Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
More discoveries. NEW: Zeiss Victory SF 32

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Birds centre wins tourism award (BBC News)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Old Sunday 30th August 2009, 16:25   #1
BF Newsroom
Registered User

 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: In the 'gubbins' of Birdforum
Posts: 5,744
Post Birds centre wins tourism award (BBC News)

A multi-million pound Teesside wildlife centrem which opened earlier this year, gains a "gold award" for sustainable tourism.

More from BBC News...
__________________
I gather the latest news from the birding world and post it for discussion.
BF Newsroom is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Monday 31st August 2009, 07:09   #2
Marmot
Registered User
 
Marmot's Avatar

 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: NE England
Posts: 28,362
Well done Saltholme on this.

But I think too much time was spent on being "green" in the centre and not enough thought went the outside into the positioning of the hides, some of the pathways and the lack of planting of bushes/shrubs/trees to cover up some of the mud mounds and these bushes would also give some protection to the birds. Also some seats along some of the longer length paths would not have gone amiss.
__________________
Marmot Avatar by Birdforum Member - Pavlik
Marmot is offline  
Reply With Quote

BF Supporter 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Support BirdForum With A Donation

Advertisement
Reply


Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A new centre, agency and birds (BBC News) BF Newsroom Live Bird News from around the World 0 Wednesday 31st December 2008 07:05
Rare birds in danger from tourism (BBC News) BF Newsroom Live Bird News from around the World 1 Monday 3rd March 2008 00:05
Farm's award for lapwing project (BBC News) BF Newsroom Live Bird News from around the World 0 Saturday 15th September 2007 13:30
Warwickshire farmer wins prestigious wildlife award Jodd Live Bird News from around the World 2 Saturday 19th May 2007 20:00
Landmark Australian bird atlas wins award Birdforum Birds & Birding 2 Thursday 28th August 2003 23:04

{googleads}

Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.12544990 seconds with 14 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 20:31.