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The exciting progress we’ve made at Broomhill over a challenging few years

Now that the pandemic restrictions have eased, it’s a good time to update everybody. In this blog we’ll concentrate on Broomhill Flash. If you are visiting the reserve please note that the hide and car-park at Broomhill Flash are now open again to the public between dawn and dusk but we would like to remind everyone to keep safe and follow the national guidelines such … Continue reading The exciting progress we’ve made at Broomhill over a challenging few years

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Spring wildlife arrives on the reserves as we pause for lockdown

We all find ourselves in challenging times dealing with the national emergency of the Coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately this means we’ve had to close the hide and car-park at Broomhill. Our trustees, along with most of our regular visitors and volunteers will be staying at home and complying with the government guidance. For those local people who may be able to use local footpaths and view … Continue reading Spring wildlife arrives on the reserves as we pause for lockdown

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A sparkling new wetland for wildlife is almost complete

A very Happy New Year to all! Things have been very busy since our last update in the autumn. We were so sorry to hear of all the people whose properties were flooded during the flooding event in early November, including our neighbours at the Low Valley caravan site. However our contractors on the ‘Wings across the Ings’ project completed the construction works just before … Continue reading A sparkling new wetland for wildlife is almost complete

Emerging habitats and new wildlife

We’re now well into autumn and work has started again on the Wings across the Ings project. In September, we were delighted to have the help of Pete Wall and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust volunteers in helping to seed the new grassland on The Fleet. After Jonathan (our farmer) had prepared the ground, they sowed it ‘old-style’ by hand after which it was rolled to … Continue reading Emerging habitats and new wildlife