I had an email regarding the nature reserve from Michael Strand, Suffolk Wildlife Trust development manager – it’s a fantastic facility and very easily accessible for Norton residents…
I am writing to tell you about the opportunity we have now to extend your local nature reserve, Grove Farm. As the reserve is on your doorstep, I wanted to let you know about it first.
Bigger sites are undoubtedly better for wildlife and the chance to buy 70 acres of the valley below Grove Farm, means that the nature reserve will sweep right down to the river. The riverside meadows and marshes are already valuable habitat for species like water vole, otter, barn owl and pipistrelle, and there is tremendous scope to make them wilder and wetter, to support even more wildlife, year round.
Contact: 01473 892427 – 07825078271
Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Brooke House
Ashbocking, Ipswich, IP6 9JY