Latest News - Jo Artherton
11 Feb 2021
WVBS in lockdown|
The WVBS have written a blog discussing their latest monitoring activity at Pensthorpe Natural Park...
23 Dec 2020
Our longest serving staff member retires after 35 years|
Our longest serving member of staff, Jean Moore first started working here, on the Pensthorpe Estate, approximately 35 years ago, before Pensthorpe Natural Park became the nature reserve it became today...
22 Dec 2020
Introducing the WVBS|
After recognising the demand for a local birdwatching club, good friends Alwyn Jackson and Ray Gribble set up the Wensum Valley Birdwatching Society in 2003.
9 Oct 2020
World Mental Health Day 2020|
This World Mental Health Day we have put together a few words and suggestions on how we can all help our mental health...
22 Sep 2020
Red Squirrel Awareness Week|
This week is National Red Squirrel Awareness Week. Here at Pensthorpe Natural Park, we work with the East Anglian Red Squirrel Group (EARSG), and have been breeding red squirrels successfully since 1998.
4 Jun 2020
May 2020 – Reserve|
Our May update highlights the species sighted, including nesting avocet, lapwing and little ringed plover, along with the growing number of dragonfly and damselfy species spotted.
6 May 2020
Early May 2020 – Reserve|
Our team that are still working hard on the reserve, looking after the wildlife, have been taking note of sightings, including the first lapwing chick, marsh harrier and a pair of cuckoo.
22 Apr 2020
April 2020 – Reserve|
Our team who are still on site have collectively provided an update on what species have been spotted around the reserve during lockdown, including nesting species and wildlife that is emerging during spring.
19 Feb 2020
National Nest Box Week 2020
This week being National Nest Box Week, we look back on a slightly alternative role that nest boxes play in their purpose...
12 Dec 2019
Professor David Bellamy OBE
A tribute and look back on the fond memories of late Professor David Bellamy OBE...
10 Oct 2019
World Mental Health Day 2019|
To mark World Mental Health Day we invited a friend of ours, Joe Harkness, to write a blog about his own experiences...
21 May 2019
Red-crowned crane: An endangered species|
The majestic red-crowned crane has been categorised as endangered on IUCN’s red-list since 2000...
22 Jul 2017
Our NEW video is here!|
See Pensthorpe as you have NEVER seen it before - larger than life wildlife inspires children and young families to get outdoors and back into nature.