Backwell Environment Trust

...15 years of conservation, protection, improvement...

A Selection of Past Events and Activities

BET organises several events each year aimed at encouraging visitors of all ages to come and enjoy different aspects of our beautiful woodland reserves.

Have a look below at some of the great events we have run previously......

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Warrener's Cottage excavation and the 700th Anniversary of the Warren

The rabbit warren on Backwell Hill was established 700 years ago. BET volunteers have started an exciting project to excavate the remains of the Warrener's Cottage.

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Summer Walk - July 2017

On 8th July, David Jones led a jolly walk between the beautiful reserves of BET, Backwell, and Trendlewood Park, Nailsea.

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Moth Trapping - June 2017

On 14/15th June, Higgy ran a moth trapping and indentification session for BET.

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Gardening for Wildlife - Nov 2016

At our AGM, Higgy gave a wonderful illustrated talk on how he has transformed his garden into a wildlife paradise.

 Tree Walk - October 2015

Tree walk introOn Sunday 4th October, more than 25 BET members enjoyed an information-packed guided walk around our woodland reserves, led by Bristol naturalist Richard Bland, one of the highly popular experts at our Bioblitz.

Walling - Summer 2015

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This summer, BET's amazing volunteers rebuilt the old dry stone wall at the top of Jubilee Stone Wood. See how the old ruined wall was lovingly restored!

BET's Big Wildlife Event - June 2015

BET's family wildlife event and Bioblitz to celebrate our first ten years was a fantastic success and enjoyed by over 200 visitors!

 

 Read more:  Wildlife Event - June 2015

Winter Walk - February 2015

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BET members enjoyed a scenic hike from Backwell to NT Tyntesfield, passing by the impressive Victorian bathing pool.

Opening Celebrations - Autumn 2014

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In October 2014, BET Members joined in celebrating the completion of two big projects by our volunteers over the past two years. This event marked the opening of our wonderful new 'Geology Trail' and the fantastic refurbished BET 'Cabin'.

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