Spurn National Nature Reserve
- 1959-2009 (Creation)
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Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014.
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Papers and photographs concerning the stewardship of the site, which was acquired by the Trust in 1959 as its third nature reserve. The records include information on the acquisition of the site and the associated tensions with local residents, information on the management of coastal erosion at the site and species records.
Further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.
Conditions governing reproduction
A reprographics service is available to researchers. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.
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Related units of description
further information on Spurn National Nature Reserve can be found on the website of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: http://www.ywt.org.uk/reserves/spurn-nature-reserve
Subject access points
- Nature conservation » National nature reserves
- Nature conservation » Nature reserves
- Natural environment » Natural habitats » Salt marshes (habitats)
- Nature conservation » Landscape protection » Sites of Special Scientific Interest
- Nature conservation » Landscape protection » Special Protection Areas
- Nature conservation » Landscape protection » Special Areas for Conservation