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Seal pup on Hamm Common

Seal pup on Hamm Common

On Thursday, last week, reports came in from a member of the public that there was a seal pup on the beach along Hamm Common. When we went over to check, a group of people were watching the pup whilst making sure that no walkers or dogs went to close. The seal was...
Cattle Egrets

Cattle Egrets

The Cattle Egret – this intriguing member of the Heron family is becoming a more common sight in the UK and even beginning to breed. They are slightly smaller than its well known relative, the Little Egret, with a more hunched posture and of course, as their...
Reserve Management

Reserve Management

Managing the Reserve With 8 miles of reserve to manage it is essential that the Reserve Team are out and about, monitoring activities and undertaking routine (and non-routine) management tasks. Tasks such as reinstalling boundary posts, removing old and hazardous...
Seagrasses in the Fleet

Seagrasses in the Fleet

The Chesil Bank and Fleet Nature Reserve is designated a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI), this designation is primarily for the internationally important seagrass beds that dominate the Fleet, owing to its soft sediments. In addition to this, the Reserve...