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  • Free guided walks 1-4 September

    Wednesday 24th August, 2016

    Free guided walks 1-4 September

    Join us at Mere Sands Wood on Thursday 1 September 2-4pm and Brockholes on Sunday 4 September 11am-1pm.

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  • A Toad-tastic week awaits at Brockholes Nature Reserve

    Thursday 18th August, 2016

    A special 'The Wind in the Willows' week at Brockholes is highlighted by the opening of a fantastic themed new trail, which was funded after winning a public vote...

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  • Win a wild children's party with Nick Baker

    Thursday 11th August, 2016

    Win a wild children's party with Nick Baker

    Go wild with TV’s Nick Baker at your very own exclusive Wild Party, courtesy of People’s Postcode Lottery player-supported charity The Wildlife Trusts! With Nick as your personal guide, discover with your friends what's living in the great outdoors on a minibeast safari. Exploring through the grass, peeking under logs and dipping in the ponds, uncover the wild and wonderful creatures that live on your doorstep.

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  • Bailey's story: Forest Schools

    Wednesday 10th August, 2016

    Bailey's story: Forest Schools

    Bailey is one of over a thousand schoolchildren enjoying our Forest Schools project in urban Manchester supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery. Every child has their own story of discovering nature, feeling free and confident, and loving their Forest Schools experience. Discover Bailey's story and imagine how your children could benefit from our work.

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  • The Forest Schools journey

    Tuesday 9th August, 2016

    The Forest Schools journey

    The Lancashire Wildlife Trust is in the second year of a ground-breaking Forest Schools project in urban Manchester supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery. Discover the impact our first year had on children and teachers – and how we're now working with Manchester City Council to transform children's educational experiences on public green spaces in Clayton and Moston.

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  • Arsonists destroy bird hide

    Thursday 4th August, 2016

    Arsonists torched a bird hide that, for the past two years, has been a haven for wildlife lovers in Salford.

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  • Mayors visit the mosslands

    Wednesday 3rd August, 2016

    Paul Dennett and Tony Lloyd plant sphagnum watched by Anne Selby and Louise Morr

    Their job is to sell Manchester to the world and they now have an added an environmentally friendly attraction to their portfolio.

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  • Sculptures, stone circles, labyrinths and more at Brockholes

    Wednesday 3rd August, 2016

    Sculptures, stone circles, labyrinths and more at Brockholes

    We have been celebrating the latest addition to the visitor features at our Brockholes nature reserve with the Wind In The Willows sculpture trail. This joins our other 2016 additions of the stone circle overlooking the Ribble, the labyrinth by the parking area, and the lakeside boardwalk.

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  • Tree-mendous Photo Competition opens for Greater Manchester

    Monday 1st August, 2016

    A brand new photography competition has been launched for the residents of Greater Manchester, with the chance to win a variety of goodies!

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  • Kingfisher Trail Blog - Walking for Wildlife

    Thursday 28th July, 2016

    At a recent member event, attendees were treated to a wonderful wildlife walk down a section of our Kingfisher Trail. Our Community Wildlife Engagement Placement Katie Chambers was there and shared the following account with us...

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