Recent Management Work

Recent Management Work

Over the spring and summer Rutland Water Habitats Project has continued to make impressive progress.

Caterpillar digger lends a helping hand

Caterpillar Project

Caterpillar announces major partnership with Leicestershire & Rutland
Wildlife Trust (LRWT) to protect and promote the local environment

Wetland Extensions

Wetland Extensions

Sir David Attenborough paid a flying visit to the reserve on Friday 18 April 2008 and dug the first turf to mark the start of work on a £115 million major engineering scheme which will balance the demands of water resource management and the environment.

Winter Reed Bed

Extension to the Reed Bed

Early in 2000 a major extension to the reed bed in Lagoon III was completed -a project funded jointly by Anglian Water and English Nature. The new reed bed is three hectares in size, with numerous dykes interspersing each area of reed.

Complete Bird List

Complete Bird List

Here is a complete list of all birds found on the reserve, compiled by Tim Appleton

Hoverfly records

Hoverfly records

Hoverfly records for Rutland Water Nature Reserve, 2002. Compiled by Brian Wetton

From Orchids to Long-horn Beetles, we'll be counting everything!

Ground Beetle Records

Ground beetle records for Rutland Water Nature Reserve 2001-2002 compiled by John Wright