Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme

Following two on the Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast  will continue on March 16 when Kevin Thatcher will speak about the history and practise of wildfowling on the Saltmarsh Coast (7.00 p.m in the Sackhouse). Tickets available from www.wellsmaltings.org.uk/whatson at £2.50 each.

The series on Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast began with an Introduction to the Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast by Andy Bloomfield (Warden, Holkham NNR). In February, author and journalist Dick Girling chaired a panel made up of Bernard Bishop (former Warden of the NWT Cley Reserve), Andy Clements (Director, British Trust for Ornithology) and Sarah Henderson (Head Warden, Holkham NNR), on Bird Conservation on the Saltmarsh Coast.

We want to urge those who participated in these meetings and others who may be interested but have not previously done so to visit one or more of the coastal reserves

Cley

The Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserve at Cley is on the coast road (A149) east of Cley. Telephone 01263 700 810. Postcode NR25 7SA. Details of current and future events on website (www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildlife-in-norfolk/nature)

Holkham

The Holkham NNR, jointly managed by the Holkham Estate and Natural England can be accessed from the A149 at Holkham, Wells and Burnham Overy Staithe. Telephone 01328 710 227. Postcode NR23 1RA. Details of current and future events and sightings on website (www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildlife-in-norfolk/nature)

Titchwell

The RSPB reserve at Titchwell is on the A149 between Titchwell and Hunstanton. Telephone 01485 210 770. Postcode PE31 8BB. Details of current and future events and sightings on website (www.rspb.org.uk/titchwell)

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