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Fern’s little update

- Now 3 months into her placement

Katy Coate

Posted by Katy Coate on 18 September 2017

Fern’s little update I have already received a well-rounded experience during my time with the AONB and I have continued to have an involvement in a variety of projects and events led by different members of the AONB team.

I have been able to continue my involvement in lots of events to do with the Nature and Wellbeing project, getting families and individuals out into the countryside and help them to engage with nature. I have also been able to get involved with landscape planning work being carried out on the hills, looking at the impacts people and infrastructure are having on the AONB and surrounding landscape.

Also I have been able to attend various training courses, such as the LANTRA brush cutter course and also various wildlife identification days.

Image - Fern assisting with the Kilve Beach Clean with the QCV 

During Outstanding Week, I will be partaking in a botanical ID day lead by Plant Life. This day has been arranged for all the volunteer rangers and is a good opportunity for them to learn more about what is around them and the natural beauty they are helping to conserve through their hard work and commitment.               


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