Please take a look at Mendip Wildlife Links events below, or you can download the full programme.
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Discover the wildlife and plants of Whatcombe Fields whilst helping to compile a list of the species that the Fields support, to help shape ongoing management. Joint event with SOS Frome.
Help get the thistles at Whatcombe Fields under control – many hands make light work! Come along for half an hour, half a day or however long you want – it’s great exercise and very rewarding. Gloves and motivational biscuits will be provided on this joint event with SOS Frome.
Sharpen your nocturnal senses on a wildlife-rich, night-time ramble across the Mendip landscape with nature and astronomy expert and broadcaster Chris Sperring MBE, looking for owls, glow worms, nightjars and stars.
Join us and the owners of the wonderful site for a wander around Eley's Fields Private Nature Reserve, at a time when the orchids and wildflowers are at their most spectacular.
Learn to 'fly like a wild goose' and other simple Tai Chi movements in our stunning Edford Meadows Nature reserve. This relaxing form of gentle exercise is suitable for all ages and abilities, with instruction provided by Beth Woodburn from Tai Chi for Health
Get to know the wildflowers, bumblebees and butterflies at these beautiful meadows with help from Somerset Wildlife Trust's Pippa Rayner.
Discover the 'small wonders' (including insects, galls, fungi, lichens, mosses and ferns) that local wildlife enthusiasts Veryan and Andy Conn will share with you in Coleford's meadows and woodlands.
Join us for an evening walk around Vallis Vale SSSI to listen and look out for bats, including rare Greater and Lesser Horseshoe bats. Led by Adel Avery from the Somerset Bats Group.
Get fit whilst helping wildlife by clearing scrub and cherry laurel that is encroaching into rare limestone grassland and woodland. Led by Simon Wiltshire, Biodiversity Advisor for Aggregate Industries.
Help us manage Asham Wood, Mendip's largest and most biodiverse ancient woodland, with support from the owners of the site, Hanson UK. Training will be provided by local coppicer, Harry Samuel.
The SWT East Mendip area group also run a fascinating range of events throughout the year - please see below:
A perfect Summer activity! The West Mendip Watch club will be putting on their wellies and heading to Brean to explore the rock pools of Somerset’s beautiful coast.
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The Mendip Wildlife Links project is working throughout East Mendip to restore habitats and engage people with the fantastic wildlife of the area. Mendip Wildlife Links is funded through an agreement between Aggregate Industries UK Limited and Somerset County Council through the Torr Works Environmental Enhancement Fund.