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Save our Magnificent Meadows volunteering 


Magnificent meadowsLove meadows? Have some time to spare and a willingness to get involved? Then this might be for you…

There a serveral ways to get involves in the Save our Magnificent Meadows project. Here are the current opportunities:

  • Conservation volunteer group
  • Survey volunteering 
  • Events help
  • Parish meadows


Conservation volunteer group

The Magnificent Meadow Conservation Volunteers will undertake conservation tasks throughout the Mendip Hills. Tasks include wildflower seed harvesting, ragwort pulling, dry-stone walling, tackling bracken, clearing scrub and surveying fauna and flora. All the tasks will play an important role in helping to maintain or restore species-rich grasslands, so your help will really make a difference to these fantastic wildflower habitats!

The group meets on the first Thursday of the month throughout the year, download the work programme to find out more

Spring - summer work programme (April - September 2016)

Please complete the contact form below for more details or to book a place.

Events help

Throughout the project we will be running a wide range of events around the Mendip Hills. Events will include agricultural shows, various farmers markets and meadow open days on our nature reserves. If you can spare a few hours to help set up on the day or talk to the public about meadows then we would love to hear from you.

Please complete the contact form below for more details.

Parish Meadows

Do you live in the parishes of:

  • Priddy / Chewton Mendip
  • Stoke St Michael / Leigh on Mendip
  • Frome

Please complete the contact form below to find out how you can get involved with conserving meadows in your community.

Contact Form

Please fill in your details below and we will contact you as soon as possible

 Please tell us which of the above activities you are interested in helping us with. 
 Please tell us more about you and why you want to get involved in this project 
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When you have completed the form, please click the Send Details button ONCE to send


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