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News - 2010 archive

News from Paxton Pits Nature Reserve - most recent at the top
October 2010
Paxton Pits – progress in the BTO-EDF Business Bird Challenge 2010

The BTO-EDF Business Bird Challenge 2010 is the competition to find the best business sites for conservation, birds, and people.
Details can be found on the BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) website here: http://www.bto.org/challenge/
Bardon Aggregates has entered this ‘once every two years’ challenge competition, supported by The Friends, volunteers, and staff at the Reserve, and in the most recent (2nd quarter) newsletter, Paxton Pits gets several ‘mentions’. Read more > > >
August 2010
Making Wildlife Count

A new wildlife monitoring group had its first session at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve on Tuesday 3 August.
The group, run by the Friends of Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and supported by Huntingdonshire District Council's Countryside Services, has been set up to help record and survey the huge variety of wildlife on the reserve.
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May 2010
Family Spring Watch

A day of family wildlife activities was enjoyed by 450 visitors to the Reserve's "Family Spring Watch" on Sunday 23rd May. Organised by The Friends, the event included pond dipping, face painting, bug hunting, badge making, nestbox building, bird watching and making model dragonflies.
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May 2010
Wildlife award wows junior naturalists

Paxton Pits Wildlife Watch group has been named the Wildlife Trusts' 'Wildlife Watch Group of the Year'
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January 2010
The Visitors' Centre Extension, and Bearded Tits

As is customary on New Year's Day, the Reserve was packed with people enjoying the two RSPB guided tours, and the Visitors' Centre was busy warming people up with tea, coffee and soup after spells outside in the bitterly cold but sunny weather.
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