Category Archives: trees

Fallen Tree in Alexandra Park – Sunday 11th February 2018

This fallen tree in Alexandra Park seems to have been blown down by the strong winds. It was totally uprooted. The tree was lying partly across the bottom of Lime Walk. It is a shame as it looks like it was beginning to … Continue reading

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BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH

The Big Garden Birdwatch was this weekend.  If you forgot or were unable to get round to doing it at the weekend, there is still time! TODAY is the last day to take part. If you have not already submitted … Continue reading

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Alexandra Park Bird Walk Sunday 10th December

Alexandra Park Bird Walk Sunday 10th December As part of the Christmas Crackers event the Wildlife Forum put on a short bird walk. The weather was cold, with light snow falling continually, so the walk was limited to one circuit … Continue reading

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Alexandra Park Owl and Bat Boxes

On Thursday 19 October, Mandy Elford from the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit carried out an inspection of the owl and bat boxes in the park, assisted by two members of the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum. These were the findings: Location … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Seasons in Alexandra Park – Autumn Equinox 2017

Autumn Equinox in Alexandra Park 2017 Autumn Equinox fell on Friday 22nd September and to mark it, a group of local people and children held a small celebration in Alexandra Park in the evening just before dusk – although the … Continue reading

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SUMMER SOLSTICE IN ALEXANDRA PARK

On Wednesday 21st June at 7pm, there was a small celebration to mark the Summer Solstice in Alexandra Park. This followed on from previous traditions of marking the seasons in the lovely Alexandra Park by a group of people who … Continue reading

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International Day of Forests 21st March 2017

“This global celebration of forests provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and trees outside forests. Forests cover one third of the Earth’s land mass, performing vital functions around the world. Around 1.6 … Continue reading

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