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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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Alex Park wildlife forum – invitation to join

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Now that the renovation works are more or less complete, the focus of attention is back on ongoing management. To support this, there are various forums that have been set up to represent different interest groups: wildlife, heritage, arts & … Continue reading

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Alex park renovation – update

If you’re wondering where things are up to, there’s an update on the concerned residents website where you can easily find out about all the key issues and view the presentation given to the council on 17th Dec.  

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The Meaning of Trees + Rewilding – nature on BBC Radio

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Check out this great 15 min series on BBC Radio3 The Essay: The Meaning of Trees. Starting with the Yew in episode 1, and moving on to Ash, Oak, Willow and coming up next Sycamore, Fiona Stafford explores the history, folklore, … Continue reading

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The Big Wildlife Garden

The Big Wildlife Garden is a project to help people turn their gardens into an ‘oasis for wildlife’. You can register your garden (could be a tiny yard) for free and then be part of the Big Wildlife Garden community … Continue reading

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Water survey results

You can view the OPAL water survey results for Alexandra Park pond here

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