COVID-19 outbreak: Government advice issued 2020-03-16 indicates that all unnecessary travel and social gatherings should be avoided.

Therefore until further notice we will be cancelling tasks on a rolling basis, 3-4 weeks ahead of the date of the task. Some clients may also cancel tasks according to their own polices. You may still book uncancelled tasks but it is likely that many of these tasks will be cancelled. When the advice on social distancing changes we will restart our task program.

Any cancellations will be announced on the task list page and by contacting any volunteers who have booked. You can read more about our response to the COVID-19 outbreak here

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The Lothians Conservation Volunteers carry out practical nature conservation work every weekend in and around Edinburgh and the Lothians for the benefit of wildlife, people and the environment.

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Wed, 18, March 2020
Coordinator's Comments

We are completing another successful season of LCV tasks where we visited a variety of established and new sites. We are due to start a new season soon but with the COVID-19 outbreak this has been delayed in accordance with government advice. Please check the website for updates.

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Tue, 17, March 2020
COVID-19 - Likely effects on LCV's task programme

In line with government advice published on 2020-03-16 to avoid any unecessary travel and social gatherings we are now cancelling tasks in our programme 3-4 weeks ahead of the date of the task.

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Mon, 16, March 2020
LCV residential at Carsegowan Moss

Eight of us left Edinburgh on Friday afternoon destined for a weekend of bog conservation. We eyed the weather forecast apprehensively: high-velocity sleet anyone?

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