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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Preston’s pet of the week: Harvey

harvey This is the first in a new weekly feature for us, where we put the spotlight on our animal friends. We’ll be featuring the pet of the week, and first […]

10 years ago
Get involved in Preston’s nature this winter

acorns Those who have green fingers can get involved in a host of activities in Preston’s parks this winter. Preston park rangers will be teaching volunteers how to coppice, plant trees […]

10 years ago
Ribbleton nature reserve to be protected from nuisance motorbikes

roe deer Changes to stop motorbikes blighting a nature reserve in the East of the city will be heard by councillors next month. A planning application has been submitted by Preston city […]

10 years ago
Funding on offer for green-fingered residents and groups

avenham japanese garden Community groups who help improve the environment could be in with a chance of winning some funding. Preston council is calling on green-fingered organisations and individuals to apply for money […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roe Deer Spotted Close to Fylde Road

Yesterday evening myself and my young son spotted a young deer bounding across the play area on Maudland Bank, behind UCLAN’s Media Factory. It was an amazing sight to see […]

10 years ago
Snakes and reptiles all in a day’s work for Animal Ambulance Teen

Reptiles and snakes may give some people the heebie jeebies but for one teenager, it’s all in a day’s work. Kate Mercer, 16, devotes every second of her spare time […]

11 years ago
Video: Beautiful Planet – A green cafe in Preston

A fortnight ago we wrote about Beautiful Planet, a co-operative cafe that has been set up on Friargate hoping to bring the community together. Inspired by this, I paid a […]

11 years ago
A look inside Lancashire’s biggest recycling plant

It’s a rubbish time of year for bin collections. Dead Christmas trees; cards and wrapping paper; broken toys and an unused exercise bike that reminds you of failed New Year’s […]

11 years ago
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