Monthly Archives: November 2012

Newsletter November 2012

Newsletter November 2012

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Advanced Young Rangers NOV2012

This month the AONB Advanced Young Rangers joined forces with staff and volunteers from the National Trust, Somerset Wildlife Trust and Butterfly Conservation for a scrub clearing task at Collard Hill near Street.  The aim for the day was to … Continue reading

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Grants Awarded

The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has awarded its final 2012/13 SDF grants to 4 local projects. Wells and Mendip Museum has been offered a grant of £4000 towards costs of a permanent exhibition on cave exploration … Continue reading

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Ranger News OCT2012

I have been to all sites this month, which makes a change. The ditch round the picnic area has been cleared up at Deer Leap and looks good, my mushrooming hasn’t been very plentiful this year, not out early enough … Continue reading

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Young Rangers OCT2012

 This month the AONB Young Rangers began working towards the John Muir Discovery Award – an environmental award scheme focused on wild places.  To get things started the Young Rangers worked in four small groups each making a poster to … Continue reading

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Quarry Faces

Saturday 8th December 2.30-4.30pm The Quarry Faces project is to hold one of its popular “Talking Tea Shop” events at the Wells and Mendip Museum on 8th December between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. The event is being held in conjunction with the project’s exhibition … Continue reading

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