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
Our Litter Critters are back and ready to help wildlife
Despite the beauty of the Fylde coast, its beaches still end up scattered with litter that's washed in from the sea or been tossed…
HS2 – new report reveals exorbitant cost to nature
A new report published by The Wildlife Trusts today reveals, for the first time, the vast scale of the destruction and impact that HS2…
Prisoners repair tools to help conservation work at Brockholes
Inmates at a Lancashire prison are lending a hand when it comes to protecting the Lancashire environment.
Restoring our region's peatlands
Peatlands are vital carbon sinks and incredible refuges for threatened wildlife, but in our region alone 98 per cent of our lowland peatlands have been destroyed. We're restoring them to their former glory; preserving these precious habitats for future generations of both people and wildlife.
How does nature make us feel better?
Nature has been scientifically proven to make us feel healthier and happier, but what is it about being outside that has such a positive effect on how we feel?
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Where to see wildlife in winter
Winter is anything but lifeless in our region. Wading birds gather in huge, noisy flocks to forage along coasts and marshes, while starlings take to the skies in hypnotic murmurations.
It might be the toughest time of year, but even our winter wildlife is blessed with northern grit.
What we're doing
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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.