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Wildlife Trust Huntingdonshire – 8th March 2023

WILDLIFE TRUST HUNTINGDONSHIRE Wildlife Trust Huntingdonshire Local Group, talk on “HDC’s Biodiversity for All Project”, Wednesday 8th March 2023, 7.30pm, Brampton Memorial Centre, PE28 WTB. Councillor Lara Davenport-Ray will speak about the council’s project. ...

Volunteer for Us

Volunteer work parties provide valuable practical assistance to Paul Claydon, our Huntingdon District Council Ranger. We have a great team of volunteers who are involved with practical conservation work on the island and in the Thicket. If you would like to get...

Get Involved

There are a number of ways in which you can get involved and help support us:and become a Friend of Holt Island Nature ReserveWe really do rely on the support we receive from our visitors, Friends, volunteers and supporters.

A Tribute to Marney Hall

It is with sadness that the Friends learned of the death in November of Marney Hall. Marney served as a member of the Friends of Holt Island Nature Reserve committee for six years, and her expertise and support will be greatly missed.  She carried out botanical...

Holt Island Bridge

  During the lockdown HDC Ranger Paul Claydon has been keeping up maintenance on the Island. The volunteers were not allowed to work between March and July, but they are now back in action. In July, as part of the installation of non-slip panels on boards that...

Holt Island Bridge Update

  Following the decision to rebuild the wooden bridge, work started at the beginning of August and progressed well, although some problems were encountered such as the decking that joined the bridge which also needed some replacement.  Boards placed on...

Holt Island Bridge Re-construction Completed

This last weekend the working party completed the work on the bridge and it is now ready for use. The group, Roy, Colin, Doug and George, completed the work on the reconstruction of the bridge. There are a few non-slip strips to be laid on the boards adjacent to the...