Wildlife and Conservation

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

Preston Docks terns around seabird’s fortunes

Preston Marina conservation project enjoys its most successful season ever. Concerned about the plight of seabirds attempting to nest and breed on breakwaters around Preston Marina the RSPB and Fylde […]

7 years ago
Peregrine falcons swoop back to St Walburge’s church spire

Peregrine falcon, can you spot it? Peregrine falcons have been spotted back at a city church spire. A pair of the birds of prey have returned to St Walburge’s roof to raise their young. Ian Fletcher who […]

7 years ago
First part of a new stone circle at Brockholes nature reserve

On Saturday June 21st, the summer solstice, the Wildlife Trust is turning back the clock to the Bronze Age, 4,000 years ago, and installing the first stones as part of […]

7 years ago
Volunteer turn out to tidy up Highgate Wood in Fulwood

Beavers, cubs and scouts join volunteers Preston and District Scouts group braved the wet conditions over the weekend for a community event. Scouts, cubs and beavers turned out for the event in Highgate Wood on Saturday. […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nature walk to take in Preston parks and reserves

A seven mile stroll taking in two nature reserves takes place on midsummers eve. The route takes in two local nature reserves including Fishwick and biological sites in the south […]

7 years ago
Preston duo seek funding for climate change computer game

The Habitat Hazard level of the game featuring colourful characters A Preston pair are releasing a computer game to educate children about climate change. Eco Heroes is the brainchild of illustrator Dave Robinson and council worker Stephen Parkinson. The game […]

8 years ago
Funding for new fence at Penwortham nature reserve

Some of the volunteers from the Penwortham Nature Conservation group The fence at a Penwortham nature reserve is to be repaired thanks to a council grant. County councillor for Penwortham North, David Howarth, signed off £380 to a local conservation […]

8 years ago
Star studded Bank Holiday Weekend at Brockholes

A packed weekend of events down at Brockholes nature reserve. The popular Scarecrow Festival returns. Head out on the Scarecrow Trail – See how many Scarecrows can you can you […]

8 years ago
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