Take a look at our event listings below. If you would like to know anymore information, please email:
Practice your bird and wildflower identification skills on a walk through Somerset Wildlife Trust's Harridge Wood Nature Reserve with professional ecologist and Wildlife enthusiast Eve Tigwell.
Help us celebrate this beautiful ancient woodland. We're running sessions in woodland crafts, bird calls, Tai Chi, nature discovery, charcoal making and much more! With support from the Hanson in the Community Fund.
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.
The SWT East Mendip area group also run a fascinating range of events throughout the year - please see below:
Come and join us for a walk in Long Wood, one of the Somerset Wildlife Trusts oldest reserves and witness the incredible carpert of bluebells that can be found there this time of year. Plus, if there's time, we will see how the trees we planted at Black Rock are growing.
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.