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Sir David opens new centre at Rutland Water

Rutland Water was proud to welcome Sir David Attenborough today. Sir David said there was ‘something special about the people of Rutland’ as he cut the ribbon to open the new ¬£1.1 million volunteer centre. Here is the article explaining more about the special day from Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Our new Volunteer Training Centre […]

The Ospreys have returned! In the snow!

It’s been a busy week on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well despite being greeted with snow for the latter half of the week! Hopefully Spring is just around the corner now and Osprey season can really start. There are many fantastic events […]

Wild Weekend at Rutland Water!

Wild Weekend in Rutland?! The Times newspaper recently had an 8 page pullout ‘The Wild Weekend Guide’¬†featuring Rutland Water which I thought would be interesting to share. The wet places of the world are more truly and deeply alive than any others. Sun plus water equals life: where there is fresh water in abundance you […]

Let the twitching begin…

Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the British Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve tomorrow and runs until Sunday 19th August. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their website http://www.birdfair.org.uk/. ¬†There are celebrity lectures and cruises on Rutland Water […]