Tag: Wildlife

Litter pick in Salford to acknowledge Hedgehog Awareness Week

Litter pick in Salford to acknowledge Hedgehog Awareness Week

The University of Salford Sustainability Team has organised a litter pick for Hedgehog Awareness Week. The event will take place […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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“Wildlife is less timid and more visible” How lockdown has affected Salford’s wildlife and green spaces

One unexpected side-effect of the COVID crisis is a significant uptick in wildlife activity. With fewer people out and about, […]

Photo Credit: Jean Verdeyen
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“Imagine a world without wildlife”: Salford on World Wildlife Day

Photo Credit: Jean Verdeyen Today is World Wildlife Day and Salford has been celebrating. This year’s theme is ‘Sustaining all Life […]

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Worsley history and wildlife walks encourage exercise and educate on heritage and nature

The Landscape History & Wildlife Walk in Worsley helps people to become more active by encouraging them to participate in […]

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 […]

Pearl Bordered Fritillary - Luke Blazejewski

Salford-based Wildlife Film Maker raises awareness for the ‘magic natural world’ with new film about the Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Salford-based wildlife film-maker and researcher Luke Blazejewski has produced a film about the Pearl-bordered Fritillary, a butterfly species that is […]

Celebrate National Dragonfly Week in Irlam this weekend

Celebrate National Dragonfly Week in Irlam this weekend

To kick off National Dragonfly Week The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside and Carbon Landscape are hosting the Dragonfly Festival this weekend at Prince’s Park, Irlam.

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Bats, newts, voles, swans and kingfisher can all be sighted at Salford’s Peel Park, experts say

What are the best things to see at Peel Park? Salford’s Wildlife Society and Peel Park rangers identify the highlights worth seeing.