Tag: nature

Volunteers working at the park. Images from Laura Calvin, vice chair of Friends of Peel Park

“Keep your eyes peeled for nature and take care of the green spaces” – Friends of Peel Park educate park users about appreciating and respecting nature

Friends of Peel Park are running ‘Eyes Peeled for Nature’ month to raise awareness of our local wildlife. Eyes Peeled […]

copyright: Luke Blazejewski

“Opening our eyes to the world around will teach us to start seeing our cities in different ways” – Go Green Salford are hosting a film screening of the urban nature

An Online film screening will  explore the urban nature of Salford featuring a Q&A session with Dr Luke Blazejewski as […]

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“There’s just so much around you that you don’t realise” – Creative Salford couple launch nature podcast

At the start of 2021, husband and wife Chris and Emma Limtek made the decision to launch the ‘Bricked Nature’ […]

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“It’s for the local community to enjoy” – How a community garden in Salford is teaching children about the great outdoors

The group behind the restoration of a derelict patch of land into a thriving forest garden for children have reflected on a successful first year after waving goodbye to the final visiting group of 2020.

Salford Volunteer Rangers are selling wooden owls to support the maintenance of green spaces

Salford Volunteer Rangers are selling wooden owls to support the maintenance of green spaces

Salford Volunteer Rangers are selling handmade wooden owls in time for Christmas with proceeds going towards keeping the region’s green […]

Three sister nature Reserve

“We think it’s the largest number of objectors we ever had” – Eccles Nature Reserve temporarily saved after hundreds object to a plan to cut down 17 trees

Three Sisters nature reserve in Eccles has been temporarily saved after locals objected to the plans by United Utilities to […]

“I’ve always been passionate about wildlife” Lewis Nelson on becoming Wildlife Champion

“I’ve always been passionate about wildlife” Lewis Nelson on becoming Wildlife Champion

This week councilor Lewis Nelson was appointed Wildlife Champion of Salford. We spoke to him about what impact he thought […]

Linear Park Woods Stickman creations enchant children and families

Linear Park Woods Stickman creations enchant children and families

As schools and nurseries closed due to COVID-19, parents have faced the daunting prospect of keeping their kids entertained for […]

The Little Woolden Moss in Irlam. Image credits: The Lancashire Wildlife Trust

£3.2m Carbon Landscape project aims to restore wetlands

A five-year Lancashire Wildlife Trust project will restore Little Woolden Moss in Irlam and improve other mosses in Salford. The […]