2 edition of Spennels Valley local nature reserve. found in the catalog.
Spennels Valley local nature reserve.
Wyre Forest (England). District Council.
1994 by WFDC .
Written in English
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Waltham Brooks A winter wonderland for birdlife, Waltham Brooks south of Greatham Bridge is a great place to see migrating birds. Control dogs on your local nature reserve You can also put a dog control order in place to: ban or restrict the number of dogs make visitors clear up their dog mess keep dogs on leads Email your draft byelaws or questions to protected. Find out more about how we care for our natural spaces by reading our management plan. Industrialisation left a scarred landscape, however wildlife is returning in abundance. See the attached Countryside and Events Activities Leaflet.
The site is also an integral part of the Borough Local Plan which aims to extend riverside walks and cycle routes. Heyshott Down Nature Reserve Small, steep and spectacular, Heyshott Down's chalkland habitat is a stone's throw from the South Downs Way and a thousand years away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Access There are footpaths throughout the reserve. There are short sections of boardwalk, and steep flights of steps in places. Settlements[ edit ] The Smestow flows through or past a number of settlements — many associated with the historic iron industry, or with the canal.
Silent Valley looks spectacular in spring when a wonderful woodland flora contrasts with hawthorn and crab apple blossom, whilst in the late summer, the heather-clad hilltops above provides a stunning purple bloom of colour. Both of these extracted water from the aquifer, not directly from the river, and were actually sited closer to the canal, which could be used to supply them with coal. Reserve details. It is about two miles from the centre of Leeds. With the emergence of modern, high input farming, from the 18th century onwards, the aquifer became increasingly vulnerable to nitrate pollution. Parts of the reserve were once farmed — as evidenced by the remains of drystone walls and grown-out hedgerows.
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There are also some large mature oak trees with spring bluebells on the island and a pond and wader scrape that has been used by little ringed plovers.
In South Staffordshiretravelling upstream from the Stour confluence:. The meandering course crosses open farmland but is mostly screened from it by linear woodland.
The area, once noted for orchards in Spennels Valley local nature reserve. book times, also supports a number of fruit trees including medlar, quince and five apple varieties.
Scrace Valley Nature Reserve A 15 acre nature reserve near Haywards Heath noted for its rare plants and flood plain habitat.
Byelaws Local authorities and town and parish councils can create LNR byelaws. Directions The entrance to the nature reserve is towards the end of Redcote Lane just off Kirkstall Roadpast Fitness First and City Golf and just before the railway bridge on the right.
There is an arboretum filled with interesting trees, which are labelled and form part of a trail. This is a private nature reserve and farm business operated as a family attraction. You can restrict access to some areas if visitors could cause damage to the natural environment, unless the public have statutory access rights.
At Greensforge it passes a former Victorian corn mill, marking the site of one of the most important forges of earlier centuries, but now converted to apartments. Get confirmation from the Secretary of State. Water supply[ edit ] Meanwhile, the industries of north Wolverhampton continued to use the water of the Smestow for a range of purposes, not least to carry away effluent.
Heath Forge became a corn mill in the s, while Swindon Forge was modernised in the midth century. Covering 23 hectares that's about 23 full-sized football pitcheswe share the ownership and management of the reserve with the NHS.
Hence, very large quantities of water can be locked away not far below the surface, in the underlying aquifer. Visit our Facebook page or our website for updates. The aqueduct was provided by James Brindley to maintain the flow of water in the Smestow and the Stour, both important sources of power to 18th century industry.
In spring, an attractive display of woodland flowers includes species such as bluebells, lesser celandine, wood-sorrel and opposite-leaved golden-saxifrage. The same is true at Trysull. It breeds along fast running rivers and streams, where it moves daintily along the water edge. Things to do This beautiful three-mile stretch of Spennels Valley local nature reserve.
book, with woodland and meadows, is the setting for nature walks, river and pond dipping, and a wild art club to name just a few of the events and Spennels Valley local nature reserve. book. Balcombe Marsh A miniature haven for marshland plants. Warnham Local Nature Reserve Formerly a huge hammerpond, now a thriving nature reserve where you can see herons and other birdlife.
Burton and Chingford Ponds Duncton's former hammer ponds are now wonderful places to enjoy wildlife, with woodland side-by-side with heathland a wetlands at the ponds' edge. The Dudley family had large works at Cradley, but Dud Dudley claimed his process was used at an iron works at Swindon.
These, together with the almost total collapse of heavy industry in Wolverhampton and the Black Country during the s, have allowed the river to recover from earlier pollution.
Old spoil tips on the slope above the ancient woodland have been colonised by heather, mosses, lichens, grasses, hawthorn and other small trees — transforming them into a surprising patchwork of wildlife-rich colour.Nature Reserve.
River Valley Nature Reserve is a small reminder of the once untouched natural coastline with it’s varied ecosystems consisting of grassland, riverine and coastal forest. Barley Valley Local Nature Reserve- the official name on the council website, though lots of friends have laughed at me for calling it such a posh name – is part of the Exeter Green Circle.
There are several entrances to the reserve which can be found of Bowhay lane bridlepath, Higher Barley Mount, Barley Mount and Antonine Crescent.
Valley Park Woodlands Local Nature Reserve Valley Park Woodlands are located North of Chilworth and East of Chandlers Ford in the South of the Borough of Test Valley. The five separate woodlands surround a large housing development making it ideally situated for educational visits as well as recreation.Stour Valley Nature Reserve is on the north-west edge of Bournemouth.
A ranger team is pdf there, pdf Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre, near Granby Road car tjarrodbonta.com reserve still has its Green Flag and includes a two mile stretch of riverside footpath, meadows, hedgerows and woodland.
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Our name comes from the historical use of the general vicinity for manufacture and storage of explosive powder used in the Civil War and World War II.