Discovery Day raises wildlife awareness
enthusiasts held a 'Dunes Discovery Day' at Berrow Nature Reserve
on Saturday (July 17th) to help raise awareness of the importance
of the land.
range of activities for all ages took place, including pond dipping,
moth identification, a plant hunt, sand craft, badge making and
a guided walk.
District Council, in partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust
and Berrow Conservation Group, organised the event.
Scott, from wildlife activities group Bugspace, who oversaw the
pond dipping, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a busy afternoon
with lots of interest. Several newts and bugs were found over
the course of the day - much to the interest of our visitors."
Dunes has one of the most diverse floras in Somerset, with at
least 270 species of flowering plant being recorded.