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Somerset Wildlife Trust has issued an immediate warning on species in the county which could become extinct. It comes in the wake of a worrying publication released this week - the State of Nature 2016 Report, put together by more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations.

large-blue cpt Keith WarmingtonThe large blue butterfly which became extinct in Britain in the 1970s is finally thriving again following decades of conservation efforts. Although overall butterfly numbers have slumped across the country this year because of the wet weather, the Large Blue has bucked the trend with the highest numbers seen for at least 80 years.

Bittern3 cpt Tim StentonFind out about how the Bittern has come back with a boom 

Seal Pup_Lara HoweRead about how we are protecting Somerset's coast - and how you can too! 

Edible crab Porlock Weir Nigel PhillipsFind out how we are helping families get outdoors to explore nature in their neighbourhood and local natural spaces, and why engaging with nature is good for children’s health and wellbeing