Shapwick News

  • Next volunteer work day at Shapwick Moor – Join Us! (1/25/2015) - Our next workday is this coming Saturday 31st Jan. Meet at the Shapwick Moor Reserve car park (TA7 9NW) at 10 a.m. Having spent a lot of time and effort recently removing vegetation from places that we don’t want it growing we will be planting new trees and hedging in places we do. Come and… Continue Reading
  • A beautiful new seat for visitors to Shapwick Moor – in memory of much missed Hilary Lapham (8/26/2014) - The ever-active volunteer group at Shapwick Moor spent a wonderful day erecting another seat at Shapwick Moor recently.  Sadly Hilary Lapham, a long-standing member of the Shapwick volunteer group, passed away in January and her husband, Keith (another long term volunteer) donated the seat as a lasting memory of Hilary.  Hilary actively supported the public… Continue Reading
  • Shapwick Moor becomes a Penal Colony – for a day! (6/9/2014) - On Tuesday  3rd  June,60 pupils from nearby St Benedict’s School in Glastonbury visited Shapwick Moor as part of their literacy studies.  They have been studying the book ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar in which pupils are made to dig holes to atone for their past poor behaviour.  The accompanying school staff took on the  role as… Continue Reading
  • Bumblebee Conservation Trust Lend Their Support to Shapwick Moor (4/16/2014) - The recently established margins will provide valuable areas for bumblebees (including the nationally scarce Shrill Carder bee which was recorded in the area for the first time in a decade in a field on the border of our reserve last year)to forage and locate nectar sources together with providing cover for small mammals to feed… Continue Reading
  • Donation of New Visitors’ Seat for Shapwick Moor from North Somerset Group (4/12/2014) - The North Somerset Group of the Hawk and Owl Trust has financed a new seat for visitors to Shapwick Moor The seat will be in memory of former Chairman Barbara Handley who was actively involved with the group until her sad death last year, and it will be positioned to look out over some of… Continue Reading

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