2020-10-06 HS2 works at Calvert Jubilee nature reserve
23 images Created 7 Oct 2020
Calvert, UK. 6th October, 2020. Images of an area of Calvert Jubilee nature reserve cleared of trees and vegetation by contractors working on behalf of HS2 Ltd. HS2 Ltd seized possession of the eastern side of the nature reserve, which is maintained by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and is home to bittern, breeding tern and some of the UK’s rarest butterflies, on 22nd September in order to carry out clearance works in connection with the HS2 high-speed rail link, evicting a small group of local environmental campaigners who had set up a wildlife protection camp in the reserve.