A large portion of our woodlands are suffering with a fungal disease called Ash Dieback.
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Being Reserve Officer at Brockholes is no regular 9 to 5 job. For Lorna Bennett, it’s a way of life, a complete commitment and passion to care for the environment in any way she can.
After spending a lot of time preparing the reserve for visitors to start coming again, the conservation team are back doing what they love most.
Meet our new calf - born Monday 2nd March 2020. She's beautiful and fluffy, but doesn't have a name...you can help!
As part of the winter maintenance programme, our amazing team of volunteers have been out on Number 1 Pit Island clearing willow scrub.
It's important for us to think about wildlife in every task we undertake - that includes putting up fencing.
This week, the volunteers and conservation team rounded off the summer work and look towards the winter maintenance programme.
Being the Reserve Officer at Brockholes brings with it many challenges when it comes to conservation. One of them being, how can we save wading birds from their natural predators? Lorna Bennett…
While it fills the meadows with beautiful yellow colour, and is a great source of nectar for our wildlife, common ragwort poses a huge problem for cattle and horses. Our Reserve Manager, Lorna…
250-acres of nature reserve takes a bit of looking after throughout the year. It's around this time that the grassland needs mowing, and Brockholes Reserve Officer, Lorna Bennett, explains…