Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes
Welcome one and all to the Boyton and Hollesley Marshes group. The reserves are situated in a fantastically scenic location where the Butley river meets the Alde/Ore Estuary.
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  • Hollesley scrape maintenance

    This time of year can be a very busy time on a wet grassland reserve. All staff and volunteers can take a sigh of relief now the breeding bird surveys are complete and we can crack on with the practical habitat management in preparation for the following...
  • Waders a plenty at Hollesley.

    It has been sometime since we wrote a blog of the comings and goings at Boyton and Hollesley. It has been a very exciting time for the reserve team as the new wetland at Hollesley has exceeded all our expectations. As readers will be aware we finished...
  • Completion!

    After 11 weeks hard work the “scrape” or seasonally flooded feature at Hollesley marshes is now complete. A quick recap, the scrape is essentially a shallow seasonally flooded field that is very attractive to a wide range of wildlife. This...
  • Hollesley Scrape begins to take shape

    More progress has been made on the WREN project at Hollesley marshes in the past few weeks, with at least two key milestones being reached. For the past 5 weeks we have had shingle being delivered by CEMEX in order to create shingle islands for common...
  • Holltopia

    The WREN funded project to create the new freshwater scrape at Hollesley marshes continues apace. There has been an impressive amount of dirt moved so far and the field edges are beginning to take shape. The exposed mud you see above will form the...
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