What we do Conservation competitions County Competitions Somerset Otter The Somerset Otter relaunched in 2019. The Somerset Otter dates back to 1982 and over that time has had an exceptional array of winning farms. The award took a short break, but with so much good practice in Somerset, along with new initiatives, we are pleased to welcome the return of the Somerset Otter! The winner of the Somerset Otter also goes on to represent the county in the regional Barn Owl Trophy, the winner of which goes forward as our regions entry into the National Silver Lapwing the following year. How to enter? We encourage you to nominate yourself or you can put forward someone else. If you are a farmer that fancies your chances, or you know of a worthy farm that demonstrates good conservation practices alongside farming, then don’t wait… If you have any questions please contact us on [email protected] or call on 01823 660684. Due to Covid-19 Government Guidance, we have had to postpone all FWAG SW Competitions for 2020. All entries from this year will be rolled over to the 2021 judging. Timescale for the Somerset Otter competition 2021* Close of application 31st March* Judging to take place from May - July* Results announced and farm walk arranged for following summer The winner of the Somerset Otter for 2021 will go through to represent the county in the regional Barn Owl Awards in 2022, the winner of which goes forward as our regions entry into the National Silver Lapwing awards the following year.