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Farewell Saltholme! Part 2 of 2
To continue from yesterday's post... During my traineeship, I have had a lot of involvement with Saltholme's social media. I have made a few blog posts here and there and the odd tweet too, but mainly I have been working on the RSPB Saltholme Facebook page. Myself, our assistant warden...
19 May 2013
Farewell Saltholme! Part 1 of 2
On April 2 nd 2012 I officially started my 18 month traineeship with the RSPB, at the magnificent Saltholme reserve. The traineeship is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund – they do both ecology and visitor services traineeships. I am the latter – a visitor services trainee! My job is...
18 May 2013
Everything you wanted to know about lambing, but were too sheepish to ask!
John McKillop, a residential volunteer who is doing lots of great work for us here at Saltholme, has kindly written this blog all about lambing. We only have one lamb left to go now, and John has made sure you're completely filled in on all things small and wooly! So, over to John... Well, here...
8 May 2013
Welly season madness: post half-term review/rest/recuperation
Phew! I'm still catching my breath after a busy half term week. I lost count at how many times I said the word 'welly' through the week, though I'm sure it went into the millions by Saturday :D Visitor numbers were pretty good throughout the week, more especially so at the start of...
26 Feb 2013
Wildlife Explorers update...
Posted on behalf of Amanda Martin, our Community Outreach Officer : On Sunday 3 rd February the Saltholme Wildlife Explorers began a session to learn about the five species of owl we have in the UK and ended up making an important discovery about small mammals in and around Saltholme nature reserve...
7 Feb 2013
A Fox's Tale
A quick story for you today! It’s lunch time at Saltholme. The sensible twitchers, wildlife lovers, volunteers and staff make their way to our rather wonderful cafe for some hot food to keep them going through the rest of the afternoon. I am one of them, and I’ve ordered some tea and...
25 Jan 2013
Saltholme – A Guided Experience
In a post about introductions, what better way to start than by introducing myself? I’m Andrew, a new volunteer here at Saltholme. So new, in fact, that I’m not yet registered on the online system and have therefore been listed above as “Liz_M”. For the sake of this article, you...
4 Jan 2013
Saltholme wins the lottery!
We did it! Not only did we get to the final of the National Lottery Good Causes Awards: Education category, we won the top prize! Well done to all the other fantastic projects nominated for this award. We are proud to share the finalists stage with Plugged In Magazine and Jubilee Time After Time ...
7 Dec 2012
Weekend recap - hogitats and more!
Ok, I’ll hold my hands up, our simple hogitats weren’t nearly as aesthetically pleasing as the ones available in our shop (above), but they are effective :-) We enjoyed a fantastic weekend making hedgehog habitats; plenty of families turned up to take advantage of our Time For Bed family...
15 Oct 2012
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