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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 case of Prostrate perennial knawel: Bringing one of the UK’s rarest plants back from the brink in the Brecks. Prostrate perennial knawel (Scleranthus perennis spp. prostratus) in flower, photographed at Santon Track near Brandon, Suffolk, a publicly accessible site owned and managed by the Forestry Commission and open all year round. This small (if […]

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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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Introducing Shifting Sands

In the last few weeks we’ve been getting ready to survey rabbits on five grass heath SSSIs in the Brecks, and had our very first rabbit census outing this week! This process involves counting and mapping the number of active rabbit warrens on each of our nature reserves.

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