Broads visitors give £4000

The Broads

Barn owls, cyclists, and visitors to Carlton and Oulton Marshes in Suffolk are set to benefit from the inspirational Love the Broads visitor giving scheme which has just celebrated its first anniversary.

Over £4,000 donated by visitors is being given to projects which will benefit wildlife and the visitor experience in the Broads.

£2,000 will fund 20 new barn owl boxes which will help to increase the barn owl population of the Broads.

£750 is being given to the Broads Bike Hire Association to improve cycle route signage in the quiet lanes of the northern Broads linking in with www.thebroadsbybike.org.uk

Waveney River Centre is giving £1,500 to Suffolk Wildlife Trust from its donations to improve access on an all-weather circular footpath around the Carlton and Oulton Marshes nature reserve.

The projects were chosen from a shortlist of 5 by an independent panel.

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