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Kingfisher Trail Festival (Clifton Country Park)Kingfisher Trail Festival (Clifton Country Park)
 Saturday 24 September, 2016

Join the Lancashire Wildlife Trust at Clifton Country Park as they gather together their friends from across the Kingfisher Trail and Greater Manchester for a day of fun in recognition of the wonderful Kingfisher Trail.

Activities include folk musicians, costumed storytelling, animal handling, guided walks, heritage information, green woodworking, willow weaving, scavenger hunts and wildlife surveys.

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Mud Pond Snail Survey Training (Castleton Rochdale)Mud Pond Snail Survey Training (Castleton Rochdale)
 Saturday 29 October, 2016
 Free training and ID workshop. Mud Pond Snail are a fascinating pond snail with a beautiful scientific name Omphiscola glabra; a name more elegant than the species first appears. This little snail is restricted to good quality ponds, sites that are free from pollution, in areas of natural habitat like woodland, heathlands and old meadows. However, little is known about the status of the population in England and Wales. Mud snail is easy to identify and anyone can take part in the survey, no previous experience is required. For more details or to book your place contact Anne Heathcote on 07939 122 595 or
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