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
  • 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...
  • One Wild Day at Wallasea

    There is only a week now until the One Wild Day at Wallasea and we can't wait! This event is an amazing opportunity to come along and discover the incredible work for wildlife that is happening right here in Essex. The Wallasea Island Wild Coast...
  • Exciting times...

    Exciting times for our Saline lagoon as work has started on the sluice structures. Visitors will have seen a large crane has appeared to get the 20m+ piling into the ground. This will be to hold the inlet sluice which will be under enormous pressure from...
  • Soils and more soils

    Now we have had a period of good weather the bulldozers and dumper trucks are working at full capacity. Eighteen dumper trucks are moving about 44,000 tonnes of soil each week. They are hauling it to the south east corner of the island where the future...
  • Spring arrives.....

    Spring has definitely arrived at Wallasea Island. Skylarks are singing and peacock butterflies are flying. The warm weather is encouraging hibernating animals to venture out, flowers to appear and insects to fly. The better weather is also meaning...
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