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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:

Christmas (P)reserve

10th December 2.00pm

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WARDEN'S CORNER

warden

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

Read the ramblings >

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NEWS

NOV 2016

The Winter Tree Identification Course starts on Wednesday 23rd November, please see the events page or contact the warden for details.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

We are looking for around 4 volunteers to join our Wednesday gang who do a variety of work on the reserve every Wednesday 10am to 12 noon. Please contact the warden if you are interested.

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

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