Education materials

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Classroom Pack (KS1 & KS2)

We have created a classroom pack of materials based on the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum, including lessons plans, activities, worksheets, posters and ideas for wall displays. Download in full here or visit our Classroom Materials page for more information and to download individual files/activities.

Interpretation & signage

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Project Godwit At-A-Glance

A poster summarising Project Godwit. Produced in June 2021, 1 page (A3).

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Project Noticeboard

Project noticeboard installed at WWT Welney, Ouse Washes in March 2018, 1 page (A1, 594 x 841mm).

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Godwit Models and Signage

Godwit models and signage installed at WWT Welney, Ouse Washes in March 2018. 7 pages (of photographs).

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Conference Poster 2017

Conference poster for International Wader Study Group Conference, September 2017, 1 page (A1, 594 x 841mm).

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Colour Ring Re-sighting Poster

Summer 2017, 1 page

Scientific papers

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Diagnosing the recent population decline of Black-tailed Godwits in the United Kingdom

Abstract: During the last 50 years, the breeding population of Continental Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa limosa in the United Kingdom has been relatively small (below 60 pairs) and largely concentrated in two locations in eastern England. There were severe declines at the Ouse Washes during the 1990s due to increased spring flooding. In the following years, there were increases at the nearby Nene Washes. However...

Wader Study » Volume 128 » Issue 1

Headstarting guidance

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Headstarting key stages

The key stages common to all headstarting projects from establishing the conservation case to reporting.

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Pre-project checklist

A checklist of issues that should be considered when making the decision to implement a headstarting project for waders.

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Feasibility checklist

The key questions to consider before implementing a headstarting project for waders. Answering these questions should give an indication of the feasibility of the project (what are the chances of success?) and highlight the areas that are likely to be most problematic.

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Cost-benefit assessment template

This document provides templates to assist with assessing the benefits and costs (risks and negative impacts) of a proposed headstarting project.

Annual reports

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Project Godwit - Annual Summary 2020

Short report on project activities in 2020.

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Project Godwit - Annual Summary 2019

Short report covering project activities in 2019.

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Project Godwit - Annual Summary 2018

Short report covering project activities in 2018

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Project Godwit - Annual Summary 2017

Short report on project activities in 2017.