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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! 

Lancaster Canal

Lancaster Canal is one of the most beautiful waterways in Britain. 

Virtual Tour — Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.  

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. 

The Butterfly House

Williamson Park's original Edwardian Palm House now houses an ever-changing display of tropical butterflies. Walk amongst some of the world's most beautiful tropical species, including brilliant Swallowtails and cleverly camouflaged Owl butterflies, within a natural habitat. 

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.  

Heysham Hedgehogs Wildlife Watch monthly group

Based at Heysham Nature Reserve, Heysham Tel.: 01524 855030 / 07717366812 Come along and investigate how small mammals live at Heysham Nature Reserve, learn how they survive and what they feed on. 

Wolfwood Animal Sanctuary

201 Bowerham Rd, Lancaster LA1 4HT (charity shop) Tel.: 07971 518 335 (shop opening hours) or 07931 220 094 Wolfwood is devoted to the rescue and rehoming of the least wanted dogs from the area and constantly expanding the work with Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation.  

Wildlife Talk - ‘A Walk in the Woods’

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

A Christmas Wildlife Fun Quiz

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk — 'Fascinating Facts about Fungi'

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

Wildlife Talk — 'The Ecology of the Arctic'

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 19:30 at Church of Ascension Church Hall, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH

A guided walk from Glasson Dock and along part of the Lancaster Canal

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 10:30 to 15:00 at Meet at Glasson Dock Car Park. Grid Ref: SD447559

A walk in Barbondale, now part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:30 to 15:00 at Meet just east of Blindbeck Bridge. Parking by the Tourist Information sign. Grid Ref: SD656828

Fairfield Association Nature Reserves Survey — Lancaster

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:30 to 13:00 at Meet at the Notice Board in the Community Orchard next to the Reserves. Grid Ref: SD469612

A walk around Middleton Nature Reserve, Heysham

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30 to 15:00 at Meet in the small car park at the entrance to this Reserve. Grid Ref: SD418590

A guided walk around Ribblehead Quarry in the Yorkshire Dales

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 10:30 to 15:30 at Meet in the car parking area near the quarry entrance. Grid Ref: SD767787

A walk on Caton Moor above Brookhouse

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30 at Meet at the car park by the wind turbines at the top of the road above Brookhouse. Grid Ref: SD572644

Chirp & Drift: Bird Migration Walk & Workshop

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 12:00 at Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve