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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Pollution warning at Cuerden Valley Park river

The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour A river near Preston appears to have been contaminated with pollution. Environment Agency officers are working to find the source of […]

2 months ago
Canal clean up brings Shelley Road together

Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Hundreds of pieces of glass, beer cans and a shopping trolley have been fished out of the canal at Preston. Dozens of Shelley […]

4 months ago
Wildlife cameraman Simon King OBE is coming to Preston

Simon King Simon King OBE, a well respected wildlife cameraman, is coming to Preston to celebrate Lancashire Badger Group’s 25th Anniversary. Lancashire Badger Group is a group that works together to […]

5 months ago
Toxic giant hogweed found by the River Ribble

Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Walkers and joggers are being warned about a dangerous plant on the banks of the River […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The best bluebell walks in and around Preston

Springtime is the perfect season to discover carpets of flowering bluebells in beautiful woodlands in the local area. Preston offers many places to help you discover the top spots for […]

6 months ago
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 […]

9 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 […]

10 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 […]

11 months ago
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