guided wildlife walks to be held at Highbridge's Apex Park
free events are to be held at Highbridge's Apex Park this month
for local wildlife enthusiasts.
events are being organised by Sedgemoor District Council to encourage
new visitors to the award-winning park.
Thursday 16th May, a moth evening will take place, led by John
Bebbington of the Somerset Moth Group.
a talk on 'how butterflies and moths use colour', he will lead
a night-walk around the park to see what moths can be found.
event will start at 8.30pm at the Information Centre in the Apex
shoes or boots plus clothing appropriate for the weather should
be worn, and bringing a torch is advised. Visitors will be welcome
to leave whenever they wish, but the event may continue as late
Saturday 18th May a free family-friendly guided walk, led by members
of the Somerset Ornithological Society, will be held. The walk
will look at the varied range of birds that can be seen in the
different habitats of the park.
will start at 10am at the Apex Park Information Centre. Visitors
should bring walking shoes/boots and clothing appropriate for
the weather plus binoculars or a telescope if you have them.
further details of either event, contact Sedgemoor District Council's
Ecologist, Pete Grainger, on 01278 435381.