nature reserve

Denso Marston Nature Reserve

The company Denso Marston (car part makers) own the site but found it unsuitable for development due to occasional flooding. They decided to turn it from grazing land into rich habitat for wildlife. For more information click the organisation name above.

Location

United Kingdom

Boars Well Urban Wildlife Reserve

This is a council owned urban wildlife reserve that contains wildflower meadow, native trees and shrubs and a small pond. This is an excellent place to see birds, butterflies and wildflowers. Practical Conservation work is carried out all year round by BEES.

Council contact, Conservation Officer: 01274 432425

Location

United Kingdom
53° 48' 21.2076" N, 1° 45' 5.2488" W

BEES Urban Nature Reserve

BEES/YMCA manage a small nature reserve that was created in 1990 on land rented from the University, within the Lasiteridge Lane campus. The reserve contains two medium sized ponds, which have healthy populations of Brown Hawker dragonflies amongst others, areas of native trees and wild flowers. The reserve is managed by BEES Conservation Volunteers and we use the reserve for pond dipping/minibeast studies and wildlife art with school groups and playschemes.

Location

United Kingdom
53° 47' 5.9892" N, 1° 46' 9.7608" W
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