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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Plea to fight litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

River Darwen rubbish Pic: Jonathan Hartley Walton-le-Dale residents are asking for action to be taken after becoming tired of increasing levels of litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen. Residents from the Holland House estate […]

1 day ago
Lancashire Hen Harrier migrated 1,000 miles to Spain two winters in a row

A hen harrier named Apollo has become the first Lancashire bird to migrate over 1,000 miles to Spain. The two-year-old bird has spent the past two winter in sunnier climes. […]

1 week ago
Grimsargh Wetlands Trust receives £1,250 donation

Grimsargh Wetlands Trust has received a £1,250 donation from the SUEZ recycling and recovery UK “Giving Something Back at Christmas” fund. SUEZ staff from across the country were invited to […]

1 month ago
Wetland habitats form part of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences plan

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme proposes to better protect around 4,800 residential properties as well as over 300 businesses from direct flooding from the River Ribble […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood school joins the Big Climate Fightback

ATS Pupils planting trees Pic: Archbishop Temple School Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood has joined the Woodland Trust’s Big Climate Fightback by planting 400 trees. Year 7 pupils planted a mixture of Rowen, Hawthorn, Wild Cherry, Mountain Ash […]

3 months ago
Preston charity want to know which green spaces in the city need some love

Let’s Grow Preston is a community environmental charity working across Preston. They work from their headquarters in Ashton Walled Garden, and their site at Grange Community gardens. They help community […]

3 months ago
24 Muscovy ducklings and their mother believed to have been stolen from Treales

A picture of the duck family released by police Pic: Fylde Police Police say 24 ducklings and their mother were taken from a village on the outskirts of Preston. The family of Muscovy ducks were taken from the Treales area. Fylde Police […]

4 months ago
The story behind one of Preston’s most famous families – the Ashton swans

The swan family following each other along the Lancaster Canal Since spring, we’ve watched on in delight as the family of swans has survived and thrived on the Lancaster Canal in Ashton. The two adults have nurtured nine babies, who […]

5 months ago
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