Nest Box Week Celebration 2009: Nineteen Bird

Nest Box Week celebration

Nineteen new bird and bat boxes have been installed in the Tiffey Valley, Wymondham, to celebrate National Nest Box Week.
The boxes were bought using funds donated to Wymondham Nature Group by Waitrose, under its Community Matters scheme. Members of the group, Ann Roberts, chairman, and Tony Barnes, footpath officer, fixed the boxes to trees in the Town Cemetery and on Becketswell public open space, with permission of Wymondham Town Council. National Nest Box week was instigated in 1997 as an annual event to encourage everyone to put up nesting/roosting boxes in their area to help the local bird, and bat, populations. Natural sites, such as holes in trees and buildings, are fast disappearing, as gardens and woods are

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