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Fairfield Nature Reserve

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Fairfield Nature Reserve Overview
Overview of the Reserve
Carr House Meadow
Carr House Meadow
Hay Meadow
Hay Meadow
School Pond
School Pond
The Paddock
The Paddock
Big Meadow
Big Meadow
Upper Sowerholme
Upper Sowerholme
Lower Sowerholme
Lower Sowerholme
West Field
West Field
Little Wood
Little Wood
Pony Wood
Pony Wood
Flora Field
Flora Field

Paths and Hedges

Fauna Path
Fauna Path
The Long Pads Footpath
The Long Pads Footpath
Pony Wood Path
Pony Wood Path
Long Pads Hedge
Hedges

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History of the Reserve

The Nature Reserve was created in two stages: Fauna on agricultural land leased from Lancaster City Council (agreed by Cabinet in 2009) and Flora on land bought bought between 2011 and 2013.

REad the History

Maps

We have two specially created, beautifully-illustrated large-scale maps of the Reserve.

There is also an interactive map which connects to our photographic surveys.

See Maps

Reserve Surveys

The Fairfield Association undertakes a number of annual surveys of the wildlife and plants found on the Reserve.

Go to Surveys

Funders

Many different organisations and people have help with funding the Nature Reserve.

See Funders

Recent Wildlife Sightings

A Wide Variety of Birds

Nieduszynska

These birds were recorded on the reserve by Rachel Malloch on 17 February.

Flush Count – 5 February 2024

Nieduszynska

Wildlife seen on the reserve during the flush count on 5 February.

Sightings Board January 2024

Nieduszynska

Birds recorded on the sightings board at the end of January 2024

Jay

Christine

25 September – there was a Jay planting acorns in Big Meadow.