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Hedgeplanting at Southdown Farm

Date: Wednesday 27th of February 2019
Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Location: Southdown Farm, Beer

Event Description

Help plant 360 hedge plants on a hedge bank at this stunning coastal location. The new hedge will provide protection and a flight corridor for greater horseshoe bats, as well as a home for other wildlife.

Additional Information

The hedge planting is on a steep bank so you need to be physically fit to get involved.

Please bring a spade and wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear. The ground is quite stony and hard so if you have a planting bar/iron bar this will be helpful too!

Bring a flask with a hot drink and a packed lunch (or you can drive down to Beer Village to purchase food and drink).

View/print a poster for the event here –  Beer hedge planting event poster

Booking

To book your place, please email bats@devonwildlifetrust.org

Location of the Hedge Planting

Near Beer Head caravan park. Postcode: EX12 3AH, Grid ref: SY224887.

Follow the road south out of Beer towards Beer Head Caravan Park. Just past the farm, go over the cattle grid, then park in the layby on your right.

Useful links

Read our Hedges and Bats Management Guide

 

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