New viewing hides are proving a big success at Rodley Nature Reserve this summer – less than a year after the old ones were badly damaged in the Boxing Day floods.
Both new hides have been elevated to improve the viewing experience and are wheelchair friendly by way of access ramps and special viewing ports.
Check out the video below:
The video below details some of the issues faced by Rodley Nature Reserve volunteers immediately after last December’s floods:
Created on a floodplain in Kirkstall Valley, a recognised ‘flyway’ for wildfowl and waders on migration, the wetland habitats constructed here complement the nearby River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.