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Taunton Wellbeing & Wildlife Gardening Group

Taunton Wellbeing & Wildlife Gardening Group

Organisation role · 0–2 hrs/month · Starting from 17 Jun 2024
34 Wellington Road, Taunton Deane, Taunton, TA1 5AW, United Kingdom
Animal welfareNature & sustainabilityCommunity & family
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Somerset Wildlife Trust
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Contact person

Hannah PaddisonAsk Hannah a question


Are you local to Taunton and have an interest in wildlife gardening and nature connection?

Detailed description

Upcoming sessions

All sessions run from 10:30am - 12:30pm. You do not have to join for the whole session, come for as long as you like!

  • Monday 17th June
  • Monday 15th July
  • Monday 19th August
  • Monday 16th September
  • Monday 21st October

What will the group get up to?

Tasks could include:

  • General garden maintenance, such as removal of bramble covering paths, pruning work and deadheading, in line with the management plan.
  • Improvement and maintenance of the pond; dig out and re-line.
  • Building and installation of mini-beast hotels, bird boxes and bat boxes.
  • Improve and maintain the compost heaps.
  • Wildlife recording and surveys.
  • Orchard tree care and harvesting.
  • A variety of nature connection activities.
  • Spend time with like-minded people and help to create a haven for wildlife!

Skills and ability needed:

None! A passion for nature is important, but you don’t have to be an expert.

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About Somerset Wildlife Trust

Somerset Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. We are a science-led movement focused on restoring habitats to support a wide range of wildlife and restore natural processes that are essential for healthy landscapes, and provide vital services such as clean air and water, food, carbon absorption and flood alleviation.