Minsmere

Minsmere

Minsmere
Explore, discover and enjoy nature at Minsmere. There's always something exciting to inspire a return visit to Suffolk's natural treasure.
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  • You never know what you'll see

    The saying couldn't be more true this week as a couple of surprise sightings have kept staff and visitors on their toes, and our regular species have competed for their share of the action. Perhaps the biggest surprise was a stunning drake eider...
  • No need for a long walk

    Don't let the short days, with the nights rapidly closing in and the continuing dull weather, put you off visiting Minsmere this winter. There's lots to see without the need for a long walk around the full circular walks. You may simply want...
  • A big fencing project

    Works is due to start later this week on a major project to replace the aging fence around the Scrape. The fence is intended to prevent ground-nesting predators, such as foxes or badgers, from gaining access to the Scrape, thus protecting breeding...
  • Saying goodbye to Heather

    One of Minsmere's familiar faces sadly passed away recently. Heather Maclean was a popular volunteer guide, and I'm sure many of you will have met her over the years. Fellow volunteer and close friend Avi Wells has written a lovely tribute to...
  • Wot no acorns!

    Guest blog by Jamie Everett, Minsmere volunteer guide This autumn the one thing I have noticed more than any other is the lack of acorns. Trees that should be laden with ripe nuts are devoid of acorns this year. Why does this matter? Oak trees...
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