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
Dive into National Marine Week 2019!
Spot seals, search the strandline for shark egg cases and ramble those rockpools this summer!
Moss Bank Park is an example of a green future
The UK’s top civil servant for the environment paid a visit to two Bolton beauty spots today to see how to protect and make use of green…
Carnivores bite back on the moss
In a quiet corner of a North West nature reserve, carnivores are devouring their prey.
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.
Where can you find the Dragons this summer?
Forget Game of Thrones – you can spot real-life dragons right here in Lancashire! From stunning mossland specialists to mighty emperors, learn more about the dragonflies on the wing in summer and the best places to spot them.
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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.
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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.