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Shifting sands

The journey of a Cabinet of Curiosity…

The Shifting Sands project is based within the ‘broken lands’ of western East Anglia, a mysterious and uncertain zone whose unique species are under increasing threat of extinction. Their subtle, modest beauty is reflected not in picturesque rolling vistas but in the minutiae of small-scale, ground level life. I shall be exploring these wondrous plants […]

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The Brecks’ Bunnies!

The Shifting Sands project is based within the ‘broken lands’ of western East Anglia, a mysterious and uncertain zone whose unique species are under increasing threat of extinction. Their subtle, modest beauty is reflected not in picturesque rolling vistas but in the minutiae of small-scale, ground level life. I shall be exploring these wondrous plants […]

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Breckland wildflowers…

The Shifting Sands project is based within the ‘broken lands’ of western East Anglia, a mysterious and uncertain zone whose unique species are under increasing threat of extinction. Their subtle, modest beauty is reflected not in picturesque rolling vistas but in the minutiae of small-scale, ground level life. I shall be exploring these wondrous plants […]

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The Brecks – a volunteer’s story

The Shifting Sands project is based within the ‘broken lands’ of western East Anglia, a mysterious and uncertain zone whose unique species are under increasing threat of extinction. Their subtle, modest beauty is reflected not in picturesque rolling vistas but in the minutiae of small-scale, ground level life. I shall be exploring these wondrous plants […]

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The Lateset Lowdown on Shifting Sands

 There’s loads going on here in the Brecks – we have lots of new volunteering opportunities and events! Read on to find out more…   In the Kings Forest, archaeology and wildlife surveys are being undertaken ahead of tree-felling this Autumn. This will widen forest corridors, providing benefits to many rare and declining open-habitat species. […]

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The case of Prostrate Perennial Knawel

The Shifting Sands project is based within the ‘broken lands’ of western East Anglia, a mysterious and uncertain zone whose unique species are under increasing threat of extinction. Their subtle, modest beauty is reflected not in picturesque rolling vistas but in the minutiae of small-scale, ground level life. I shall be exploring these wondrous plants […]

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Update from Shifting Sands

 There’s loads going on here in the Brecks – we have lots of new volunteering opportunities and events! Read on to find out more…   In the Kings Forest, archaeology and wildlife surveys are being undertaken ahead of tree-felling this Autumn. This will widen forest corridors, providing benefits to many rare and declining open-habitat species. […]

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Christmas update from Shifting Sands

In our last two Willow Tit blogs, we introduced the project itself and then looked at why it’s been chosen for Back from the Brink. In this blog piece, we’re focussing on how you can spot a Willow Tit and what you can do when that happens.

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The Rugged Oil Beetle

In our last two Willow Tit blogs, we introduced the project itself and then looked at why it’s been chosen for Back from the Brink. In this blog piece, we’re focussing on how you can spot a Willow Tit and what you can do when that happens.

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Shifting Sands is making progress!

In our last two Willow Tit blogs, we introduced the project itself and then looked at why it’s been chosen for Back from the Brink. In this blog piece, we’re focussing on how you can spot a Willow Tit and what you can do when that happens.

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