Monthly Archives: February 2014

National Astronomy Week

  National Astronomy week is Feb 26th – March 8th – get involved on Friday 7th March. The Space Odyssey Mobile Planetarium is at Hutton, Weston super Mare. Full details and booking form on Events page. All income from this … Continue reading

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Newsletter February 2014

Newsletter February 2014 (PDF Download 360KB)

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Stargazing Whatever the Weather

On Friday 7 March astronomer Simon Ould will be running 3 guided stargazing sessions at Hutton Village Hall, near Weston-super-Mare as part of National Astronomy Week. Organised by the Mendip Hills AONB Unit, each session includes a 45-minute tour of … Continue reading

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Look at Lichens

Free event in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Lichens, what exactly are they? On Saturday March 1st from 1-3.30pm come along and join in the search for the amazing variety of shapes, colours and sizes of … Continue reading

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What a lot of nuts!

Last week 7 hardy souls braved the wet and windy weather to look for nuts up on Burrington Ham. Why? You ask, well the People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) runs a project called the Great Nut Hunt; where everyday … Continue reading

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Look at the Stars

On Friday 7 March astronomer Simon Ould will be running 3 guided stargazing sessions at Hutton Village Hall, near Weston-super-Mare as part of National Astronomy Week. Organised by the Mendip Hills AONB Unit, each session includes a 45-minute tour of … Continue reading

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Young Rangers January 2014

In January, the Mendip Hills AONB Young Rangers met at the Charterhouse Centre. We were given garden cutting tools before we walked down to the lead flues on Blackmoor Reserve. We cut back the vegetation that was overtaking the flues, … Continue reading

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