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Somerset Badger Group

Badger© Darin Smith

What Does the Group Do?

The Somerset Badger Group provides an advisory service, which is often followed by practical action to resolve badger related problems.

They assist the general public, land owners and farmers with badger related issues or difficulties and also record badger setts, road incident casualties and other items of interest.

How Can I Get Help?

The group have a 24/7 helpline, call 07850604585.

You can also email the group     

If you are a member of the public, or from an organisation, please contact the Badger Group using this 24/7 helpline.

What are Group's Aims?

The aims of the group are to promote and conserve badgers and other wildlife, and promote a tolerance and understanding of them through education and projects aimed at all sections of the community.

The group has close links to the Badger Trust and works with Somerset Wildlife Trust.

Getting Involved

The group has occasional events and other awareness raising activities. Members participate in national surveys and also carry out the group’s own systematic surveys.

How Can I Find Out More?

Contact Vanessa Mason at   or call 07850 604585. You can also visit their website

Badger ©  Darin Smith.