Warwickshire Wildlife Trust delivered an innovative new project working to support community health by creating opportunities on healthcare sites for local people, NHS service users, visitors and staff to get involved with and enjoy natural green spaces.

 

 

Funded by Natural England's Big Lottery Access To Nature fund, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust delivered a new community project in partnership with The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. Working on the Jubilee Nature Reserve at the Hospital site the project:

  • Developed and improved access to the new Jubilee Nature Reserve bordering the River Sowe.
  • Installed a pond dipping platform and information boards.
  • Carried out wildlife surveys, focusing on birds, plants, butterflies and dragonflies.
  • Developed a new management plan for the reserve.
  • Carried out practical conservation tasks on the reserve.
  • Provided opportunities for volunteering.
  • Worked with local schools and youth centres to connect young people with nature.

 

 

 

 

Visit the Outer Space website for more information. You can also follow the project on Facebook and Twitter! Also see below for useful information on the project that you can download, such as the regular project newsletter.

 

How do I get involved?
For more information on the project contact:
Simon Phelps – 02476 302912 - 07956993413 – simon.phelps@wkwt.org.uk
 

NHS University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Centre for Sustainable HealthNatural England  Big Lottery Funded

Downloads

FilenameFile size
Autumn newsletter.pdf522.55 KB
Health walk map430.06 KB
Jubilee Nature Reserve map359.78 KB