SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST LAUNCHES ‘SAVING SOMERSET’S BATS’ APPEAL

Daubenton’s Bat © Nick Tomlinson

To support its on the ground efforts to secure the future of the county’s bats, Somerset Wildlife Trust is pleased to launch Saving Somerset’s Bats – an urgent appeal to raise £30,000 to strengthen habitats in three key areas in the county which support important bat populations – in particular several rarer species that we stand to lose in Somerset entirely unless action is taken now. Full story: Read more

SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A BUZZ AROUND BEES

Since the 1930s in the UK we’ve lost 97% of our wildflower meadows, and with them our critical pollinators such as bees and butterflies. To help reverse this decline, and to support the creation of a beautiful expanse of meadow to support Somerset’s bees and butterflies, Somerset Wildlife Trust has created the Perrymead Wildflower Project – which aims to harvest seed from flower rich areas and sow it on species poor areas to create enriched habitats to support more pollinators. Full story: Read more

SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST SECURES FUNDING FROM TESCO’S BAGS OF HELP INITIATIVE BUT NEEDS HELP FROM PUBLIC TO RECEIVE THE MAXIMUM AWARD

Somerset Wildlife Trust has been selected as one of three charities in Somerset to benefit from Tesco’s community fundraising initiative ‘Tesco’s Bags of Help’, which awards grants raised from the 5p carrier bag charge to fund local community projects across the county Somerset Wildlife Trust is asking Tesco shoppers on Somerset’s coast to use the store’s token voting scheme to help it secure the maximum amount of £4000 to support its Brilliant Coast project, which ensures that Somerset’s coastal wildlife has a healthy future. Full story: Read more