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Come and celebrate a successful year for Somerset Wildlife Trust at our AGM and Members' Day

Saturday 3rd November 2018, Cheese and Grain, Justice Lane, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE

agmAGM, 11am -1pm, (Free, booking required)

During the morning’s free AGM CEO Simon Nash, Chair Patricia Stainton and Treasurer John Scotford will tell you all about the work we have completed in the last year across the county, and give you an insight of the year going forwards. You will have the opportunity to ask questions to the CEO and Council. The AGM is free to all members of Somerset Wildlife Trust and we would love for you to join us for the Members’ Day event in the afternoon (details below). Both events are exclusive to our members and are a great opportunity to meet other wildlife supporters and the trustees, staff and volunteers of the Trust.


Click here to book your place at the AGM or phone 01823 652429.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 54th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST will be held at The Cheese and Grain, Justice Lane, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 11:00am.

The meeting will include the presentation and adoption of the Annual Report and Accounts, the election of Trustees and the appointment of Auditors.

Nominations for election to Council should reach the Chief Executive at the Trust’s Taunton office by midday on 31st July 2018 and must:

  • be signed by a member of the Trust entitled to vote at the AGM;
  • state the member’s intention to propose the appointment of a person as a Trustee;
  • contain the details that, if the person were to be appointed, the Charity would have to file at Companies House; and
  • be signed by the person who is proposed, showing his or her willingness to be appointed

Detailed information about the role and responsibilities of Trustees is available, on request, from the Chief Executive.

A full agenda, list of nominees and instructions for proxy and postal voting will be included in the Autumn/Winter 2018 issue of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Members’ Magazine; Somerset Wildlife, to be published by 4 October 2018.

A copy of the full Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 will be available from 25 September 2018 on this web page or on request from the Trust’s Taunton office


Simon Nash Chief Executive April 2018

Somerset Wildlife Trust, 34 Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AW

Members’ Day Event, 1pm - 4pm, ( £10 per person, booking required)Somerset Levels - Feb 2014

This year our Members' Day Event will focus on how climate change will impact wildlife in Somerset.

Within the last 10 years several new and exciting species like Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, and Black-crowned Night Heron have arrived and bred in Somerset. The distribution of these species is progressively creeping northwards as our climate gradually changes. Climate change is widely considered to be one of the greatest long-term threats to nature globally, so in what other ways will climate change impact Somerset and its wildlife? What gains and losses may result and what can, or should, we be doing now to prepare for this?

We will be joined by a panel of conservation and climate change experts to debate everything from species distribution patterns and pioneer species, to the likely impact of climate change on key habitats like the Somerset Levels and coast.

Guests speakers will be confirmed on this webpage in advance of the meeting.

The event will start at 1.00pm with a buffet lunch, the talk follows at 2pm and the day will conclude at 4pm with tea and cake. The price for the afternoon event and refreshments is £10.00 per person.

Click here to book your place at the Members’ Day Event or phone 01823 652429.

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We look forward to welcoming members old and new to the 2018 AGM and Members' Event in November