We monitor the health of nature
Our monitoring and research team provide the science behind our conservation work. Surveys enable us to monitor population trends and assess the success of our practical habitat management. This involves a huge variety of surveys for mammals, invertebrates, plants, reptiles, amphibians, and habitats.
We encourage surveys on our reserves and are keen to support any activities that add to our understanding of sites and species. Please get in touch if you are interested in surveying on our reserves. To find out more about wildlife monitoring and how you can get involved please scroll down this page to explore our work.
Check out our latest blog posts
A bit of the Himalayas in Cambridgeshire
Our Monitoring and Research intern Ana Jones on the patient mission of removing the invasive Himalayan balsam along Bourn Brook
Monitoring Felmersham Gravel Pits
We are working to manage the site at Felmersham for all species. Josh Hellon (Monitoring & Research Manager) tells us more.
Meet the volunteer – Ana Jones
Ana has been helping the Monitoring & Research team over the summer months, getting involved with a range of surveys.
First ever Northamptonshire Biological Recorders Conference
Ryan Clark, WILDside Project Coordinator, tells us about the first ever Northamptonshire Biological Recorders Conference which will take…
Technology for Nature
Surveying from the air can help monitor species, identify habitat types and track the effect of our interventions – what could our new…
Summer wildlife sightings
Grasshopper warblers at the Great Fen, marbled whites at Cambourne, common terns nesting at the Nene Wetlands and an osprey over…