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Become a Natural Ambassador for the Birds of the Bay!

Thu, 2019-08-29 09:30
Evening information event about the Natural Ambassadors project and the Bay's birds

Did you know thousands of waders and wildfowl feed on the Bay's sands and mudflats? Or that it is the second most important place for wintering birds in the UK?

Sadly there have been declines in the number of overwintering birds. Unintentional disturbance by people is cited as one of the problems. The main issue is around the high tide period when birds can’t access their food and their sole focus is on saving energy and keeping warm. When birds take flight they use 12 times as much energy, eating into vital resources which keep them alive through the winter.

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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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