Winners all round thanks to monthly events and training

Winners all round thanks to monthly events and training

As a way of acknowledging and thanking our wonderful volunteers for all they do, we have a special programme of events and training specifically tailored for them. Thanks to the new Volunteer Training Centre and support from the Heritage Lottery Fund we have been able to expand this programme to include an activity nearly every week.

Dry Stone Walling

Dry Stone Walling

  We have finalised our Dry Stone Walling 2 day course dates! 2017 25th and 26th March 2017

Volunteering at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Volunteering at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Would you like to get involved with volunteering at the nature reserve? We are looking for 2016 weekend osprey volunteers, and more!

Pintail photographed by Ian Jones

2015 Report of Lagoons 5-8

Nigel Messenger has compiled an excellent diary of the goings-on at the new lagoons throughout 2015 – interesting reading for birders!

Volunteer Thank You Video 2015

Volunteer Thank You Video 2015

With a team of over 450 volunteers at the reserve, we couldn’t do it without them!

Join our team of Volunteer Gardeners

Volunteer Gardener

We are looking for volunteers with knowledge of gardening and/or native flora, an enthusiasm to work outdoors and a love of wildlife and wild places to join our regular Wednesday morning gardening team.

The team, happily holding our award!

‘Britain’s Favourite Nature Reserve’!

Rutland Water Nature Reserve has won this publicly voted award!

2nd Summer Arctic Terns at Rutland Water

2nd Summer Arctic Terns at Rutland Water

On Friday the 30th May 2014 Chris Lythall spotted these Arctic terns in the North Arm of Rutland Water.

IN FOCUS - The Binocular and Telescope Specialists

IN FOCUS – The Binocular and Telescope Specialists

In Focus is the Binocular and Telescope Specialist Shop located in the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

2013 - 2015 Butterfly Counts

2013 – 2015 Butterfly Counts

Lots of butterflies are spotted on the Laxhill Transect. Many thanks to Brian Webster for these counts.