SEDGEMOOR District Council is on the search for volunteers to help out at Berrow Dunes Local Nature Reserve this month.

The volunteers will be clearing away sea-buckthorn scrub and planting native shrubs on January 26 between 10.30am and 3.30pm.

A council spokesperson, said: “Berrow Dunes has long been recognised as an important area for nature conservation.

“The local nature reserve, owned and managed by Sedgemoor District Council is included within the Berrow Dunes Site of Special Scientific Interest.

“The site supports one of the most diverse floras in Somerset, with at least 270 species of flowering plants being recorded in this area.

“Anyone wishing to help out should meet at the Local Nature Reserve car park. Please wear appropriate clothing, footwear and gloves.”

For details contact Sedgemoor District Council's Landscape Officer on 0300 3037800.