Posted: December 08th 2021
by Sue Penlington, Sustainability and Learning Manager
If you’re trying to be more sustainable, you might be wondering about the environmental impact of Christmas Trees. Let’s dig in to the topic with Holkham’s Sustainability Expert, Sue Penlington.
Posted: October 21st 2021
by Niobe Shaw
Half term is almost upon us and Halloween is just days away. Whilst Halloween is a celebration that can be great fun, it can also create a lot of single use items and plastic waste which negatively impact the environment. Sustainability and conservation are at the heart of Holkham, and so we are determined to find new ways to celebrate that help to stamp out waste. Here are our five top tips for enjoying a more sustainable and conscious Halloween.
Posted: May 28th 2021
by Sue Penlington - Sustainability and Learning Manager
May is traditionally the time when lawnmowers are fired up around the country as we start to spend more time outside and the grass bursts into life. However, it is also a great time to let nature shine and increase biodiversity. From large estates and parks to your own back garden, why don’t you give the #NoMow a go?
Posted: January 29th 2021
As part of our Wonder journey, work is starting on the avenue of trees at Lady Anne’s Drive in Holkham. Find out what we are doing and why.
Posted: January 15th 2021
If you’ve ever been on a cellar tour of Holkham you may have come across our wood cellar. Our hall team has been working hard giving it a good spring clean ready for the year ahead.
Posted: January 01st 2021
Sustainability and a pioneering spirit sit at the centre of our vision – a vision which has given way to the creation and launch of WONDER, our sustainability strategy. Join us on this journey as we venture into the new year.
Posted: October 15th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, Senior NNR Warden
As the nip in the air and the sound of Pink footed geese start to fill the skies, autumn heralds a shift in wildlife at Holkham. We’ve created some new access routes to the reed fringed scrub on the southern edge of the pinewoods for visitors to experience and enjoy autumn nature at its finest.
Posted: July 08th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, NNR Warden
Holkham National Nature Reserve has had another new species added to its growing list of breeding birds, the Cattle Egret, a small, colourful member of the heron family.
Page 1 of 5 pagesNext page