Greater Manchester Local Record Centre
ALERC Member

GM LRC News & Events

Winter Tree & Shrub Identification (Clifton Country Park, 10:00 - 15:00)Winter Tree & Shrub Identification (Clifton Country Park, 10:00 - 15:00)
 Saturday 06 December, 2014
 Clifton Country Park, situated in the Irwell Valley, is a Site of Biological Importance and a Local Nature Reserve. This workshop on tree and shrub identification will be led by David Dutton, Ecologist at the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit. Clifton CP is an ideal location to learn how to identify our most common native species of trees and shrubs. Without their leaves trees are more difficult to identify in winter but their other ways of telling them apart. Join us to find out how.
 » Read more about this article ....
 
Big Saturday - Winter Wonderland (Manchester Museum 11:00 - 16:00)Big Saturday - Winter Wonderland (Manchester Museum 11:00 - 16:00)
 Saturday 13 December, 2014
 Discover woodland animals, birds, butterflies and insects in our new Nature Discovery gallery. A day full of nature inspired crafts and activities for all the family. Help decorate the Museum's tree, make paper craft decorations and handle objects. There will be sensory play sessions in the Discovery Centre and...
 » Read more about this article ....
 
Winter Bird ID (Astley Moss, 08:30 - 12:30)Winter Bird ID (Astley Moss, 08:30 - 12:30)
 Sunday 14 December, 2014
 Join us to find out what birds can be found in the woods at Astley Moss Nature Reserve. Learn how to identify some of the more common species by sight and by sound. 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 mossland with the aid of a telescope which will ensure superb close up views...
 » Read more about this article ....
 
Match: Any All