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During 2Local companies lend a hand to create the perfect piece of wildlife space and local charity and school benefit as a result.

BFH Textured LargeSomerset Wildlife Trust has been selected as one of three Taunton-based community projects to receive a share of £30,000 as part of supermarket Tesco's Bags of Help initiative (www.tesco/bagsofhelp), which awards grants raised from the 5p carrier bag charge, which are then administered by environmental improvement charity, Groundwork.

Reserves Fund - SmallToday marks the launch of a new initiative created by Somerset Wildlife Trust which aims to deliver the necessary funds to safeguard the future of the county’s most precious wild places, and secure critical investment for the longer term protection of vulnerable iconic species and their fragile habitats in the face of the increasing impact of climate change. 

hills to levels logoThe Hills to Levels Partnership, with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, launches their community engagement programme in March. Through a programme of free events, local people are invited to share their views on what makes the Somerset Levels special.

Liquorice Piercer Moth credit Oliver WadsworthButterfly Conservation (BC) is calling on wildlife enthusiasts around Somerset’s Polden Hills to help stop the decline of a beautiful moth by planting Wild Liquorice seeds on a nature reserve.