** SEASONAL TRACK TEMPORARILY CLOSED ** Welcome to October – Find out what to look out for this month . . . autumn can be a lovely time of year with lots going on . . . Our next wildlife count is on Sunday 27 October (7am) see more about what’s happening below . . .Please note that the Seasonal Track has been temporarily closed from Thursday 11 October, as it has become waterlogged due to the recent rain. If you are not sure which path we mean please click on MAP.
On this page (last updated 15 October):
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:
Anyone is welcome to join us whatever your level of experience. This is a great opportunity to learn about the wildlife and pick up spotting tips. Please contact us beforehand to confirm meeting place.
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) at 09:30. Tools, gloves and refreshments will be provided.
The next Volunteer Community Work Sessions:To be advised .
PS You can get in touch with the warden via Portbury Wharf Community Volunteers Facebook page.
To read about the pylon work project taking place on the nature reserve please see Hinkley Connection Project.
Here is the latest update:
Portbury Wharf Salt Marsh added 15 October 2019
Portbury Wharf Plants updated 10 October 2019
Ivy added September 2019
Hinkley Connection Project added September 2019
Nature Trails added September 2019
Please support us added September 2019
Dragonflies and Damselflies updated August 2019
Dragonfly Spotting Tips added July 2019
Dragonfly Survey added July 2019
Portbury Wharf’s Roe Deer added in April 2019
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