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Water Vole Re-introduction: Phase 2

In these difficult and very worrying times it is nice to provide some positive news to cheer all those who have found local wildlife such inspiration in recent weeks. Early June will see a further 160 Water Voles introduced by the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead and Bourne End.Read More

Butterfly Walk

Sorry to say that, due to the continuing restrictions in place, we will not be able to go ahead with our planned butterfly walk at Westbrook Hay on 13th June.  However, we have made available a butterfly identification chart which shows all the species that you are likely to seeRead More

Snipes say Hello!

We at the Trust have been over the moon this week, with the spotting of both a Common Snipe and a Jack Snipe across the Trust Estate. The Common Snipe was spotted on the Moor along the banks of the Bulbourne. We were particularly delighted when Alice Vesty sent inRead More

Water rails at Gadespring

Over the last few weeks Water rails have been spotted at the Gadespring Cressbeds. Whilst Water rails are fairly common, they are a secretive bird and as such they are more often heard than seen. Box Moor Trust Chairman David Kirk had this to say about our new visitors. WeRead More