Flora and fauna

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome works in partnership with Natural England to improve and manage our ecology. As participants in their Entry and Higher level Stewardship schemes, we work to carefully manage the site to get the very best habitats for our wildlife.

The team at Stow Maries has planted 5,500 mixed broadleaf, native, woodland trees  on the site.

Some of the mammals and reptiles to be found at the site are:

  • Hares
  • Grass snakes
  • Adders
  • Bats
  • Slow worms
  • Common lizards
  • Deer

Many schools and students regularly visit the site as part of their studies. We have the capacity for formal and informal learning. To organise a wildlife tour or talk please contact us.

 

 

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Events

02.12.17 - 02.12.17

STO-Kers

A monthly activity day at Stow Maries for 8-14 year olds to explore and enjoy a variety of activities linked by the theme of ‘flight’! From simple paper planes to building a series of ‘build and fly’ models, from creating gliders and rockets

10.12.17

Meet Father Christmas at Stow Maries

Visit Father Christmas and his Reindeers at Stow this Christmas

16.12.17

Meet Father Christmas at Stow Maries

Visit Father Christmas and his Reindeers at Stow this Christmas

Our news

13.11.17

Remembrance Sunday 2017

 Last Sunday saw the communities surrounding Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome come together in a sensitive and respectful Remembrance day Parade.

Both Serving and ex-members of HM...

Latest blog

17.05.17

A Royal day out at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome – by CEO Ian Flint

It was wonderful to welcome The Duke of Gloucester to our World War 1 Aerodrome near Maldon last week. He was genuinely interested in the work of our fantastic volunteers – who toiled...