• Marine Wildlife Disappointment

    Friday 30th January, 2015

    Dublin Bay Prawn_Paul Naylor

    The Government is leaving the Irish Sea open to an environmental disaster by postponing plans to create a network of ‘nature reserves’ off the coast of the North West.

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  • Mosslands Team Blog - January 2015

    Thursday 29th January, 2015

    Here's a 2015's first update from our our Mosslands Team, which includes a Chat Moss chat with a loyal volunteer...

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  • No-go mosses open for people and wildlife

    Wednesday 28th January, 2015

    Common darter on Cadishead Moss

    Salford’s most important green landscape, Chat Moss, will become accessible to thousands of nature lovers this spring.

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  • Call to action

    Wednesday 28th January, 2015

    Rampisham Down

    As many of you will be aware, a serious development threat to an SSSI has emerged in Dorset with national implications.

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  • Brockholes - Top 10 wildlife sightings of 2014

    Monday 19th January, 2015

    Bill Aspin is a life-long wildlife enthusiast and one of our most frequent visitors to our Brockholes Nature Reserve. He has kindly complied his 'Top 10 Brockholes wildlife highlights of 2014' and it makes for fascinating reading...

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  • Newsround Red Alert

    Thursday 8th January, 2015

    Youngsters will get an insight into the world of Lancashire’s red squirrels on Newsround tomorrow (Fri 9 Jan).

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  • Birds of a feather clattering together

    Monday 29th December, 2014

    Jackdaws over Cuerden Valley Park

    The festive season is a time for getting together with friends and cavorting in a raucous manner . . . for many of our birds.

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  • ‘Lost’ turtles found on NW beaches

    Thursday 25th December, 2014

    Rob with turtle

    Two turtles have been washed ashore in the North West thousands of miles from their usual feeding grounds.

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  • No turtle doves this Christmas

    Wednesday 24th December, 2014

    Turtle dove

    True loves won’t be giving two turtle doves on the second day of Christmas in the North West, as the birds are now extinct in Lancashire and North Merseyside.

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  • Reindeers have a liking for lichen

    Wednesday 24th December, 2014

    Reindeer lichen on Winmarleigh Moss by Alan Wright

    If Rudolph and Santa’s other reindeers are feeling peckish on Christmas Day they can visit the mosslands of the North West for a feed.

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