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 with our activities and work on the reserve, we always welcome new members, volunteers and visitors.
Our children's Spider Club activities are all about getting youngsters involved with nature.
We run a variety of group events and short courses. Why not join us on our next walk:
Our warden runs a variety of group events and short courses, and writes his ramblings column.
Introduction to Birdwatching course starts on the 27th April at 1pm. Download the poster below for details.
To all dog walkers, there has been a report of poison being put down in Thackley woods. Also two hedgehogs both poisoned have been found in Thackley woods and Acorn Park (next to the reserve), it would be a precaution to keep your dog within eye sight.