Sculthorpe Fen Project News (2)

August 12, 2019
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New reserve entrance at the Trusts Sculthorpe Reserve takes shape

If you have visited the reserve recently you will have seen that we have already cut through a path from the visitor centre to the boardwalk across…
August 03, 2019
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Students get a feel for Field Work at Sculthorpe Moor

One of the many things we do is offer students practical experience of managing habitats and helping them get into careers in conservation. Watch…
July 22, 2019
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River Wensum Silt Trap

Work is now complete on our silt trap! Working with Environment Agency and Water Management Alliance (Internal Drainage Board IDB) to produce this…

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Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve launch of massive expansion

David Lindo launching the Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve expansion David Lindo launching the Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve expansion Image (C) Steve Norris 2019

September 9 2019, almost 100 key supporters gathered to raise a glass and celebrate the launch of a major 3-year project at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve. Earlier this summer the Hawk and Owl Trust who manage the reserve near Fakenham in Norfolk purchased the two parcels of land adjoining the existing nature reserve, extending it from 45 acres to over 200 acres.

David Lindo - The Urban Birder - well-known broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer, public speaker and tour leader, ceremonially launched the project by digging the first couple of digger buckets-full of soil from an area that will become a new open water scrape, designed to encourage wildlife, including scarce migratory birds, on part of the new land.

Images (C) Steve Norris - Hawk and Owl Trust