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A June Wildflower Meadow

It’s June! – Find out what to look out for this month . . . chicks, dragonflies and more. Our next wildlife counts are on 19 June (evening) and 23 June (morning). Click link below to find out more . . .

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What to look out for this month

JUNE – what to look out for

June is the month when the meadows and verges are full of flowers and the breeding season for the birds is in full swing. The emergence of butterflies, damselflies and dragonflies, which has been a bit slow in… Read More


Wildlife Counts

Both the Warden and the Friends carry out wildlife counts. You need to know what wildlife is visiting the reserve so you can manage the land effectively. These counts also feed into national wildlife records. There are at least two counts per month. You can read more about the Friends’ wildlife counts and download a spotting card on our Wildlife Monitoring page.

Next “Friends” count:

  •  Wednesday evening 19 June 6.30 pm  
  •  Sunday morning 23 June 7.00 am  

Anyone is welcome to join us but we recommend that you contact us to confirm time and meeting place contact us. Whatever your experience this is a great opportunity to learn about the wildlife.

Helping the warden

The reserve is managed by North Somerset Council. The Council employs a warden who is responsible for maintaining the nature reserve and with so much to do he needs volunteers. The meeting place is normally Wharf Lane car park (BS20 7TD). Tools, gloves and refreshments will be provided.

The next Volunteer Community Work Session To be advised .

PS You can get in touch with the warden via their Facebook page at Portbury Wharf Community Volunteers.


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Currently working on the Dragonfly and Damselfly section . . .

Portbury Wharf’s Roe Deer added in April