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Only Rain Down the Drain!

Wed, 2018-02-21 14:59

Have you ever seen someone pour something down the drain in the street, maybe paint, detergent or oil? Acts like this may seem harmless, but they negatively affect the cleanliness of the UK’s rivers and seas and as a consequence, can have big impacts on wildlife.

Therefore, this month, Morecambe Bay Partnership is supporting the #RainDownTheDrain campaign to ensure that everyone completing a Spring Clean this year disposes of liquid substances safely in order to protect the UK’s rivers and seas.   

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Celebrate A Bay Bird’s Amazing Backstory

Thu, 2018-02-01 00:00

Morecambe Bay Partnership has named its second ‘Bird of the Month’ star species, from amongst the many waders and wildfowl calling the Bay their home when over-wintering, or staying all year round.

The ‘Bird of the Month’ for February is the Little Egret – an elegant and striking species with an amazing backstory, which actually brought about the formation of the RSPB bird protection charity back in 1889.

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Oystercatcher Becomes Morecambe Bay’s First ‘Bird of the Month’

Wed, 2018-01-24 13:13

Morecambe Bay Partnership is encouraging us all to become enthralled by the amazing wading birds and wildfowl over-wintering around the Bay, by creating a ‘Bird of the Month’ initiative and encouraging an ongoing ‘Big Bay Bird Watch’.

The bird in the limelight for January 2018 is the instantly recognisable oystercatcher – an easy spot for anyone spending a little time round the Bay’s shoreline either side of high tide, whether they have binoculars, or just keep their eyes peeled.

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