News

  • Pollution hits Kingfisher Trail

    Friday 21st April, 2017

    Kingfisher by Peter Hunter

    A pollution incident which has affected a 25-mile stretch of the River Irwell will have consequences for our Kingfisher Trail.

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  • Fire threatens return of extinct butterfly

    Wednesday 19th April, 2017

    Heysham Moss after the fire

    Arsonists are believed to be behind the devastation of one of the last few areas of lowland raised bog in Lancashire and put in jeopardy a project to restore a butterfly to the mossland where it has been extinct for more than 50 years.

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  • New £10 million fund to restore peatland

    Tuesday 18th April, 2017

    Thérèse Coffey with LWT CEO Anne Selby at Little Woolden

    A £10 million grant scheme to restore England’s iconic peatlands has been launched by the Government.

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  • Hare-raising TV drama for Brockholes

    Monday 10th April, 2017

    When Countryfile come-a-calling we are delighted but there is also a little bit of panic – after all we only have the whole nation watching us. Alan Wright, Communications Manager tells us about their recent visit to Brockholes...

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  • Biodiverse Society - Blog April 2017

    Friday 7th April, 2017

    February was the shortest month of the year... but our Biodiverse Society trainees still managed to pack plenty into the 28 days. Our Merseyside trainee Johnny Pescod explains...

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  • Kingfisher Trail Blog - April 2017

    Friday 31st March, 2017

    One of our regular volunteers recently joined a guided walk aimed at highlighting the industrial heritage of this section of the magnificent Kingfisher Trail. Read all about it below...

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  • 5,500 year old bog oaks!

    Monday 20th March, 2017

    Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University are currently investigating the vegetation history of Little Woolden Moss, with a view to dating and understanding the nature of a prehistoric woodland that once grew over parts of the site...

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  • What is the future of the HIVE?

    Wednesday 15th March, 2017

    We've received a healthy number of responses regarding the consultation themes which we hope might shape the future of the HIVE. This has been extremely useful in identifying areas where we may focus future development, read on for more of our key findings...

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  • Chat Moss project - FREE art competition for our new family trail!

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    We want to create an inspiring trail on Little Woolden Moss and we're looking for creative input from the area's youngsters...

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  • Biodiverse Society - Blog March 2017

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    A new year has brought new challenges and experiences for our Biodiverse Society team, as one of our Lancashire Trainees, Amelia Airey, explains...

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