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October 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Shapwick Reserve Welcomes return of Volunteers!

Shapwick Reserve Welcomes return of Volunteers! Simon Beard updates us on recent volunteer activity at Shapwick Moor Nature Reserve... After almost two years of large group 'volunteer silence' due to Covid, it was lovely to see a good turnout at the end of…
October 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Christmas Opening Hours at Sculthorpe Moor If you are planning on visiting Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve over the 2021 festive period please note that as with any other year opening hours vary during this time. Christmas Opening Times: December 2021 24th /…
October 13, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Conservation Grazing at West Raynham

Conservation Grazing at West Raynham Church Ruins Throughout Autumn a flock of Shetland Sheep from Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve will be grazing in the churchyard at West Raynham. After a short journey from the Sculthorpe, the sheep were released onto the…

Sculthorpe Woodland Sprites

Sep 28, 2021 535
Sculthorpe Woodland Sprites Connecting children with nature In between lockdowns last…

We are recruiting

Sep 17, 2021 703
Due to the pending retirement of our Membership Officer we are now recruiting for a new…

The Partridges have been released into their next stage of life on the Sculthorpe Reserve!


Lilly Dollman Project Co-Ordinator releases the Partridges into their new meadow pen.

The native species of English Partridge have been relocated from ‘Partridge Palace’ (pictured below) to a new purpose-built pen on the reserve.


Partridge Palace

Starting life on the Sculthorpe Reserve as eggs in an incubator the Partridges have been monitored by Lilly Dollman throughout their journey. Lilly has seen them through their incubation, hatching, and release stages. Monitoring the Partridges progress along the way three local primary schools have been following the timeline closely.


From eggs to release. We've followed the journey all the way through.

This week Lilly released the Partridges into their new pen and created this video to record the important moment for the schools involved (and those of you who have been following the project online):

We can't wait to update you with their progress!

If you are a local school that would be interested in registering for one of our educational projects, please submit your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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