marsh 
  • glade creation at Mardley Heath
  • rubbish clearance at Howe Dell in Hatfield.

Get in touch about volunteering

It's up to you how much, or how little, you wish to be involved. Contact us if you would like to take a more active part in looking after our countryside.

Telephone: 01707 357 000