Reserves A-Z



  • Marine Conservation Zone given the green light

    Friday 14th December, 2012

    MCZ map

    Suffolk Wildlife Trust is delighted that the Stour and Orwell Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) will be one of the country’s first – marking its significance as one of the most important estuaries in the UK.

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  • Bringing Back Suffolk's Barn Owl - participants wanted

    Wednesday 5th December, 2012

    Barn owl box

    People from SOLD (Special Objectives for the Local Disabled) in south Lowestoft – the heart of barn owl country - have been commissioned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust to make 100 barn owl boxes to be installed at community sites throughout mid and West Suffolk between now and the end of October 2013. Work has started with a vengeance!

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  • Starling murmuration at Dingle Marshes

    Thursday 29th November, 2012

    Starling murmuration

    The spectacular sight of starlings murmurating as they come in to roost has been spotted at our Dingle Marshes nature reserve this week.

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  • Kestrel hitches a ride

    Thursday 8th November, 2012

    Kestrel on boat

    This story was recently sent to us by Trust supporter Carol Raffe - and we had to share it.....

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  • Two become three as orphan raised by foster parents

    Monday 5th November, 2012

    Checking a barn owl box

    Suffolk Wildlife Trust is working in partnership with Suffolk Ornithologists’ Group to bring Suffolk’s Barn Owl Back to the county.

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  • Ash dieback disease suspected on Trust reserve

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    Ash dieback

    Following the recent confirmed cases of Chalara fraxinea (Ash die-back) in the county, Suffolk Wildlife Trust staff have discovered ash saplings showing visual symptoms that match Chalara at their Hullback’s Grove reserve near Bures.

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  • The Little Ouse Rediscovers its Voice......just listen...

    Monday 17th September, 2012

    photo by Audrey Boyle: The little ouse restoration team from left Environment Ag

    After many years the Little Ouse river is once again bubbling and gurling for all its worth!

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  • Babies George and Georgie share same birthday!

    Thursday 30th August, 2012

    Barn owl chick meets baby George

    When Ilketshall St Margaret farmer Lonnie Collyer installed his first barn owl box he didn’t expect his grandchild and first barn owl chick to be born on the same day!

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  • Third Age Volunteers Monitor Farmland

    Monday 20th August, 2012

    Great crested newt by John Baker

    A keen group from the Thurston-based Blackbourne U3A (University of the Third Age) have teamed up with Suffolk Wildlife Trust to monitor wildlife habitat at the Trust’s reserve at Grove Farm – a mixed farm with a range of habitats - grazing marsh, woodland and arable - between Thurston and Norton in central Suffolk. This is the Trust’s first collaborative venture with a U3A group.hird Age volunteers to monitor farmland for wildlife.

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  • Help Suffolk's Sea during National Marine Week

    Monday 6th August, 2012

    To mark National Marine Week 2012 (28 July - 12 August) Suffolk Wildlife Trust is inviting people to become Friends of Marine Conservation Zones. To help inspire people about the amazing diversity of our seas, and to encourage them to befriend their local MCZ, the Trust is also hosting fun marine themed events.

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