Catch up with Lorna and the team
With so many things happening at Brockholes, it's difficult to stay on track from one week to the next.
By capturing it all on video, we are able to share with you, our visitors, the vital conservation work our staff and volunteers take on to ensure our wonderful wildlife has the best possible habitat, and find out which species are around before your visit to make the most of your day.
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Past Wildlife Diaries
Wildlife Diaries - Building ponds for a special species
As part of our winter conservation works, Lorna and the team have been planning some new ponds for a very special species.
Looking after our woodlands: the Woodland Welfare project
A large portion of our woodlands are suffering with a fungal disease called Ash Dieback.
Hanging around at Brockholes – it’s a bat’s life
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…
Wildlife Diaries - the team are back!
After spending a lot of time preparing the reserve for visitors to start coming again, the conservation team are back doing what they…
Creating the perfect habitat for ground nesting birds
As part of the winter maintenance programme, our amazing team of volunteers have been out on Number 1 Pit Island clearing willow scrub…
Making the fencing wildlife friendly
It's important for us to think about wildlife in every task we undertake - that includes putting up fencing.