Bourne Conservation Group

Conservation of local environment work - DofE 14+



We meet for monthly volunteer work sessions on a Sunday between 10am and 1pm, as well as mid week sessions.

We have a number of projects within the Bourne area of Farnham and keen for volunteers who enjoy the outdoors to join our friendly group.  We aim to improve the local environment for residents and wildlife.  No specific skills are required, and advice and training would be given where required.

We welcome all ages, including Duke of Edinburgh volunteers aged 14 and over.

Projects include:

  • Maintenance of public footpaths
  • Planting at the Bourne Crossroads
  • Maintenance of the Old Churchyard and the Middle Bourne Lane Community Gardens
  • Woodland management
  • Bourne Stream clearance

Our Members enjoy:

  • being in the fresh air
  • having some exercise
  • meeting new people
  • the tea breaks!

Press the Sign up button if you are interested in volunteering.


Mission Statement

The Bourne Conservation Group is a friendly group of volunteers that enjoy working together in the fresh air to improve the local environment.  The aim of the Group is to improve The Bourne area of South Farnham by maintaining and enhancing its landscape and biodiversity with due regard to its historical associations.

Membership is open to all and consists of men and women from many walks of life.  There are a wide range of tasks to be undertaken and this provides interest and enjoyment for a spread of knowledge, aptitudes and physical abilities.

Projects we are involved in include:

Improvement of Bourne Crossroads embankment and flower bed

Improvement of the Bourne Gateway - spring bulbs on the A287 & Ridgeway School planting

Woodland Management in association with Waverley District Council and the private landowner of Sable Wood

Middle Bourne Lane Community Wildlife Garden

The Old Churchyard

Public Footpath maintenance

The Bourne Stream project

Bourne Beautification in association with The Bourne Residents Association

Historical Projects