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Protecting wildlife across the North West
Thanks to the support of our members, volunteers and supporters we are able to give wildlife a voice, protect wild spaces and enthuse the next generation with nature across Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside.
Latest news from the North West
John Sisk & Son helps create homes for wildlife at Lunt Meadows
The family-owned construction company is giving back to the environment by helping us create vital new wildlife habitat at Lunt Meadows…
Bickershaw welcomes herd of highland cows to spruce up grassland
Seven highland bullocks have arrived at Bickershaw Country Park to help us improve the grassland for wildlife.
New era heralded at Mere Sands Wood
It was the end of an era at Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve last week, when the oldest part of the iconic Visitor Centre was demolished…
Campaign for a Wilder Future
The systems and laws that should be keeping nature healthy are failing – both for wildlife and for people. The natural world is in a critical condition, but together we can put it into recovery.
Where to take an autumn stroll
Autumn has a special kind of magic, setting tree leaves alight and spurring wildlife into a foraging frenzy. It’s the perfect time to get outside and experience the wonders of nature, and luckily, there are countless autumn walks in Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside to choose from.
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Where to see wildlife in autumn
As the golden glow of autumn sets fiery leaves alight, nature shows no sign of slowing down. Berries burst forth from the bushes, birds and mammals gorge on the autumn bounty and summer migrants leave for Africa, making way for must-see winter birds.
It’s time to wrap up and start exploring.
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The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.