International law firm Freshfields joined the Groundwork team this September for a day of corporate volunteering at Trafford Ecology Park.
On the 19th of August, over 90 employees from AND Digital, a digital skills organisation, took part in a volunteering day at the Trafford Ecology Park. The employees arrived and were split into colour coded teams, who each had tasks to do throughout the day to improve different aspects of the park. Here’s what each…Read More »
The scorching June heat didn’t deter volunteers from making a beautiful Kitchen Garden at the local nature reserve.
Employees from regeneration business, Peel L&P, took part in a special volunteering day to mark World Environment Day.
On a crisp sunny day at Trafford Ecology Park a group of volunteers from Yokogawa, a manufacturing firm based in Runcorn, helped to transform a section of the park’s overgrowth near the Meeting Place into a habitable area for both the wildlife and the parks visitors. Dead Hedges The project for the Yokogawa employees was…Read More »
A group of volunteers from the University of Manchester braved the wind and rain last week to help improve the ecosystem of one of Trafford Ecology Park’s ponds, as part of the Natural Neighbourhoods project. Pond Management Left unmanaged, ponds will slowly dry out and lose their biodiversity benefits. However by carrying out simple maintenance,…Read More »
Employees from Groundwork Greater Manchester came together on the 25th September to help spruce up Trafford Ecology Park. Stepping away from their usual roles which include supporting people into employment, helping people stay warm and making businesses be more efficient the team of over 50 got stuck into a range of tasks which included: Filling a skip…Read More »
This September over 80 PwC employees descended on Trafford Ecology Park ready for a day of volunteering and team building. The park and group divided into 4 and the adventure began when the volunteers had to navigate to their zones supplied only with a map. Once there each team undertook a range of tasks, including:…Read More »
Employees from regeneration business Peel L&P teamed up with Groundwork Greater Manchester to tidy up Trafford Ecology Park this month and make way for a new education centre to open. 10 volunteers from the Peel Dome office at the intu Trafford Centre picked up their tools to clear overgrown areas ready for a new outdoor…Read More »
Last October eighteen employees from Highways England, North West division, volunteered to help maintain Trafford Ecology Park as one of their corporate social responsibly action days. Employee volunteering is an important activity here at Trafford Ecology Park; ensuring that the park is well maintained for both wildlife and park visitors. The Ecology Park is a…Read More »