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Cley and Salthouse Marshes

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Norfolk Wildlife Trust Number of staff 25 Number of visitors per year 100,000 Overall aims of the centre 1. To inspire people to learn about and understand the value of Norfolk’s exceptional coastline, wetland habitats and its conservation; 2. To help people understand the need for conservation management and its importance;…

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WWT Welney Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About The eco-friendly visitor centre, opened in April 2006, is the perfect base from which to explore the secrets of 1,200 acres of wetland. The Centre has a café and gift shop together with two meeting rooms for corporate and private use.   Funding support: Visitors and membership; part of WWT nationally; grants and…

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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About Today with its award-winning visitor centre overlooking nationally and internationally protected wetlands, this world famous site is an important wintering area for migrating waterbirds such as Bewick’s Swans and houses WWT’s species conservation programme. Slimbridge Centre is managed by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), the largest UK-based charity dedicated solely to the…

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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About 550 acres, reedbed, marsh, wet meadow, carr, wet woodland, dry reedbed, formal grounds. Open all year, with full programme of education and events for schools and the public. 9 birdwatching hides. 170,000 visitors per year. Site located between Ormskirk and Preston in West Lancashire. Funding support: Various Number of staff: 20 full time,…

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WWT London Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About The site is a 44 hectare (105 acre) mosaic of recreated UK wetland habitat including open water, reedbed, grazing marsh, ponds, wet woodland and flooded meadow. It is situated in Barnes in SW London and benefits from the city’s extensive transport links. Organisation name: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Funding support: Operates as a…

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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About The centre is c450 acres of saltmarsh and mudflats and create freshwater wetland alongside Loughor Estuary in Carmarthenshire, part of the Burry inlet and Carmarthen Bay. It is an SSSI, SAC and RAMSAR site; it also has a captive collection of wildfowl from across the world and is visited by c50,000 visitors each…

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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About WWT Castle Espie has a wild reserve and a collection of wildfowl from around the world. The centre consists of a series of flooded quarries which were used in the nineteenth century for limestone and clay extraction. The site adjoins Strangford Lough, one of the most important marine sites in Europe, and the centre…

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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About WWT Caerlaverock aims to conserve wetlands and their diversity by bringing people closer to wildlife at the centre with proframmes of formal and non-formal education. Management and funding WWT is funded by membership subscriptions and through visitor admission fees and secondary spend in the nine centres. Gifts, donations, legacies and grants provide extra…

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WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About WWT Arundel Wetland Centre is one of nine wetland centres run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), an international wetland conservation charity in the UK. Management and funding: WWT Arundel is funded by visitor income, membership subscriptions and trading subscriptions and trading income from shop, venue hire and restaurant. Gifts, donations, legacies…

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Washington Wetland Centre

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About Washington Wetland Centre Funding support: WWT Number of staff: 21 Number of visitors per year: 66,000 Overall aims of the centre: AS A VISITOR CENTRE : WWT Washington is a riverside oasis in the urban sprawl where you can get up close to the wild world and become part of an inspiring north…

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