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September 13, 2022
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AGM - 2022

The 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Hawk and Owl Trust will be held at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve on Tuesday 18th October at 09.30 am. The reserve will be shut to non-members and the public on the 18th. The AGM is open to members only. Those wishing to…
September 06, 2022
Latest News Laura Wharton

Frank Jarvis Art Exhibition at Sculthorpe Moor

An exhibition of field sketches and paintings of birds by the late Frank Jarvis is currently on display at the Sculthorpe Moor Reserve. This unique showcase of Frank's work illustrates his deep fascination with the natural world, which started at an early…
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve have been awarded funding to help meet some of its green goals. Two electric strimmers, and an all terrain electric vehicle are now at Sculthorpe Moor and are already being utilised by staff.


Image: the electric vehicle is already providing easy access to parts of the Sculthorpe Moor Reserve.
 
The grant was awarded by New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership’s ‘Road to Net Zero’ initiative, which, in turn shared monies from the Community Renewal Fund.
Applicants were invited to submit requests for funds to reduce carbon emissions in the running of their businesses. The application for a rechargeable off-road vehicle was successful because carbon emissions based on the annual mileage and usage of petrol from 1.4 tonnes to 0.3 tonnes.
 
This vehicle is already a highly practical tool on the reserve, and the silent operation of the vehicle also means that wildlife (and visitors) on the reserve are not disturbed by the noise of the motor.