February 4, 2009
Berrow dunes to be tidied
up by conservation volunteers
sand dunes will be tidied up by a group of conservation volunteers
later this month.
Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers will make their annual visit
to the nature reserve to plant marram and clear sea buckthorn
on February 22nd.
its introduction less than a century ago, the sea buckthorn has
spread over about half of the area, leading to the loss of much
of the grassland habitat.
reserve is owned and managed by Sedgemoor District Council and
is included within the Berrow Dunes Site of Special Scientific
who wants to take part in conservation events at Berrow Dunes
should contact the council's landscape officer on 0845 408 2540.