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Creating more wetlands | Winter 2020

Join Slimbridge Reserve Warden, Scott Petrek, on a tour of newly created wetland habitat out on the reserve at Slimbridge. Find out about the new wetland treatment system designed to clean up the water before it heads out onto the reserve as well as providing a fantastic wildlife habitat. Also learn about one of the biggest restoration projects undertaken at Slimbridge in recent years – the creation of their paleochannel.

The pinker, the better | June 2020

Join WWT Research Associate Paul Rose and his virtual flamingo flock from home to find out why for flamingos, it’s good to be pink!

Update from Mammal HQ | June 2020

Living Collections Supervisor, Rosie Griffin, brings us the latest mammal news from the breeding harvest mice, to otters enjoying the sunshine!

Why Do Flamingos Feed Upside Down | April 2020

Hear about the feeding techniques of our flamingos with Research Associate, Paul Rose.

Spring on the Reserve | April 2020

Join Reserve Manager, Dave Paynter, to hear more about what activity is going on during springtime on the reserve.

Find out more about wetlands here.


Catch up with our reserve team and learn about the history of our cranes. Meet a new species in Toad Hall, the golden mantella frog!


Catch up with our reserve team and learn more about the return migration. Meet the magpie geese who will star in our Living Wetland Theatre.


See a WildWatch special on Bewick’s Swans with Principle Researcher, Julia Newth.

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