Category Archives: insects

Welcome Wildlife To Your Garden! Help to Save Our Native Species!

    Across the UK, nature is struggling to survive! This includes species such as bees, hedgehogs, and house sparrows to name but a few who are increasingly threatened with loss of habitat and other factors contributing to their decline. However, … Continue reading

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Report on Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017

 Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017   On Sunday 6th August, the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit (GMEU) held an Insects Day event in Alexandra Park. The day went … Continue reading

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THIS SUNDAY! INSECTS IN ALEXANDRA PARK – FREE EVENT – 6th AUGUST 2017

Small Skipper on Devil’s Bit – Photo Courtesy of GMEU SUNDAY 6TH AUGUST 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm Join the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum for a wonderful day looking at some of the amazing insects in Alexandra Park with insect specialists from the … Continue reading

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GO WILD IN ALEXANDRA PARK WITH THE RSPB IN AUGUST

      Go wild in your park with the RSPB and Aldi! In Alexandra Park, Whalley Range throughout August 2017, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) will be delivering free nature activities in Alexandra Park exploring … Continue reading

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The Banded Demoiselle

Around the lake in Alexandra Park, you might see some of these rather beautiful damselflies called Banded Demoiselles, because of that black band on the wings of the males. The females have metallic green bodies and no bands on the … Continue reading

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BUMBLE BEE WORKSHOP – MANCHESTER MUSEUM – SATURDAY 24th JUNE 2pm-4pm

The Urban Naturalist  Saturday 24th June : 2-4pm The Manchester Museum runs friendly, practical workshops run by leading naturalists. From wild food-foraging and composting to bird song and insect identification, explore biodiversity on our doorstep. Join Leila Nicholson, a local … Continue reading

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