The Local Nature Reserves (LNR’s) in Cambridge are for both people and wildlife. The designation of these reserves helps to protect some of the best wildlife habitats and geographical features across the City, whilst making an important contribution to the UK’s biodiversity. The reserves provide an opportunity for people to study, learn about and enjoy nature on their doorstep.
Over the last 100 years, urban development, agricultural intensification and the abandonment of management operations have put many habitats and species under threat. Today, Cambridge City Council’s Local Nature Reserves make an important contribute to the protection and enhancement of the UK’s biodiversity.
The City Council is developing a Management Plan for Coldham’s Common which will set out how we look after this important open space in the future. To help with this it would be great to get your opinion. Please visit our consultation survey on: www.cambridge.gov.uk/current-consultations
During the summer we had the pleasure of a Girl’s school from Singapore visiting. They were interested in doing some Conservation work while they were here. The girls had a packed programme during their two week visit to England. Part of their tour included a visit to Cambridge, their teacher thought it would be more enriching for her students to actually be directly involved in some Conservation work rather than a standard tour of the famous buildings and bridges found here. We decided on Byron’s Pool as the…