Somerset and Bristol branch

Mount Fancy Reserve

Species to look out for


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Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol

Butterfly Walks booklet This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.

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Somerset And Bristol: Work Party

Sunday 6th November 2016: 10am

The Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers have arranged a work party at the Somerset and Bristol Branch's newest reserve, Westbury Beacon, near Rodney Stoke. The main task is to clear gorse, brackden and bramble and open up the transect route...

Somerset And Bristol: Work Party

Wednesday 16th November 2016, 9.30am-3pm

Come along for all or part of the day to help the Somerset & Bristol Branch and the Neroche Conservation Volunteers manage this fantastic reserve just south of Taunton...

Somerset And Bristol: Work Party

Sunday 15th January 2017, 10.30am-4pm

Join the Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers on the Somerset and Bristol Branch's Stoke Camp reserve, north of Rodney Stoke. We will be removing gorse, bracken and bramble...

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