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  • Free guided walks June 2-5

    Wednesday 25th May, 2016

    Free guided walks June 2-5

    Come to Brockholes and Mere Sands Wood for free guided walks in June - or join our walk and bee survey at Castle Hill, Newton-le- Willows.

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  • Black terns delight birders

    Friday 20th May, 2016

    Black tern at MSW

    A pair of migrants has been welcomed by visitors to a Lancashire beauty spot.

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  • Bird sighting is a first for Lancashire?

    Thursday 19th May, 2016

    Pallid harrier over Brockholes by Bill Aspin

    A bird of prey spotted flying over Brockholes nature reserve could be a first for Lancashire according to experts.

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  • SUMMER - An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

    Thursday 19th May, 2016

    From bestseller lists to blogs, environmental writing is flourishing. Melissa Harrison’s bold curation of this new book serves to capture nature writing at its most exciting and diverse, including fresh new voices alongside many of our best loved writers.

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  • Win a short break in the Lakes

    Tuesday 17th May, 2016

    Haweswater hotel

    We have teamed up with Cloud 9 Walking Holidays to bring you an exciting chance to win a short-break walking holiday for two in the Lake District.

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  • Biodiverse Society - Blog May 2016

    Monday 9th May, 2016

    It has been a busy and exciting month for our Biodiverse Society Project. In this latest blog the project's Lancashire Trainee, Tony DaSilva, tells us exactly what he and the team have been upto...

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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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