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  • The Early Bird catches the Song!

    Friday 6th May, 2016

    Known as 'The Birdman of the Mosses', LWT volunteer and bird expert David Steel recently led a Dawn Chorus Walk as part of the Chat Moss project. Here he gives us his account of a wondrous morning of nature and song...

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  • May Day at the Gravel Pits

    Wednesday 4th May, 2016

    The Kingfisher Trail runs for 14 miles down connecting rural West Pennine Moors to the urban communities of Bolton, Bury and Salford. It has a richness of wildlife, landscape and social history and one of its many hidden gems is the Darcy Lever Gravel Pits, which recently held an open day. Here LWT volunteer David Barnes gives us his account of what was a fantastic day...

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  • Otters cause excitement at reserve

    Thursday 28th April, 2016

    Pair of otters at Mere Sands Wood by Alison Willow

    Otters have been spotted at a Lancashire nature reserve for the first time.

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  • Wildlife-friendly approach wins Vine House Farm Business Charity Award

    Tuesday 26th April, 2016

    A wildlife-friendly farmer’s efforts in contributing towards the conservation of UK wildlife have been recognised with an accolade at the Third Sector Business Charity Awards 2016

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  • Biodiverse Society Project Blog - April 2016

    Friday 22nd April, 2016

    Project Trainee Office Molly Owen gives us an update on what she and the team have been upto as a very busy season begins...

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  • Plan Bee scores an A+ with volunteers and members

    Wednesday 20th April, 2016

    Bee survey and identification

    Learn all about the myriad bee species we have across the region by joining in with conservation officer Ben Hargreaves’ programme of Plan Bee surveys across the summer…

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  • Meet the sheep and cattle in our conservation toolkit

    Tuesday 19th April, 2016

    Twin lambs join our conservation grazing flock

    Did you know we have sheep and cattle as part of our conservation toolkit for promoting wildlife across the region? Spring has seen twins and triplets amongst the new lambs born into our conservation family. Discover their story…

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  • Free guided walks May 1-8

    Monday 18th April, 2016

    Free guided walks May 1-8

    Join us at Brockholes, Mere Sands Wood, Wigan Flashes or Lunt Meadows for free guided walks in May. Come and discover your local wildlife.

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  • New worries over willow tits

    Thursday 14th April, 2016

    Willow tits at Wigan Flashes by Peter Smith NW Wild Images

    One of Britain’s most endangered birds has suffered another dramatic plunge in numbers according to a new report.

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  • Businesses: do one thing for wildlife this year

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

    Do one thing for wildlife

    With the new tax year arriving, we’re asking businesses to pledge to 'Do one thing for Wildlife' in the next 12 months. Meet your Corporate Social Responsibility targets and benefit local communities and wildlife at the same time.

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