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The Vegan Organic Network (VON) are holding a vegan picnic in Alexandra Park on Sunday 14th May. Start 12pm Finish 4pm There will be vegan food, music and games and possibly a Bird Walk at 2pm. Please bring vegan food … Continue reading

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Alex park nature events report

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Tree walk The rain held off on Sat morning as Joe Walsh Tree Officer at the council introduced us to the trees in the park, whilst repeatedly stating his intention (which to our amusement he singularly failed to keep) to … Continue reading

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Alex park re-opening event Sat 30 & Sun 31st August – nature activities

Here’s a list of the nature activities planned: Sat 30th August 10am        TREE WALK with arborist Joe Walsh – find out about the fascinating stories of the trees in the park 8pm          BAT WALK Sun 31st August 10.30am   BIRD IDENTIFICATION … Continue reading

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Alex park bird survey results 28/1/12

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We recorded 35 different species of birds on Sat 28th from a 8am survey and a 11am walk open to the public. These included 3 Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan species: song thrush, bullfinch and dunnock. We also saw over 40 … Continue reading

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Bat walk – results

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Had a great turn out on Friday, 25 adults and a load of kids. The bats made us wait till after sunset, but it was worth it. Lots of Common pipistrelle bats. There are also Soprano pipistrelle that visit the … Continue reading

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Bat walk – Friday 29th July

Meet at 8.30pm at Claremont Road / Smalldale Ave entrance to Alexandra Park. Ecologist Jennie Lord will give a short talk about bats in the park before taking us on a walk using bat detectors.

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