Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve

Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve, managed by Unstead Nature Community Group

Sand Martin Nest Bank Appeal

Find out more about our plans to install a Sand Martin Nest Bank ready for their arrival in spring 2025.

We are seeking donations to make this happen so please consider sponsoring a nest box!

About

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!

For group visits please pre book at visit@unstead-reserve.org

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Events & Volunteering

We run regular practical volunteering conservation tasks on the reserve, currently weekly on Thursdays.

We are keen to involve schools, youth groups and corporate work parties to come for volunteer days where they can work together on specific projects, building team skills while learning about nature and habitat, and having a great time outdoors. Contact our Warden if interested.

Become a member to be the first to know about these activities.

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Surveys

So far we have been carrying out Bird, Moth, Butterfly, Wildflower, Reptile, Mammal, Fungi & Water Quality surveys on the reserve.

Consider becoming a member to hear more about recent sightings, or to get involved in surveys.

Read more about surveys.

 

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Past Newsletters

Some recent newsletters are shown below. Sign up as a member to receive the latest monthly newsletter direct to your inbox!

May 2023 Newsletter

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 […]

Jan-23 Newsletter

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 […]