This site is easier to read in landscape format on mobiles.

environment

Lancaster City Council

Tel. 01524 582000. Lancaster Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ. Morecambe Town Hall, Marine Road East, Morecambe LA4 5AF. Serving Lancaster, Morecambe, Heysham, Carnforth and the surrounding rural and coastal areas 

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.  

Lancaster & District Birdwatching Society

Peter Cook (Secretary, LDBWS), 21 Threshfield Avenue, Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2DU Tel.: 01524 851454 / 07880 541 798 The society organises indoor meetings and field trips, collecting records of birds seen, and organising surveys with the BTO and others. 

Lancaster Woodcraft Folk want volunteers

10/11/18: Our 5–8-year-olds: have fun, sing songs, play games and explore activities that help their self-confidence in building a world based on equality, friendship, peace and co-operation.

Wildlife Trust sets out Urban Planning Guidelines for sustainable development

19/2/18: Is short-sighted urban planning driving us to extinction? As the government makes plans for the building of 300,000 new homes a year in the UK — with 12,000 new homes planned for the Lancaster area — the Wildlife Trust has published new guidelines for urban development that we ignore at our peril.

Forest Friends Woodland Activity Day - Carnforth

Repeats every month on March, April on the fourth Thursday until Fri Apr 27 2018. Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30 at Carnforth Cemetary Woods, Highfield Road, Carnforth LA5 9AJ

Forest Friends Woodland Activity Day - Higher Heysham

Repeats every month on March, April on the third Thursday until Thu Apr 19 2018. Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30 at Higher Heysham Woods

Forest Friends Woodland Activity Day

Repeats every month on March, April, May on the second Thursday until Thu May 10 2018. Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30 at Levens Drive Wood, Levens Drive, Morecambe LA3 1JW

Forest Friends Woodland Activity Day - The Ridge

Repeats every month until Thu May 03 2018. Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30 at Newton Beck Woods, Ambleside Rd, Lancaster LA1 3ND

Council votes to reduce use of plastic bottles

3/11/17: A bid by Labour councillors to encourage more residents and businesses to do their bit to reduce the number of plastic bottles ending up in landfill and the sea has been supported unanimously by Lancaster City Council

Wildlife Talk - 'In the Passenger Seat: Part 2'

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk: 'Morecambe Bay - an Underwater Safari'

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk - 'Exploring Madagascar'

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

Christmas Wildlife Meeting

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk - 'The Hebrides' - an illustrated talk

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk: 'Foxes, Foulmarts and Urchins' - an historian’s view of past wildlife

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme LA4 6RH

Fracking

Although Lancashire County Council refused planning consent, the Secretary of State has permitted Cuadrilla to undertake hydraulic fracturing (fracking) at Preston New Road, East of Blackpool. There is considerable public opposition to this. (Series)

Pages