Dear Otter Tales readers
(Till 15 August): Extended deadline for the Steart Marshes questionnaire! (Online link below)
In the middle of July, each house in Steart, Stockland Bristol, Otterhampton and Combwich received a paper copy of the questionnaire "About You, the Estuary and Steart Marshes", created by UWE Bristol and Japanese universities.
If a representative from your household … Continue Reading ››
Come and join us for a guided walk around the reserve.
Find out more...
The Inside Out - West tv programme about Steart Marshes is scheduled to go out at 7.30pm BBC1 on Monday 22nd September. The team have been out several times and some of the footage will be of the aquatic planting days.
Thanks to all those that were able to take part in the sweep through Steart Marshes last Sunday. We came across some interesting wildlife including roe deer, hare and field voles. It was a unique opportunity to see the reserve close up the banks were finally breached. Do take a look if you haven't seen … Continue Reading ››
Steart Marshes Project - Breach of the River Parrett
As you are all aware the breach is fast approaching and in preparation for the incoming tide we need to sweep the entire intertidal area, working from North to South. This is to ensure we flush out as many animals as we can before … Continue Reading ››
The compound on Stert Drove was broken into overnight on 31st July and some valuable equipment including an "Ifor Williams" trailer and a number of WWT branded jackets.
Please be vigilant as you travel around the local area, and phone the Police if you see anything suspicious.
A message from Tim McGrath (WWT Habitat Creation and Demonstration Site Project Manager)...
Just to let you know that from this afternoon the main car park on Stert Drove is now open. Over the weekend the first set of gates will remain unlocked permitting car access though the height barrier will remain secured in place. The … Continue Reading ››