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A Tale of Two Otters

Dr Rob Williams will present an illustrated talk on otters, focusing on the Giant Otters of the Peruvian Amazon and the European Otters that live in Somerset. He will talk of their ecology, their relationship with man both historically and … Continue reading

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Wildlife Crime

PC Dave Pepper is a Wildlife Crimes Officer and will be giving the next talk to the Heart of the Levels group in the Parish Rooms Somerton at 7:30 on Tuesday 14 March. He will talk about the prevalence of … Continue reading

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Group Visit to RSPB Reserve at Greylake

On the first day that snow fell on the Levels, some of the Heart of the Levels group visited Greylake bird reserve, guided by Mark Pollock and assisted closely by the RSPB reserve staff and volunteers. An entertaining morning followed … Continue reading

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Lytes Cary

This talk is given by George Holmes from Lytes Cary on the tricky balance between running a National Trust property for the public and running a farm. The talk is held at the Parish Rooms in the centre of Somerton, starting … Continue reading

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An Evening with Mike Dilger follows the AGM

Saturday 19th November 2016, Queen’s College, Taunton This year we are delighted to welcome wildlife presenter, Mike Dilger, from the BBC’s ‘The One Show’.  Mike will be giving an interactive and illustrated talk entitled ‘The Trials & Tribulations of a … Continue reading

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Come and Feel the Sun

On Tuesday 8th November at 7:30pm, Roger Dickey will be giving a talk on the wildlife of Ascension Island at the Parish Rooms, Market Place, Somerton.  The talk will culminate with the work currently been done to secure a Marine … Continue reading

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A Naturalist’s Year – Les Cloutman

Les Cloutman is a familiar name amongst Somerset’s naturalists and combines his extensive knowledge of wildlife in the county with its folklore. He’s going to bring the two together for a talk to be held in the Parish Rooms on … Continue reading

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