LCPRE Have Done A Great Job of Protecting Ely Wildlife
ELY has changed. Two years ago there were people who had lived in Ely all their lives that refused to believe there were Bittern and otter in the Roswell pits/Potter reed bed area. Now, not only is there photographic proof of their existence but other rar
ELY has changed.
Two years ago there were people who had lived in Ely all their lives that refused to believe there were Bittern and otter in the Roswell pits/Potter reed bed area.
Now, not only is there photographic proof of their existence but other rare species have been documented as well.
The quiet, watchful people of Ely have been out there in all seasons demonstrating patience, vigilance and passion.
Finally their efforts are being acknowledged.
It's amazing to see such a change for the better.
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- 2 'Gas engineer' reportedly stole two phones and a purse in Haddenham
- 3 See inside this £1.7m country house with its own lake near Ely
- 4 Superintendent dons rainbow helmet against hate crime on #IDAHOBIT
- 5 Village café battles Covid-19 delays to raise over £1,700
- 6 Village toasts Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a memorable touch
- 7 Weekend closure for A142 for bridge works between Ely and Chatteris
- 8 Princess Anne unveils new 'national treasure' Jubilee table in Ely
- 9 Inside the £165,000 luxury river boat for sale in the Fens
- 10 Corporal lines up world record 135km paddleboard trek for 'gleaming' Bobby
As a resident of Ely, it's enlivening to know that the pits are safe from development so my family and I can continue to grow up watching the area change. The saplings become trees, the trees becoming part of a landscape rich with wildlife and natural beauty.
I would like to thank the committee of the LCPRE for all the blood, sweat and tears they have poured in representing the interests and beliefs of concerned local residents and for changing the minds of the people who didn't consider the pits worth saving.