Darlington Volunteering

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Tees Barrage Volunteering

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Key Contacts

Fancy doing an archaeological dig? Want to participate in wildlife recording? Find out how to get involved here.Read more

Fish for Tees

Physical improvements along the tributaries of the Tees to increase biodiversity and encourage greater public access and enjoyment in addition to an eel and elver monitoring programme and a young anglers pilot scheme.Read more

Coastal and Wading Birds

Delivery of site improvements for visiting and resident coastal and wading birds in addition to addressing issues of bird disturbance.Read more

Ufilms - River Tees Rediscovered

A short film made by Ufilms capturing a small part of the work River Tees Rediscovered does, but a large part of what we are all about. We really like it.Read more

Volunteer - Wings of the Tees

The Wings of the Tees project requires volunteers for a variety of different events. Anyone can help us with this project.Read more

The Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum is a purpose built museum located in Middlesbrough, adjacent to Albert Park.Read more


Saltholme, an RSPB nature reserve taking its name from a house set in the farmland of the area, is located a stone’s throw from the Transporter Bridge, on the north side of the River Tees.Read more

The Transporter Bridge

The Transporter Bridge was built in 1911, making it the longest operating bridge of its kind in the world.Read more

Rediscovering Skills

The scheme will provide opportunities in Environmental Conservation and will increase training opportunities in local heritage skills.Read more

Community ActiviTees

Fun, free and informative events and activities throughout the Tees Valley and Darlington focusing on our fantastic natural, built, and social heritage.Read more

Green Shoots

This project aims to increase and improve access and learning about the landscape and its heritage. The South Tees Green Shoots project will deliver well-planned and structured boundary treatments, linkages, interpretation, and informal recreation and seating areas.Read more

Teesdale Way and Heritage Trails

The Teesdale Way and Heritage Trails project provides the backbone to River Tees Rediscovered. The aim is to create a strong identity and continuity for this section of the Tees through joint working with local authorities, organisations and communities.Read more

North Tees Trail

The project is based on the creation of new access and improvements to existing rights of way. In addition, we will improve learning about the landscape and its heritage.Read more

Tees Heritage Park

The aims of this project are to increase access to the landscape and its heritage whilst also improving learning. The Tees Heritage Park comprises some 2000 acres of green spaces along the River Tees.Read more

Complementary ActiviTees

This project will increase community participation in local heritage through a variety of activities and events, linking the entire River Tees Rediscovered project together.Read more

Green ActiviTees

The Green ActiviTees project will aim to increase community participation in local heritage via a range of volunteering activities, hands-on sessions and family events.Read more

Community Archaeology

Community Archaeology will increase training opportunities in local heritage skills. Throughout the scheme area, local people will be introduced to the range of sources that are available for them to find out about their local heritage.Read more

Guided Walks

The wide range of guided walks that will be provided will cover the whole area of the River Tees Rediscovered partnership. They will provide access to local heritage and help to increase understanding of unique areas.Read more

Tees Cottage Pumping Station

The aim of this project is to improve the understanding of the heritage of Tees Cottage Pumping Station as well as improving the accessibility of the site to a wide-range of visitors, such as schools and the general public.Read more

River Lab

River Lab will work with local community groups and schools to explore the history of becks and smaller tributaries through practical sessions along the River Tees corridor. This will increase understanding of the river and help to improve the health of local becks.Read more

Redcar Wildlife

The Redcar Wildlife Project will bring physical improvements to brownfield and greenfield land in the shadow of the heavy industry of the area. Increasing access to, and learning about, the landscape and its heritage is vital to help understand the wildlife of the area.Read more

Honey Pots Educational Spaces

This project aims to engage people in the conservation of the wildlife heritage of the River Tees through physical improvements and conservation activities. It will focus on six nature reserves, although this can be extended depending on interest from partners. These will be located along the course of the River Tees in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar.Read more

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Volunteer- TCPS

Come and join the Friends of Tees Cottage Pumping Station in Darlington every Wednesday.Read more

Volunteer - HoneyPots

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Vision and aims

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Alien Invaders

The aim of this project is to train and equip volunteer groups to enable them to prevent and tackle Invasive Non Native Species (INNS) in their locality in the future.Read more

Spirit of Place

Spirit of Place celebrates the heritage of traditional crafts and skills inspired by, or created within, the unique landscape of the Tees Valley, such as pottery, dry-stone walling and many more. It will involve activities to increase participation in these crafts and skills.Read more

Wings of the Tees

Wings of the Tees will involve local communities in celebrating and learning about the winged wildlife of the River Tees (birds, bats, dragon and damselflies). This will be through surveys, habitat creation and other activities, which will improve the river corridor as an area for these species to inhabit.Read more

Rediscover the Teesdale Way

Come joins us in rediscovering the Teesdale Way through our guided walks programme.Read more

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