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Flood Ready - new resource designed to raise awareness of floodingFlood Ready - new resource designed to raise awareness of flooding
 Wednesday 29 October, 2014
 floodready.co.uk is a new resource designed to raise awareness of flooding within our communities across the North West. Through interactive animations and a comprehensive library of supporting resources, the site aims to foster a better understanding of how and why flooding occurs...
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Wildlife in Autumn (Salford Meadows, 13:00 - 15:00)Wildlife in Autumn (Salford Meadows, 13:00 - 15:00)
 Thursday 30 October, 2014
 Join the From Grey to Green team and Salford Rangers for wildlife activities and Halloween themed arts and crafts at the Meadows. Free event, suitable for everyone.
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Woolly Animals (Manchester Museum, 09:00 - 16:00)Woolly Animals (Manchester Museum, 09:00 - 16:00)
 Friday 31 October, 2014
 From Grey to Green will join Manchester Museum for their half term activities, looking at woolly animals. Come along and join in the fun.
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Fungi Walk (Atherton Woods, 13:00 - 15:00)Fungi Walk (Atherton Woods, 13:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 01 November, 2014
 Join the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Greater Manchester Local Record Centre in a fungi exploration of Atherton Woods. Mark Champion from LWT will lead the walk looking at the fungi that can be found in the area.
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Lichen ID Workshop (Three Sisters, Wigan 10:00 - 15:00)Lichen ID Workshop (Three Sisters, Wigan 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 08 November, 2014
 Lichens are a fascinating group consisting of two organisms, a fungus and algae which live together in a symbiotic relationship. They are important environmental indicators and recording the different species of lichen over time can provide us with useful information about changes in our air quality...
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Small Mammal Trapping (Astley Moss, 15:00 - 16:30)Small Mammal Trapping (Astley Moss, 15:00 - 16:30)
 Saturday 08 November, 2014
 Join us to find out which small mammals live in the woods at Astley Moss Nature Reserve. There is a good chance of getting close up views of wood mice, as well as shrews and voles; mammals which are rarely seen.
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TRAINEE JOB VACANCIES - Lancashire Environment Record Network (LERN)TRAINEE JOB VACANCIES - Lancashire Environment Record Network (LERN)
 Tuesday 11 November, 2014
 If you are looking for a career in conservation but are struggling to gain the skills and experience required this could be the role for you. We are looking for individuals with a dynamic, ‘can do’ attitude and passion for engaging and empowering volunteers in wildlife surveying...
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Introduction to Wildlife Recording (free 8 session course - Mcr Museum)Introduction to Wildlife Recording (free 8 session course - Mcr Museum)
 Thursday 13 November, 2014
 The course is delivered jointly by the Greater Manchester Local Record Centre and Manchester Museum and complements a series of species identification and recording workshops being run by GMLRC as part of the From Grey to Green project. Running November to February (see full schedule here)...
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MapMate Advanced (Chorlton Water Park, 10:00 - 15:30)MapMate Advanced (Chorlton Water Park, 10:00 - 15:30)
 Saturday 15 November, 2014
 This advanced session is not for the faint-of-heart. If you are a regular MapMate user that yearns to write your own custom reports and filters using SQL, or you want to better understand the data model, or you want to create customised species atlases then this course is for you. The session assumes no prior SQL experience but you need to be confident as an end user of MapMate.
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Winter Bird ID (Blackleach CP, Salford 10:00 - 15:00)Winter Bird ID (Blackleach CP, Salford 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 15 November, 2014
 Many species of bird fly to Greater Manchester at this time of year to escape the cold winters in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Scandinavia. We will be focusing on how to identify the birds on the reservoir with the aid of a telescope which will ensure superb...
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Lichen and Moss ID (Clifton CP, Salford 10:00 - 15:00)Lichen and Moss ID (Clifton CP, Salford 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 22 November, 2014
 Lichens are a fascinating group consisting of two organisms, a fungus and algae which live together in a symbiotic relationship. They are important environmental indicators and recording the different species of lichen over time can provide us with useful information about changes in our air quality...
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