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Forest Friends Project - Lancaster District

Forest Friends Project - a new volunteering opportunity to help manage urban woodlands in the Lancaster District, for wildlife and people.  

North Lancashire Wildlife Group

The local group of Lancashire Wildlife Trust. We aim to deliver a programme of activities for members and the general public, raise awareness of wildlife issues and sites, conduct biological recording and survey work, and generally support Wildlife Trust aims and projects - and have fun together! 

The Forest of Bowland AONB

Kettledrum, 6 Root Hill Estate Yard, Whitewell Road, Dunsop Bridge, Lancashire BB7 3AY. T. 01200 448000. The Forest of Bowland is situated in North West England, and was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1964. 

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Project Organisers: David & Liz Alexander: Tel. 01524 412938 (7–9 pm). Tree planting and maintenance…hedgerow restoration and management…drystone walling…ponds and school nature reserves…orchard management…footpath management…fencing. These are just some of the jobs the group undertakes each year. 

The Marine Conservation Society (Lancashire Area Group)

Dr Barry Kaye, 30 Greenfield St., Lancaster, Lancashire. LA1 3QE. Tel.: 01524 581431. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the voice for everyone who loves the sea. We work to secure a future for our living seas, and to save our threatened sea life before it is lost forever.  

Plant a Tree for Wildlife

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:30 to 12:30 at Levens Drive Woods, Levens Drive, Heysham

Plant a Tree for Wildlife

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:30 to 12:30 at Carnforth Cemetery Woods, Highfield, Carnforth

An Introduction to Woodland Trees & Ecology

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:00 to 15:00 at Christ Curch Hall, Wyresdale Road, Lancaster LA1 3EA

Continuing Learning Group: 'Caring for the university’s heritage'

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:00 at Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 09:50 at Belmount Farm Water Meadows, Slyne

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 09:45 at a.m. Bare Lane Station; and p.m. Penhale Woodland, Heysham

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 09:45 at Bee, Bird and Butterfly Garden, Hazelwood Farm, Silverdale

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 09:45 at Great Wood School, Bare, Morecambe

Lancaster & District Conservation Volunteers

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 10:03 at Bee, Bird and Butterfly Garden, Hazelwood Farm, Silverdale

CPRE Lancashire — Campaign to Protect Rural England

CPRE Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside, Springfield House, Office No. 2, 41-45 Chapel Brow, Leyland, Lancashire PR25 3NH. Tel.: 01772 378 831. We campaign for a beautiful and living countryside. 

Endangered eels rescued from Luneside West tanks

28/5/13: A European Eel. Image: WikipediaForty eels - a critically endangered species - have been rescued from tanks destined for burial on Luneside West and released into the River Lune this week. Their rescue from two large tanks came after local councillor Jon Barry raised concerns about their fate as work progresses apace on the development of the site.

Endangered Moth Spotted In Lancashire

26/4/10: An endangered moth species has been recorded by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside on Warton Crag Nature Reserve, the first record for the reserve.

Conservation area proposals go out to consultation

26/2/10: Lancaster City Council has launched a consultation into plans to help further protect the district’s unique character and history. Last year the council launched an indepth review to see if parts of Carnforth and Lancaster’s Cannon Hill should be designated as conservation areas.

Wildlife WATCH Is Coming To Morecambe Bay

13/10/09: A new Wildlife WATCH group, the junior section of the Wildlife Trusts, is being set up in Morecambe Bay. Wildlife WATCH groups are aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 13 years and children’s activities will be held at the Heysham Nature Reserve, close to the harbour and ferry port on Moneyclose Lane towards the Ocean Edge Morecambe Bay Leisure Park.