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Wildlife Skills Trainee Scheme 


Untitled design (35)Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund we are running a traineeship for two keen conservationists to gain skills in practical reserves manangement and community engagement. 

Hear from one of our current Wild Paths Trainees, Steve Naylor as he tells us all about his traineeship  

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Wildlife Trainees from 2016 - 2017 

Previously a similar programme called Wildlife Skills ran from 2014 and 2017, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and aspiring conservationists came to Somerset Wildlife Trust to benefit the county's community and wildlife and gain the skills they needed to get a job in the conservation sector - you can see our trainees from 2016-2017 below and what they got up to during the programme.  

Adam Llewellyn

Practical Conservation Trainee 

Freya Morgan

Community Engagement Trainee, 

Phil Freya

Find out about Adam's experience here.

Find out about Freya's experience here.


Phil Bruss

Practical Conservation Trainee

Stephanie Wheeler

Community Engagement Trainee



Find out about Phil's experience here. Find out about Steph's experience here.


For more information on our previous Wildlife Trainees, click here.