Cotswold Lakes Trust

 

Cotswold Lakes Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of the Cotswold Water Park for the benefit of wildlife and people.

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About Cotswold Lakes Trust

About Us

Cotswold Lakes Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of the Cotswold Water Park for the benefit of wildlife and people.

Our Sites

We manage a range of sites and nature reserves across the Cotswold Water Park

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Our Work

Cotswold Lakes Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of the Cotswold Water Park for the benefit of wildlife and people.

Leadership

Guiding the Cotswold Water Park to a more accessible and sustainable future

Biodiversity and the Natural Environment

Protecting and enhancing the rich natural environment

Recreation and Access

Improving access and encouraging the public to appropriately enjoy our sites

Education

Promoting a greater understanding of the heritage, wildlife and landscape

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Projects & Events

As a charity, Cotswold Lakes Trust runs several varied and interesting projects, through specific grant funding. These range from the ongoing Cotswold Water Vole Recovery Project and environmental enhancements on key sites within the Cotswold Water Park through to improvements to public leisure sites that the Trust manages.

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We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. For 70 years she has been an inspiration to the world and we thank her for her lifetime of service and devotion through a time of constant change. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family...

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Hummingbird Hawk-moths in the Cotswold Water Park

Hummingbird Hawk-moths in the Cotswold Water Park

Many years ago, i noticed an odd creature hovering by a flower covered Buddleia bush, with the ability to dart, stop and resume hovering by another bloom in a mere blink of an eye. I crept closer, intrigued, and found myself wrestling with the problem that it appeared...

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Two new trustees join Cotswold Lakes Trust

Two new trustees join Cotswold Lakes Trust

Two new trustees have been welcomed to Cotswold Lakes Trust. Tom Corran is an experienced finance and communication professional with more than 40 years in business. His varied international career included spells in the City of London in the 1980s as a beverage...

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