Wallasea Island Wild Coast project

Wallasea Island Wild Coast project

Wallasea Island Wild Coast project
Conservation for the 21st century, on a scale never before attempted in the UK!
Latest blog posts
  • New visitors to Wallasea Island

    The new Jubilee Marsh is seeing its first breeding season and we have over 40 avocets using the lagoons here as well as in other areas across the island. Elsewhere we also have a pair of little ringed plovers and although only here for a short while our...
  • More food at Wallasea

    We are now letting some saline water onto our large saline lagoon, which has made a huge difference to the look and feel of it. The continuing tidal influx will bring in food and there are increasing numbers of wintering waders and waterfowl on here and...
  • The new lagoons fill up...

    It has been great the last few weeks to see how the newly-created landscape looks now the water has come in with tide. This weekend we will see the tide enter some of the lagoons that haven't yet filled with water. Some of the low lying lagoons have...
  • What's going on at Wallasea

    Shipping in of Crossrail spoil has currently ceased until February as the contractors are busy working on large water control structures in preparation for the sea wall breaching in the summer. This momentous occasion will be a huge milestone for the...
  • More visitors at Wallasea!

    We’ve had an increase in visitors the last few weeks, both human and avian... Short-eared owl by Russell Sherriff Many visitors to the reserve have come to catch some great views of the hen harriers, marsh harriers and short-eared owls...
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