Our latest updates

Here we share the latest news and insights from the New Life on the Old West project. Find out more about the latest wildlife enhancements, follow our project team in action and read contributions from our volunteer community and project partners.

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Winter NLOW Newsletter

Read our second edition of the New Life Old West newsletter to discover project progress and how you can get involved this winter

10 nature-based activities across Cambridgeshire this Christmas

With holidays approaching, here are 10 fun and family-friendly activities recommended by nature experts. How many will you do? If you choose to get involved, tell us about it on social media using the #NewLifeOldWest - we’d love to hear from you!

Visit to The Great Fen

Read about our recent visit to The Great Fen, located between Huntingdon and Peterborough, to discover more about the Water Works project. The project aims to develop a more sustainable future for fenland resources by trialling ‘wet farming’ which includes the growing of commercially interesting crops to maintain peat.