Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • Was That Spring?

    At the start of the week there were mutterings that Spring was slowly starting to arrive, with snowdrops popping through, catkins appearing and birds stretching their vocal chords. However, as most will have noticed, the cold weather returned midweek...
  • Ice and Easy

    Any visitors to the hides at Mersehead over the last few days will have noticed the wetland is more of an ice sheet at the moment. With the vast majority of the open water covered with a layer of ice the ducks have largely been forced in to the only open...
  • It's been a Ruff week!!

    In the last week we seem to have been constantly battered by storms, peaking on Thursday (15 th ). Heavy rain and hailstorms have caused water levels to rise considerably meaning the access road has been flooded and several fields are now saturated. Thankfully...
  • Many happy returns!

    Welcome to 2015 and our first blog of the year! I returned to Mersehead on the 3 rd after some time off over Christmas and New Year and was eager to check my camera trap which had been left out over the festive period. To my 'otter' delight...
  • A look back through 2014

    2014 started with some major highs! High winds, high rainfall and some of the highest tides of the year all combining together to create some of the highest levels of flooding seen here at Mersehead in many a year. But despite all this, the team pulled...
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