Forest School come rain or shine

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Release date:  Tue, 20/02/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  It’s been a chilly and damp start to 2018, but this hasn’t stopped us from getting our new schools outdoors in Liverpool... Forest School Officer Louise Gaffing has introduced children and teachers from Knotty Ash Primary School and Millstead Primary School to their first taste of forest school this half-term. read more...

Visit the wild Falklands!

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 21/03/2018 - 7:30pm Wed 21 March 2018 at the Visitor Centre, Mere Sands Wood, Rufford, at 7.30pm. Terry Lake, a member of the Friends of Mere Sands Wood committee, will give an illustrated talk about his recent visit to the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, including their flora, fauna, landscape, history and cultural heritage. Terry has relatives living there, so will be able to provide an insight into life in this wild, remote and beautiful place. Note this event will be held in our smart new building next to the car park. Summary:  Join our local Friends of Mere Sands Wood group talk about their recent visit to the Falklands, including an overview of the natural and cultural herit...

Cutacre Monthly Work Parties

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Date / Time Start date:  Sun, 04/03/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Sun, 01/04/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Sun, 06/05/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Mon, 07/05/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Sun, 03/06/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Mon, 04/06/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Mon, 02/07/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm The Cutacre voluntee...

How we’re making a positive difference to people’s lives

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Release date:  Fri, 09/02/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Children’s Mental Health Week (5–11th Feb) is all about encouraging young people and adults to celebrate their uniqueness. This year’s campaign is all about highlighting the importance of #BeingOurselves and here at the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside we couldn’t agree more. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust are delivering numerous projects aimed at improving individual’s mental health through increased contact with nature and wildlife. In some recent research conducted by the University of Essex on behalf of The Wildlife Trusts, natu...

Lytham St Annes – Sand Dunes Guided Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 10/02/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Our knowledgeable and passionate guided walk leaders will point out lots of the interesting wildlife and plantlife found in the dunes and talk about all of the conservation work happening here on the Fylde Coast. Walks usually last 2 hours and sturdy footwear is recommended. Summary:  Come along and discover the wonders of the Lytham St Annes sand dunes and Local Nature Reserve on this FREE guided walk! Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission charge:  ...

Great Easter Eggcase Hunt

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm At least 21 species of skate, ray and shark are found in UK waters and we will be collecting the empty eggcases to discover what species may be laying their eggs in the Irish Sea.  We can identify the species of eggcase and will be sharing our findings with The Shark Trust, who keep a record of UK finds.  No booking is required, just dress appropriately for the weather. We will meet on North Beach Car Park and head down to the beach together. Summary:  Come and join us for an Easter egg hunt with a twist! We'll be hunting for shark, skate and ray eggcases (mermaid's purses) on the strandline. Main image:  ...

Great Easter Eggcase Hunt

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Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 26/03/2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm At least 21 species of skate, ray and shark are found in UK waters and we will be collecting the empty eggcases to discover what species may be laying their eggs in the Irish Sea. We will use ID guides to identify the species of eggcase and will be sharing our findings with The Shark Trust, who keep a record of UK finds. No booking is required, just dress appropriately for the weather.  We will meet under the notice board on Rossall Promenade, in front of the free parking spaces. Summary:  Come and join us for an Easter egg hunt with a twist! We'll be hunting for shark, skate and ray eggcases (mermaid's purses) on the strandline. ...

Rockpool Ramble

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Date / Time Start date:  Fri, 06/04/2018 - 11:00am - 12:30pm Prepare to be mystified by the intriguing lives of the creatures we discover, such as crabs, anemones, shrimps, mussels and honeycomb worms. There will be plenty of ID guides to help you learn about your finds. Bring a bucket and small net if you have them. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof shoes or welliees. We will meet underneath the Glitterball, outside Blackpool’s Solaris Centre. Summary:  Join us on this Rockpool Ramble as we explore the weird and wonderful rockpools created on Blackpool’s sea wall. Main image:  Booking details Booking required...
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Easter Beach Bonanza

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Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 27/03/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Come and explore the sunny seaside and learn about the fascinating marine environment by joining us for an afternoon of fun-filled beach activities. The activities will include mud dipping, a strand line search, a mini beach clean, a marine themed sand castle competition and plenty more excitement! Summary:  Life’s a beach at this fun filled afternoon of beach activities at Lytham St Annes seaside! Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission charge:  ...
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Great Eggcase Hunt

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 21/03/2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm At least 21 species of skate, ray and shark are found in UK waters and we will be collecting the empty eggcases to discover what species may be laying their eggs in the Irish Sea. We can identify the species of eggcase and will be sharing our findings with The Shark Trust, who keep a record of UK finds. No booking is required, just dress appropriately for the weather and join us on the beach!  Summary:  Join us as we hunt for shark, skate and ray eggcases (mermaid's purses) on the strandline. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  ...
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