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Signs of spring?
During the past few months the Brackish marsh at Titchwell has been fully drained of water. This has been done to allow the construction of a new sea wall, preparing for the breaching of the current seawall in 2011. This breaching will mean that the brackish marsh will be open to the sea and on most...
9 Oct 2009
How do you breach a seawall? Eleven bacon baps should do it...
Yesterday saw us breach the brackish marsh sea wall and all my excitement and nervousness came to a head. It was an early start so just after 7am, I was stood on the wall as the digger started to remove the planned breach. Preparations earlier in the week meant that it was quite a quick affair and...
8 Sep 2011
Boom, Boom, Boom!
No it's not a bittern booming from the reedbed but mortars booming from the brackish marsh. It would appear that battles have always occured at Titchwell and always will. Some of these battles are subtle like the small mites that lay their eggs in the leaves of trees so that their young have a...
10 Aug 2010
What a view!
We managed to get all the last few cleaning jobs done in the Parrinder Hide this afternoon and were able to get the security fencing down to allow a few people into the hides before dusk. THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING!!! Helped by an amazing winter light, there was a large gull roost including at least one...
17 Dec 2010
All change at Titchwell
Four days until the breach and I’m feeling excited but a little nervous. It’s not a huge task and I have every faith in our contractors Lancaster Earth Moving to do it well, but it is going to be a big deal. I may have only been the site manager for six years but I have been birdwatching...
3 Sep 2011
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