Caerlaverock NNR - Getting involved

Get involved as a volunteer at Caerlaverock NNR. There are also opportunities for outdoor learning.




In line with current guidance from the Scottish Government, all volunteering activity is suspended unless it can be done safely whilst at home.

If you already volunteer with us your Volunteer Supervisor will be in touch once volunteering can get going again.

We are not currently taking new volunteers.


Why not join us as a volunteer at Caerlaverock NNR?

There’s always a lot going on, and we would really value your help. You’ll get involved with a range of tasks – from practical estate management to survey and monitoring. If you live locally and would like to volunteer with us, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We’re currently looking for help with:

• a range of estate management work
• habitat and species monitoring and survey work

Find out how the role description fits with your skills, what’s involved, how much time it will take, and what training may be offered.

If you’re interested, please do get in touch. Where possible, we’ll amend the role to suit your availability.

Outdoor learning

We’re keen to see Caerlaverock NNR used for outdoor learning and will support visits whenever we can.

If you’re interested in bringing a school group to Caerlaverock, please contact the reserve manager.

The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust have a visitor centre and facilities next to the reserve. The centre can also support for educational visits.

Find out more on the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust website.

More information

Please contact our reserve manager for more information about volunteering or outdoor learning at Caerlaverock NNR.

Reserve manager: Suzanne McIntyre
Telephone: 01738 458678