Monthly Archives: September 2015

First day for Young Rangers

Saturday 19th September marked the start of a new Young Ranger programme for 2015-2017 with get to know you games and team tasks before the Young Rangers went exploring our local Blackmoor Reserve. A great time was had by all … Continue reading

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Newsletter September 2015

Newsletter September 2015 (PDF download 730KB)

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Path repairs to protect Black Down

Path repairs to protect Black Down archaeology and heathland Work is underway to repair a badly eroded path and prevent damage to valuable archaeology and heathland on Black Down in the heart of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! Practical Conservation days

Mendip Rocks! Mendip Hills AONB Practical Conservation days As part of Mendip Rocks! Festival 2015, Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit is offering practical two rock related conservation volunteer task days. On Wednesday 7th October at Westbury … Continue reading

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Outstanding Week!

Outstanding Week 19th- 27th September – a wide range of activities in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty across the country. Here are the details of one of them taking place in the Mendip Hills AONB: Starfish Wednesday 23 September 10.00am … Continue reading

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Little Legs Needed!

Chew Valley Lake to the top of Knowle Hill – Welly Walk Sunday 20 September 10am-12pm As part of  Outstanding Week 19th- 27th September join the Mendip Hills AONB Volunteer Rangers for a 2 ½ mile walk from Chew Valley Lake to the top … Continue reading

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Cheddar Walking

Cheddar Walking – officially launched The official launch of Cheddar Walking took place Friday 4th September outside the National Trust shop and Tourist Information Centre in Cheddar Gorge. Following speeches from Huw Robson Cheddar Walking Chairman, Sam Philips Chairman Walkers … Continue reading

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Bats About Burrington

Bats About Burrington – Free event on Black Down in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) On Friday 11th September from 7.30pm -10.00pm come and discover the fascinating nocturnal world of Burrington Combe and Black Down. Join … Continue reading

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An Outstanding Week in September!

September has always been an outstanding month in our countryside with harvests being brought safely home, trees and meadows taking on their autumnal colours, skies offering a full palette of hues, musky bonfires lingering in the evening air and a … Continue reading

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