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Welcome to the Friends of Denso Marston Nature Reserve website. The seven acre reserve is situated between the River Aire and the Denso Marston factory in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

Created in 1990 on Denso Marston washland for the benefit of wildlife, community enjoyment and education.

An urban haven of woodland, meadows and pools with varied wildlife complement the other green areas in the wildlife rich Aire valley.

GET INVOLVED

Work party

Get involved with our activities and work on the reserve, we always welcome new members, volunteers and visitors.

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SPIDER CLUB

Spider Club

Our children's Spider Club activities are all about getting youngsters involved with nature.

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WHAT'S ON

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We run a variety of group events and short courses. Why not join us on our next walk:

Wildflower Walk

28th May 10.00am

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WARDEN'S CORNER

warden

Our warden runs a variety of group events and short courses, and writes his monthly ramblings column.

Read the ramblings >

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NEWS

MAY 2016

Our Celebration day planned for June is cancelled, please see letter below for details

pdf logo Celebration Day Cancellation

APR 2016

Introduction to Birdwatching course starts on the 27th April at 1pm. Download the poster below for details.

pdf logo Introduction to Birdwatching

MEDIA AND LINKS

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PHOTOS

Join our Flickr group and share your photos of the reserve and surrounding area.

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PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Where the wild things are >