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  • Bushcraft tools and construction... with Forest School!

    Monday 12th June, 2017

    Our Forest School sessions are helping youngsters learn crucial teamwork schools that we think may help save the construction industry! Project Communications Assistant Emma Ackerley explains...

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  • We've been listed as finalists for 'Third Sector Business of the Year'!

    Tuesday 6th June, 2017

    We're delighted to have been named as a finalist for 'Third Sector Business of the Year', in the region's most important business awards, the BIBA's.

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  • Biodiverse Society - Blog June 2017

    Thursday 1st June, 2017

    April is an amazing time of the year to be involved in wildlife species ID - so as you would expect there were plenty of interesting happenings in our Biodiverse Society Team! In the latest blog, our Merseyside Trainee Mark Pritchard gives us a first hand account...

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  • Time to go and get Wild!

    Wednesday 31st May, 2017

    More than 2,500 people have signed up to go wild for the 30 days of June with The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside.

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  • Happy Hedgehog Awareness Week from Forest Schools!

    Thursday 4th May, 2017

    At Forest School this week, we’ve been joining in the fun and raising awareness for one of Britain’s much loved small mammals – the hedgehog!

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  • 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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