National Meadows Day - Saturday 1st July

Home » News » Latest News » National Meadows Day 1st July
Grass vetching and Goats-beard
Marbled White Butterfly
Pyramidal Orchid

To mark National Meadows Day (Sat 1st July), Curry Rivel Wildlife Survey Group invites you to visit our own local meadows located in Holdens Way for a guided walk.
Eastfield Community Meadow and Batty Piece, a private nature reserve and wild flower meadow.

Car parking by Westfield Recreation Field.
Contact us for details of guided walks between 2pm and 5pm, Sat 1st July 2017
Please contact me for alternative arrangements

Contact David German 01458 259688 or email at davidgerman555@gmail.com

"Meadows, once a feature of every parish in Somerset are now an increasingly fragile part of our national heritage but all is not lost. National Meadows Day is the perfect way to explore and enjoy the flowers and wildlife of Somerset's magnificent meadows and understand their special place in our shared social and cultural history.
"Beyond being a quintessential sight of summer, meadows' value to our wildlife cannot be overstated -- a single healthy meadow can be home to over 80 species of wild flowers, such as cuckoo flower, yellow rattle, orchids, knapweed and scabious, compared to most modern agricultural pasture which typically supports under a dozen species."

Claire Parton, 'Save Our Magnificent Meadows' Project Manager for Somerset Wildlife Trust

More news from Curry Rivel

Curry Rivel Somerset
: Sat 19 Aug 12:54pm

The Burton Pynsent Monument Open Day has been blessed with great weather, remember it's open until...

countryside code
TG: Sat 19 Aug 9:29am

There is an official "Countryside Code" Unfortunately, it is written with a "Health and Safety" mentality i.e. with a belief that you have to cover all eventualities on the basis that people are totally stupid. It is rather patronising and what are you supposed to do with it? Memorise it? Carry a card with you at all times and refer to it regularly? Ridiculous of course. ...

Sedgemoor Gardens Club
: Sat 19 Aug 7:54am

Sedgemoor Gardens Club starts its new year in September, with a brief AGM followed by a talk on the History of Kelways on Tuesday, September 12th 2017. Meeting at 7pm for 7.30pm in All Saints Hall, Langport and the evening includes competitions and refreshments as well as the talk. Visit www.sedgemoorgardens.simplesite.com for the...