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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.

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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.

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Join our campaign for a Wilder Future

Contact your MP today to influence the Environment Bill so that it protects the wildlife and wild places you love, across our region and beyond.

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A marsh harrier hovering over a reedbed

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Discover wildlife

How to identify birds of prey

Razor sharp vision, deadly bills and talons and incredible aerial acrobatics; our region’s raptors have it all. They are some of the most exciting of all birds to spot while you’re out and about, but do you know which species is which?

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Find a reserve or event nearby

Our most popular nature reserves


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Species to discover in spring

Bluebells, fresh buds, new blossom and migrant birds - it must be spring. Find out which wildlife you can spot during this most wonderful time of the year.

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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.
Sir David Attenborough