Monthly Archives: February 2013

Newsletter February 2013

Newsletter February 2013 (PDF download 290KB)

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Young Rangers February 2013

This month’s activity saw the Young Rangers take part in a conservation task with the Somerset Wildlife Trust at the Edford Meadows Nature Reserve.  Reserve Manager Neil Watson explained how sympathetic management of these hay meadows, over many years, has … Continue reading

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Agricultural Buildings Design

Agricultural Building Design Guidelines for the Mendip Hills AONB The Mendip Hills AONB Partnership has revised the Guidelines to bring them up to date with changes to the planning system. As well as advice on siting of buildings and building … Continue reading

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Newsletter January 2013

Newsletter January 2013 (PDF download 198KB)

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Greentraveller’s Guide

Green holidays website Greentraveller.co.uk and the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have published an online guide to show visitors how to make the most of the areain a way that has a low impact on the environment … Continue reading

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Young Rangers January 2013

This month the Young Rangers had the chance to explore Cheddar Gorge both above and below ground.  National Trust Ranger Hayley Dorrington met the group and explained how the task for the day was clearing scrub from the slopes of … Continue reading

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Advanced YRs February 2013

This month the AONB Advanced Young Rangers were involved in two different conservation projects.  The day began with hedge planting for the Avon Wildlife Trust at Stowey.  This project is creating a new hedgerow alongside a public footpath to create … Continue reading

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Ranger News January 2013

Quite brief this month. Sunny morning at Blackmoor Reserve at the beginning of the month, where I met a couple from Nailsea, walking from Blagdon trying to find least muddy paths, not doing too badly!  Had a good morning at … Continue reading

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