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A Baseline Ecological Study of FoQ Land

A Baseline Ecological Study of FoQ Land

Louis Pearson, a professional ecologist living in Nether Stowey, first suggested the idea of carrying out an ecological baseline study of the Friends of Quantock (FoQ) landholdings last year. We are delighted that we are now able to publish his full Report. The study is will form a reference point against which any changes to the plant cover and habitat can [...] Read more

Friends of Quantock Events for 2019

Friends of Quantock Events for 2019

EVENTS 2019 - Programme summary Wed. 20 March - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Crowcombe Village Hall, Crowcombe. 7 p.m. Complimentary glass of wine and nibbles. 7.30 p.m. Annual General Meeting, followed by “The Wildlife of Halsway Hill & Over Stowey Custom Common” - a presentation by Louis Pearson, Ecologist. Sat. 4 May - Guided Wildlife Walk This will be a [...] Read more

The 2019 Friends of Quantock AGM, Wed 20th March

The 2019 Friends of Quantock AGM, Wed 20th March

To tempt you to attend the FoQ AGM at Crowcombe Village Hall there will not only be wine and small-eats at 7:00pm but a talk by the wonderful local professional ecologist Louis Pearson on the fauna and flora of the Friends of Quantock's own land, Over Stowey Customs Common and Halsway Hill. There will be a quick AGM at 7:30 and then we will sit back and [...] Read more

The 2019 Newsletter

The 2019 Newsletter

The wonderful FoQ magazine is dropping onto doormats this week. It is full of news, Quantock ecology and archaeology, local history and information. It's worth joining Friends of Quantock just for this! Contents: 2018 Trustees’ Report and Annual Review Quick Quantock Quiz Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme update Quantock AONB Heritage Monuments Baseline [...] Read more