Wildlife Watch

Hello – what’s this then…

A brand new page. Dedicated to all you wildlife enthusiasts & experts in and around Frome.

Don’t mind if we do!

You might have noticed that we like our green spaces here in Frome – from parks to play spaces to natural riverside meadows.

We’re lucky to have a variety of types of green space in the town – and we tailor our management & maintenance techniques in these spaces to encourage biodiversity. By creating a variety of different and complementary habitats we help to support our wildlife & plantlife.

And hopefully this means there’s lots of interesting wildlife in and around Frome. Which is where you can get involved…

We’re going to use this page to keep a list of the interesting, exciting & rare wildlife you’ve ‘Spotted in Frome’

So send in details of what you’ve spotted, including where & when (date and time ideally)

If you managed to get a good photo that would be great too.

We’d also love to hear from you with your hints & tips for wildlife spotting.

From the practical – take a waterproof and a nice flask of tea – to the precise – if you suddenly & randomly see lots of birds fly away from a river then it might be because there’s an otter nearby!

Last of all here are some useful links to get you started…

Somerset Wildlife Trust

The Wildlife Trusts – Great places to see wildlife

The British Trust for Ornithology

Butterfly Conservation

and a few simple family friendly tree and wildlife Spotter Sheets to take with you around Frome’s Parks and Open Spaces (also available from the cafe at Victoria Park and the Discover Frome information centre)

Last updated 18 April 2016