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This web site is managed by Brian Fellows . . . brianfellows at tiscali.co.uk

Brook Meadow is a lovely wet meadow in Emsworth, a small town in the south east corner of Hampshire in the UK. It consists of 5 acres of grassland, surrounded by woodlands and flanked by two streams. Brook Meadow is full of birds, insects and wild flowers and has Water Voles in the river. It is designated as a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation and is also a Local Nature Reserve. Brook Meadow is managed by the Brook Meadow Conservation Group on behalf of Havant Borough Council.
It has two attractive interpretation boards with original artwork from a local artist and four signcases with local news and photos.
For the original artwork go to . . .
Brook Meadow Interpretation Board
It refreshes the senses and uplifts the spirits. What more could you ask?

CURRENT NEWS AND EVENTS
Current news - 2015 . . . Summary of conservation and wildlife news from the past few weeks

. . . . . . . News archives . . . Brook Meadow news 2014

Current conservation news diary. . . Reports and photos of conservation work - July-Dec 2015

Forthcoming Events . . . Forthcoming events of Conservation Group

Emsworth Wildlife Diary . . . a daily wildlife blog covering Emsworth and the local area

Links to other local web sites . . . Links to other local web sites of wildlife interest


CONSERVATION DIARIES - ARCHIVES
2011 Jan-Jul . . . . 2011 Aug-Dec . . . 2012 Jan-Jun . . . 2012 Jun-Dec

2013 Jan-Aug . . . 2013 Sep-Dec . . . 2014 Jan-Jun . . . 2014 July-Dec

2015 Jan-Jun . . .


MISCELLANEOUS

How to get to Brook Meadow . . . Get a Brook Meadow Polo Shirt

Flooding on Brook Meadow . . . News and photos of the worst floods to hit the meadow in 2014

Commemorative plaque . . . of two airmen who lost their lives over Brook Meadow in 1944


WILDLIFE OF BROOK MEADOW
Summary of wildlife
Water Voles . . News and photos of the Water Voles of Brook Meadow with links to yearly sightings

Plants of Brook Meadow . . List of plants recorded on Brook Meadow

. . . Counts of plants on Brook Meadow . . . Annual counts of Butterbur and Ragged Robin

Birds of Brook Meadow . . . List of the birds recorded on Brook Meadow

Butterflies of Brook Meadow . . . List of the butterflies recorded on Brook Meadow

Butterfly photos . . . Photos of the butterflies recorded on Brook Meadow


BROOK MEADOW CONSERVATION GROUP

Brook Meadow Conservation Group . . . Committee Members plus a bit about the formation and work of the group

Annual General Meeting 2013 - Report of the meeting on October 2nd, 2013

Chairman's Report 2014 . . . Review of conservation work in 2014 by Jennifer Rye

Wildlife Report 2013 . . . Review of the past year's wildlife on Brook Meadow by Brian Fellows

Treasurer's Report 2014 . . . by Pam Phillips including accounts for the year to 31.08.14

Membership renewal form . . . Downloadable form to renew membership 2012-13

Membership Application Form . . . Application form to join the group - £3 per person.

BMCG Constitution . . . The Constitution of the Conservation Group

Management Plan 2005-2015 . . . *External link (with **PDF files) 


PROFESSIONAL WILDLIFE SURVEYS - all on PDF files

Water Vole Survey - (PDF File) . . . Professional survey by Andy Rothwell 2013

Water Vole Survey - (PDF File) . . . Professional survey by Andy Rothwell 2007

Insect Survey . . . Report of survey by professional entomologist, Bryan Pinchen April-Sept 2010

Ground-dwelling insects on Brook Meadow . . . Report of survey by David Search

Invertebrates Survey - (**PDF File) . . . Professional survey by Martin Harvey July 2004

River Ems Survey . . . River survey by Chloe Delgery and Andrew Powling June 2005

Environmental Quality Appraisal of the River Ems . . . *External link


MISCELLANEOUS

Bats of Brook Meadow. . . Surveys of bats on Brook Meadow and the surrounding area

Moles on Brook Meadow . . Notes and surveys of the molehills on Brook Meadow

Images of Brook Meadow . . Photos of Brook Meadow and other sites in the local area

The River Ems . . . The River Ems and its related watercourses

Interbridges site . . . Industrial development land in Emsworth.

Moth Surveys . . . Results of two moth surveys carried out in 2004 and 2005

Honour for volunteer - Brian Fellows is awarded a BEM in Queen's Birthday Honours List 2014

In Memory of . . .

Gwynne Johnson . . . A good friend of Brook Meadow and lover of wildlife

Tony Wilkinson . . . Tribute to Tony and photos of him at work on the meadow

Penny Aylett - Tributes to Penny and photos of her at work on Brook Meadow

Ted Aylett - Tributes to Ted Aylett - a founder member of the conservation group  


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