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BLOG: Plastic free from mountain to sea – Lockdown litter pick

Sat, 2021-02-13 15:02

Latest updates on clearing the Bay's beaches, pathways and cycleways of plastic waste.

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Here’s a monthly update on our new “Clear the Bay” campaign to rid plastic from Morecambe Bay's shores.  Lockdown number 3 has been continuing to halt our beach care events, but our lockdown litter picks have had some good coverage, and we’ve made some new friends along the way.

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Lockdown antidote transports woodlands to homes

Fri, 2021-01-22 09:50

A magical soundwalk through stunning south Cumbrian woodlands, showcasing nature at its best and most fragile, is offering a unique anitdote to the latest lockdown.

Heading the stella line-up in a 30-minute audio classic are corncrake, once a common sight in the Rusland Valley, and now regionally extinct after their ground-nesting habitats fell victim to farm machinery and changes in land management.

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Forests, Footprints and Fauna

Tue, 2021-01-05 20:58

Follow in the footsteps of the Bay's ancient inhabitants with our new volunteer training project.

Morecambe Bay's ever-shifting sands regularly expose ancient land surfaces where prehistoric communities hunted thousands of years ago. A prehistoric woodland landscape is revealed by fallen tree stumps embedded in the clays and its use by Stone Age hunter-gatherers is preserved as animal remains and footprints.

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