Your recent sightings at Old Moor
Your recent sightings
The Dearne Valley's original birders - say hello to Sid!
Sid Renauf’s emotive interview in the first episode of this season’s Autumnwatch touched hearts and minds, so we thought you might enjoy reading a little more of the backstory to the miners who first realised the wildlife potential of Wath Ings. Sid’...Posted 10/11/2020 by Visitor Experience England
Locked-down, but not out!
We are once again entering a lock down across England. gov.uk/coronavirus Although we were expecting this, it doesn't mean it's easy. We have picked through the legislation and we are making some changes to the offer here at Old Moor First of all, o...Posted 04/11/2020 by Lydia T
New members of the team in the Dearne Valley.
For anyone that uses our Little Houghton reserve, you may see the newest members of the Dearne Valley team. Konik's being unloaded at Little Houghton - Paul Gould Meet Ada, Trevor and Col Settling in nicely - Lucy Kucharik The ponies are a modern st...Posted 03/11/2020 by Lydia T
Tier 3 in South Yorkshire, what now?
The timing couldn't be more perfect, as we enter the local half term and we're about to welcome the BBC's Autumnwatch on to the reserve, we get news that we're entering Tier 3 at 00:01 on Saturday morning. But what does this mean for the reserve? We...Posted 22/10/2020 by Lydia T
Autumn arrives in South Yorkshire as RSPB Old Moor reserve hosts BBC Autumnwatch!
For the last few weeks, the team on the reserve have been getting very excited, and we can now finally officially confirm, Old Moor is to be one of the base sites for this years Autumnwatch. The RSPB’s dynamic Old Moor Nature Reserve, has been chose...Posted 20/10/2020 by Lydia T
Autumn Reedbed Management
Lucy has an update for us from the warden team: Now that the Bittern have finished nesting and the reeds have gone dormant for the winter, you’ll notice our wardens and volunteers have begun work in the reedbeds, cutting down young trees and clearing...Posted 01/10/2020 by Lydia T