Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Events

We have loads of great wildlife events for adults, kids and families in Somerset. Hopefully the list below will give you lots of ideas for things to do, and give you more information about the interesting and fun activities you can take part in. Take a look at what's on below.

Trouble finding your way?

Because some of our events and things to do are held in the wilds of Somerset they include a grid reference as a meeting point - post codes are too imprecise. To see the location for the activity on a map go to Street Map and type in the grid reference (e.g. ST456437 no spaces.) If you zoom out you will first see the OS Explorer and Landranger maps which have more detail and then larger scale maps. Go to Street Map now.

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Saturday 11 February

A great opportunity to photograph see and learn more about thousands of wintering ducks, waders and other birds at RSPB Greylake.

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Sunday 26 February

Learn the rural skill of hedgelaying with Martyn Shire of the Somerset Hedge Group and Mark Green of Somerset Wildlife Trust.

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Tuesday 28 February

Steve Mewes, Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Policy and Campaigns Manager, will talk about the Hills to Levels project and what it has achieved and what the future holds for water management on the Levels.

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Wednesday 1 March

Paul Newman, member of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Reptiles & Amphibians Group. Want to increase wildlife interest in your garden? Have a pond!

We regret that this event has had to be cancelled, we appologise for any inconvenience caused.

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The project is aiming to restore 14 ponds as Great Crested Newt habitat by autumn 2017

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Tuesday 7 March

Talk about the diverse wildlife of Carymoor by Chief Executive Rupert Farthing.

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Sunday 12 March

Would you like to help restore coppicing management to an area of ancient woodland in East Mendip?

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We are looking for volunteers to help us manage our Asham wood, Mendip’s largest and most biodiverse ancient semi-natural woodland, with support from the owners of the site.

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Tuesday 14 March

Nick Tomlinson will talk about the achievements of the project and its legacy for wildlife and people around Taunton.

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PC Dave Pepper, Wildlife Crimes Ofcer gives a broad ranging talk covering the prevalence of wildlife crime in the county and the different forms that it can take.

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