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Back On Our Map (BOOM) - Flagship wildlife project for the Bay gets the green light

Thu, 2019-05-30 00:00
A pioneering new project with University of Cumbria supporting species reintroduction

Morecambe Bay Partnership is delighted to be a partner in an innovative new project led by the University of Cumbria. Funding has been secured from the National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of a £2million programme to help save, protect and reintroduce wildlife across the county of Cumbria.

Back on Our Map (BOOM) is a four-year project fighting to save the future for the hazel dormouse, Duke of Burgundy butterfly and small blue butterfly in South Cumbria.

Seven rare plants are also to be reintroduced to their habitats including 

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Be a Good Egg this Easter

Wed, 2019-04-17 14:35

This Easter, people up and down the country will be preparing a delicious roast dinner for the family. And with lovely weather we’re having, is there a better way to celebrate the long weekend than by donning some wellies and heading beach for some fresh sea air and a chance to walk off those Easter eggs?

But, did you know that by not cleaning up after your roast dinner properly you could be damaging the water quality at your local beach?

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Ørsted latest round of grants to help protect the Bay's birds

Wed, 2019-04-03 16:02

Morecambe Bay Partnership is thrilled to be awarded a grant from Walney Extension Community Fund, which will enable us to do more for the Bay's amazing birds.

Morecambe Bay is in the UK's top 3 places for birds. Despite this, birds are seriously threatened, with numbers plummeting by 50% for many priority species. With this funding we will support communities to become Natural Ambassadors so they can protect oystercatchers, curlews, dunlin, knot and other birds at every day places around the Bay, making sure that their evocative calls continue be heard by all.

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