More than 100 people attend YACWAG’s 20th anniversary event

PUBLISHED: 14:07 13 May 2019

YACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday.	Picture: YACWAG/Faith Moulin

YACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: YACWAG/Faith Moulin

YACWAG/Faith Moulin

Families enjoyed fun activities while learning about nature at Yatton and Congresbury Wildlife Action Group’s (YACWAG) Stowey Reserve event.

YACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday.	Picture: YACWAG/Faith MoulinYACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: YACWAG/Faith Moulin

It marked the 20th anniversary of the charity's conservation efforts in the district, where more than 100 people turned out to take part.

Youngsters got a close look at water wildlife, dissected owl pellets and created sculptures from the bones of voles, mice and shrews to take home as a souvenir.

Others made badges from natural materials at the Nature As Your Neighbour gathering on Bank Holiday Monday.

Chariman of YACWAG Tony Moulin said: "It was a brilliant day and we were so pleased to see so many young faces eager to learn about their natural environment.

YACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday.	Picture: YACWAG/Faith MoulinYACWAG’s Stowey Reserve event on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: YACWAG/Faith Moulin

"This event coincided with the world's leading scientists' report on biodiversity loss.

"Our charity is able to demonstrate small groups can make a difference."


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