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The Reserve in winter

The Reserve in winter

With the current cold weather, the Fleet lagoon plays a vital role in providing shelter and food for thousands of water birds. Becoming relatively fresh water however, the western end of the Fleet is partial to freezing over. The images below shows  snow on Chesil...
Otters on the Reserve!

Otters on the Reserve!

The Otter, a member of the mustelid family alongside badgers, stoats, weasels, polecats, and more, has frequented and visited the Reserve for many, many years, but until recently, evidence of their visits were seldom seen, if at all. Unfortunately, around the country,...
Protecting our shorelines

Protecting our shorelines

Managing and protecting the shorelines along the Fleet is an imperative part of our work. This intertidal area is one of the most important habitats on the Reserve as it provides shelter and protection for resting/feeding/migrating waders and waterfowl, an abundance...