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Experience nature and discover wildlife in a new way - have a go at sit spotting, otter tag and fox walking bushcraft techniques to improve your peripheral vision and stealth when wildlife watching, with this immersive workshop led by Andy Butterly.

Walk

Get fit whilst helping wildlife by clearing scrub and cherry laurel that is encroaching into rare limestone grassland and woodland.

Practical

This event is now FULLY BOOKED. Please check back for similar events in the future. Apologies for any disappointment.

Join us at Torr quarry in Downhead to learn this traditional craft with professional hedge layer Chris Claxton, and help us to restore an important wildlife habitat.

Practical

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.

Practical

Join us at Torr quarry in Downhead to learn this traditional craft with professional hedgelayer Chris Claxton, and help us to restore an important wildlife habitat. With support from the owners of the site, Aggregate Industries.

Practical

 

Join us at Torr quarry in Downhead to learn this traditional craft with professional hedgelayer Chris Claxton, and help us to restore an important wildlife habitat. With support from the owners of the site, Aggregate Industries.

Practical

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.

Practical

News

meadows pic6th July - Some of our best-loved wild flowers including wild strawberry, ragged robin and harebell are declining markedly as a result of the devastation of grasslands including our wildflower meadows - 97% of which have been eradicated since the 1930s, says Plantlife, Europe's largest charity dedicated to wildflowers and other flora.

MWL Logo RGB 72dpiMendip Wildlife Links will use nature to bring communities together and protect local wildlife

21st February - Somerset Wildlife Trust is pleased to launch a new phase of its work in East Mendip.  Building on the success of the work carried out over the last few years, Mendip Wildlife Links aims to connect communities, farmers and other landowners in the area to the wonderful habitats and wildlife found there, and inspire them to work together to secure a long term future for the county’s species.  The project will include an extensive event programme, offering all age groups the opportunity to participate in nature based activities whether practical volunteering, a health and wellbeing activity or a creative skills workshop.

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