Aims and objectives

Our primary objective in managing the reserve is to conserve and enhance it, to continually improve its habitats and increase our understanding of its wildlife.

Since its creation in 2005 the reserve, we are proud to say that it has flourished. We have established a diverse environment that is now home to hundreds of species of invertebrate (butterflies, moths, dragonflies, ants, and beetles), creating a reserve where people can appreciate and learn about our local wildlife as part of their daily routine.

We have a five-year action plan that sets out the vision and details actions that will guide the future management and development of the Reserve up to 2020. Our plan focuses on ecological and conservation activities to ensure that the reserve is managed responsibly and monitored appropriately. The plan challenges all of us to contribute to a shared future for this special place.

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Wildlife management

Wildlife management and working to enhance biodiversity is key to our commitment to maintaining this beautiful wetland habitat for all to enjoy.

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