Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve
Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve, managed by Unstead Nature Community Group
Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve is being restored!
Our ambition is to make it “Best small wetland reserve in Surrey”.
Don’t believe it? Come and see for yourselves!
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Events & Volunteering
We run regular practical volunteering conservation tasks on the reserve, currently on Thursdays and one Sunday per month.
As the reserve develops we hope to get more volunteers involved in looking after the reserve by running more volunteering tasks.
Become a member to be the first to know about these activities.
Read more on volunteering at the reserve...
So far we have been carrying out Bird, Moth, Wildflower and Mammal surveys on the reserve.
Consider becoming a member to hear more about recent sightings, or to get involved in surveys.
Read more about surveys.
Each month we publish a newsletter and recent sightings list that goes out to all our members. Included here is an example newsletter from May 2023 with photos of the newly creates scrapes greening up, construction of the viewing platform by the volunteer team and notes on confirmed breeding birds on the reserve. Other benefits […]
Each month we publish a newsletter and recent sightings list that goes out to all our members. Included here is an example newsletter from Jan 2023 with details of the the winter works recently completed, plus some fantastic wintry photos from December’s cold snap. Other benefits of membership include access to the hide and updates […]
Open Day: we are holding an Open Day on Saturday 2nd July from 9:30 – 16:00. This will include reserve tours and bird ringing demonstrations. Come along at any time and meet us at the reserve entrance.
Each month we publish a newsletter and recent sightings list that goes out to all our members. Included here is an example newsletter from Apr 2022 with details of the all the tree planting recently completed, plus exciting news of plans to establish open water areas across the South Meadow. Other benefits of membership include […]