Your recent sightings at Blacktoft Sands
Your recent sightings
Covid-19 Update Sadly we have to announce that the reserve and hides will remain closed until 17 May at the earliest. We know that for many of you, the reserve provides enjoyment and solace through these challenging times, so this decision has not...Posted 09 Apr 2021 by xDarrenx
Limboland From Winter to Spring!
Please note. The reserve remains closed under lockdown guidance. Unlike at other sites, much of the reserve here at Blacktoft can only be viewed from the hides, so closed hides means a closed reserve. We will of course continue to monitor the...Posted 26 Mar 2021 by xDarrenx
Wild Times in Scunthorpe (well almost).
Please note. The reserve remains closed under lockdown guidance. Unlike at other sites, much of the reserve here at Blacktoft can only be viewed from the hides, so closed hides means a closed reserve. We will of course continue to monitor the...Posted 22 Jan 2021 by xDarrenx
A Happy Humber New Year
Happy New year to all from all of us (and our partners) that work in conservation around the Humber. Let's hope that 2021 let's us do more of the things we love. For me that means spending more time along the Humber and the wider area exploring an...Posted 03 Jan 2021 by xDarrenx
Summer 2020 - The perfect bittern year
2020 may be a year that many people would rather forget than remember but for one of our flagship reedbed species here on the Humber I thought it would be fitting to write a blog to mark what was simply the perfect year. When I arrived to work her...Posted 31 Dec 2020 by Pete Short
Waifs, Strays and Northern Wanderers
Although the reserve is still unfortunately closed to visitors the team have been working flat out to deliver as much conservation work as possible before the new year when we will be busy with our main reedcutting operations, that's if the weathe...Posted 09 Dec 2020 by Pete Short