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
Rare large heath caterpillars hatch at Chester Zoo
Two months after we collected pregnant large heath butterflies from a special donor site, more than 150 rare caterpillars have hatched…
Remembering Tony Field
A wonderful Lancashire Wildlife Trust colleague was remembered yesterday as we secured the first leaf on our new memory tree, located at…
Burgers and beasties at Bedford Primary School
With the summer holidays around the corner, pupils, parents and teachers from Bedford Primary School in Bootle, Merseyside came together…
Have your say for wildlife in Manchester
If you live, work, study or volunteer in Manchester, we want to hear from you. By taking a few minutes to fill in this short survey you will be helping to shape the way we protect wildlife and contributing to the new 10-year vision for biodiversity in Manchester.
Become a member
Being surrounded by the wonders of nature makes us happier and healthier, but sadly, our regions wildlife is struggling to cling on. We're working on the ground to protect local wild places, safeguard species on the brink and connect communities with their magical natural world, but we can't do it alone. Can you help our charity continue this vital work?
Chasing rainbows: Where to spot butterflies
They brighten up spring, summer and even autumn with a kaleidoscope of colour, but how can you tell our regions beautiful butterfly species apart? And where are the best places to spot them?
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Our most popular nature reserves
Species to discover in summer
Our halcyon summer days are a riot of colour, birdsong, and skies filled with swooping, soaring migrants. Flower-heads thrum with buzzing bees and dragonflies swoop over shimmering pools. All life is here, and it is waiting to be explored.
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.