• Sand Martin Brockholes Nature Reserev

    The Return of the Sand Martin

    19 Mar 2018

    Helen Earnshaw is one of our Conservation Interns on the reserve, she tells us about an exciting new arrival… A sure sign that spring is just around the corner is when you spot your first Sand Martin… and they have started to return to Brockholes Nature Reserve this week. The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) is […]

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  • February 2018 Photography Competition Winner!

    14 Mar 2018

    The results are in for February’s Brockholes photo competition and the theme of WINTER BIRDS inspired some absolutely sensational wildlife photography! Our panel of independent judges had to pick their top three from a selection of 61 entries from 22 photographers (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “I knew this would be […]

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  • Zip wire fans must wait until summer

    09 Mar 2018

    Thrill-seeking children keen to zip along above the wildlife will have to wait until the weather improves at Brockholes nature reserve. Essential maintenance and regular safety checks are being carried out on the zip wire and the climbing forest. And staff at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust reserve are keen to allow time for grass to […]

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  • Wishing for waders

    02 Mar 2018

    Helen Earnshaw is one of our Conservation Interns on the reserve, she explains the challenges and successes our conservation team have endured over the winter season below… It has been a long and challenging winter for the conservation volunteers at Brockholes Nature Reserve, as we’ve been battling with troublesome scrub all over the site. You […]

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