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.
Could visitors to the reserve please keep dogs off the newly seeded poolside area. We will be fencing the area in due course.
Bird Surveying Workshop Thursday 6th April 10am-2pm, please see the poster on our events page for details.
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.