Back to Forest School

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Release date:  Wed, 13/09/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  With the start of the school term, children all over the UK are facing new beginnings. Whether it’s a new school or nursery, a new class or new teachers. It can be a daunting time. Communications Officer, Emma Ackerley tells us how Forest School sessions can help. Many children that attend our Forest School sessions across Liverpool and Manchester struggle interacting with others, often having English as their second language and therefore lacking the confidence to speak and answer questions in class. Regular sessions of Forest School not only help to instil a respect and ...

National News: Badger culling can’t be justified on any grounds

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Release date:  Tue, 12/09/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Call for cattle vaccine to be top priority to tackle Bovine Tuberculosis, not badger culling As a fresh wave of badger culling begins over a much wider area than in previous years, The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the Government to stop killing badgers. This will not eradicate Bovine TB in cattle. read more...

MP Rosie signs up to protect wildlife

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Release date:  Fri, 11/08/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper spent an afternoon among the birds and the bees before signing a Pledge for The Environment. Ms Cooper met some of her constituents and Lancashire Wildlife Trust officers and volunteers at the Haskayne Cutting nature reserve. read more...

West Pennine Moors becomes largest protected wildlife site in a decade

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Release date:  Thu, 20/07/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  The West Pennine Moors is the largest new site of special scientific interest (SSSI) notified by Natural England since 2004, covering a total of 76 square kilometres between Chorley, Blackburn, Bolton and Haslingden in Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The West Pennine Moors is a fabulous place for all of us. It is about 100 square miles of moorland north of Oldham, Rochdale, Bury and Bolton, and it is surrounded by millions of people. The moorland and its surrounding woodland is home to a variety of wildlife, including a range of breeding birds and large colonies of bl...

Celebrating a 10 year relationship working together for wildlife

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Release date:  Tue, 01/08/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Back in 2007, the Wildlife Trusts started working together in partnership with Vine House Farm Bird Foods, helping to protect and restore areas for nature and inspire people to experience wildlife first-hand. Vine House Farm has contributed to this effort by donating up to 5% of its bird food sales, which currently stands at over £1.25million.  What makes this partnership so dynamic is that the company’s founder and owner, Nicholas Watts, is very much driven by a philosophy of nature conservation and method of wildlife-friendly farming. Nicholas Watts MBE, said: ...

UK’s major environmental organisations unite to highlight “once in a generation opportunity” for the environment as UK exits the EU

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Release date:  Thu, 08/12/2016 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Thirteen major environmental organisations including WWF, the National Trust, RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth have united through a new Greener UK coalition to ensure that the UK uses the pivotal moment presented by the forthcoming Brexit negotiations to restore and enhance the UK’s environment. • 13 environmental organisations, with a combined membership of 7.9 million, have united to launch Greener UK • Greener UK calls on the Prime Minister to restore and enhance the UK’s environment and maintain its environmental protections during ...

Member Relationship Officer

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Quick summary:  Our supporters are vital to our work and we want to make each and every one of them feel valued and understand how they are making a difference. Salary:  £21,000 per year Closing date:  Tue, 15/11/2016 (All day) read more...

Assistant Marine Community Engagement Officer

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Quick summary:  An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work alongside the Living Seas team to deliver a programme of inspirational and engaging marine and coastal events and activities that will raise awareness about how important the marine life of the Irish Sea is. An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work alongside the Living Seas team to deliver a programme of inspirational and engaging marine and coastal events and activities that will raise awareness about how important the marine life of the Irish Sea is. Salary:  £19,000 PER ANNUM Closing date:  Mon, 14/11/2016 (All day) read more...

Wild About Gardens Week 2016

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Release date:  Mon, 24/10/2016 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Today sees the launch of the 2016 Wild about Gardens Week, a joint initiative by the RHS, The Wildlife Trusts and Bat Conservation Trust to encourage people to support wildlife in their gardens, with a focus on our UK bats. Many of our common garden species – bats, hedgehogs, house sparrows, and common frogs, for example – are becoming much less common. There are an estimated 15 million gardens in the UK. Together they cover a greater area than all the National nature reserves! By making our own gardens and local green spaces more wildlife-friendly, we can help ...

Volunteer Conference a Hit!

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Release date:  Thu, 13/10/2016 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Almost 160 staff and volunteers got together last weekend at the annual Lancashire Wildlife Trust Volunteer Conference to celebrate the dedication and hard work of volunteers, who are crucial to the work of the Trust.   The day was generously hosted once again by UCLAN, and brought volunteers and staff together from across Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside to share stories and experiences and celebrate their amazing contribution to wildlife in their local area. Volunteers were able to choose from a wide range of workshops running throughout the day, inclu...