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Are You ‘Bats’ for Halloween?!

It’s that ‘batty’ time of the year when bats (and batty-themed décor) are ‘hanging around’ in many shops, supermarkets and fancy dress suppliers as we approach Halloween. Bats are so much more than just a spooky little decoration though!  They … Continue reading

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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 of Alexandra Park Bat Walk Wednesday 6th September 2017

On Wednesday evening, Alexandra Park hosted a Bat Walk provided by the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum and the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit (GMEU).  The event was held between 7:30pm and 9:30pm and started with a Presentation given by representatives from … Continue reading

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Wildlife Forum Stall at Annual Celebration Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 10th September 2017

  On Sunday 10th September, the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum hosted a stall as part of the Annual Celebration Day in Alexandra Park. Despite overcast weather and a blustery wind at times, the day went well. Tony, a local ornithologist … Continue reading

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International Bat Night 2017 – This Weekend 26/27 August.

Take Part in International Bat Night 2017! This Weekend Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August.   Common Pipistrelle bat in flight (Wikimedia Commons) International Bat Night has taken place every year since 1997 and over  30 countries all over the world join … Continue reading

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Rare Fox Sighted in Greater Manchester!?

  Photos of Black Fox from Wikimedia Commons One of Britain’s rarest animals has been spotted roaming the streets of Sale, Greater Manchester!  According to recent media reports. The animal was said to be a black fox which was seen by a man in … Continue reading

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