News

There are always lots of exciting things going on in the Avalon Marshes including events, new species sightings and plenty of projects to restore habitats and conserve the area’s fascinating heritage. In addition to this news section you can keep in touch via the Avalon Marshes Facebook page which is updated on a regular basis and via our e-news “Messages from the Marshes” which is emailed out periodically. Sign up here to receive Messages from the Marshes.

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Avalon Marshes environmental conservation apprenticeship

  Passionate about nature? Want to kick-start a career in environmental conservation? Following the success of our 2013 Apprenticeship programme, the Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership is offering an apprentice the opportunity to develop their vocational experience with four of the… Read more…



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Shapwick Heath – volunteer and reserve news

  The past three months have once again proved to be a busy time for staff and volunteers at Natural England’s Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve (NNR), with plenty of infrastructure repairs being carried out before winter scrub management works… Read more…



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Birds fly into paradise

  A developing community garden in Glastonbury hosted its first event recently with local residents making nest boxes and feeders to attract more birds and bees to the site, with a little help from the Avalon Marshes Project. The Gardens,… Read more…