Somerset Wildlife Trust carried out work to improve its Dommett Wood nature reserve for dormice. This involved thinning the woodland and removing non-native species to encourage a more diverse understorey of native species to develop – the most important habitat type for dormice. The work quickly paid off, with three dormice being spotted while improvements […]

About the Community Project:

Somerset Wildlife Trust carried out work to improve its Dommett Wood nature reserve for dormice. This involved thinning the woodland and removing non-native species to encourage a more diverse understorey of native species to develop – the most important habitat type for dormice. The work quickly paid off, with three dormice being spotted while improvements were being made!

This project was supported by the Blackdown Hills Challenge Fund.

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