Wildlife and Conservation

This category relates to all things to do with wildlife and conservation in Preston.

Groundwork staff help Preston pupils get back to nature

Evironmental charity Groundwork spent a day giving the environmental learning area at St Stephen’s Primary School a makeover. Primary school pupils will now have an outdoor area that they can […]

3 months ago
Preston has some new Scandinavian residents

Waxwings have been spotted around Preston Pic: Nick Patel It’s not just IKEA heading to Preston, we’ve got some more Scandinavian visitors too. Waxwings have been spotted by twitchers in Preston city centre. Nick Patel saw the birds, Latin […]

4 months ago
Friends of Highgate Wood to hold a quiz night

Friends of Highgate Wood are holding a quiz night on Saturday 26 November. Highgate Wood is an area of woodland in Fulwood that booms in nature and wildlife, becoming a beautiful […]

5 months ago
Chance to help beleaguered bees get wildflower haven at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are teaming with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in search for volunteers to help create a wildflower haven for local bees in its Brockholes Nature […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Michaela Strachan opens new animal attraction at Ribby Hall

Michaela on the right, Neil Trickett, and one very large snake! A familiar face came to a new wildlife attraction in Preston to officially open it. TV presenter Michaela Strachan was the special guest at Ribby Hall Village near Preston. Michaela […]

9 months ago
University of Central Lancashire invites public to name hen harrier chick

In celebration of National Hen Harrier Day on Saturday 6 August, UCLan is asking public to name the latest fledgling of the UK’s most threatened bird of prey. The #nametheharrier […]

9 months ago
How to see common terns at Preston Docks

A common tern feeding a chick Pic: Billy Matthews There’s a star turn at Preston Docks during the weeks ahead. Hundreds of common terns are nesting at the Marina with around 130 pairs spotted. The RSPB is running a […]

9 months ago
Beacon Fell ‘for sale’ as Lancashire nature sites up for grabs

beacon fell Rising 266 metres above the Lancashire countryside with views across to Preston and surrounded by 75 hectares, a country park could be yours as the county council looks to sell […]

10 months ago
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