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Big Garden Birdwatch – 29-31 January 2021

14 Jan 2021 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

rspbThe RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch is taking place on 29 - 31 January. Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep and join thousands of people taking part to see the drama unfold on your doorstep.

We might not be able to get together with loved ones at the moment, but you can make plans with friends and family to take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey, all from the comfort of your own homes.

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Manchester Nature Consortium – Youth panel opportunity for 12-17 year-olds

4 Dec 2020 - 09:48 by michelle.foster

manchester nature consortiumManchester Nature Consortium (MNC) are looking for 4 passionate, energetic and creative young people aged 12-17, from across Greater Manchester to join the Manchester Nature Consortium Youth Panel. The Youth Panel will work alongside the Manchester Nature Consortium and the 6 current Youth Panel members to plan and deliver the 3rd annual Manchester Festival of Nature at Heaton Park.

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Meditate with nature

25 Nov 2020 - 15:28 by michelle.foster

wild awake mindfulnessWild Awake Mindfulness in partnership with the Natural and Cultural Health Service and the Whitworth are offering these online meditate with nature sessions on 2 December, 2pm-2.45pm and 23 December, 9am-9.45am.

Find a quiet spot in your garden, balcony, local green space, by a window and enjoy guided meditation accompanied by the sounds of nature.

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Sow the City Prescribe a Plant

29 Oct 2020 - 14:11 by michelle.foster

sow the citySow the City has worked with Cornbrook Medical Practice in Central Manchester to develop their grounds into an engaging space for growing, wildlife and relaxation. Cornbrook is prescribing gardening and nature activities to patients to benefit their health and wellbeing and to help to tackle social isolation.

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Greater Manchester Tree Month

29 Oct 2020 - 12:07 by michelle.foster

gm tree monthCity of Trees celebrates Greater Manchester’s treasure trove of trees and woodlands and encourages people to learn more about their amazing benefits this November.

Greater Manchester Tree Month launches on 1 November. Each week will have a different topic from ‘trees and bees’ and celebrating pollinators, to highlighting green heroes and the best woodland walks in Greater Manchester.

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Help shape the final Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan now

14 Oct 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

clean air gmYou can give your views on plans to reduce harmful air pollution on our local roads now. Greater Manchester is holding an eight-week long consultation on its Clean Air Plan proposals.
Government has instructed Greater Manchester to introduce a charging Clean Air Zone right across all ten local authority areas.

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Let’s care for the environment together

9 Oct 2020 - 14:20 by michelle.foster

Are you interested in where you live, your community and the environment?
Do you want to lead a community project, but don’t know how?

The Our Manchester free Caring for the Environment Together online programme harnesses your innate potential, leadership and community spirit for inspired action that promotes a community in harmony with the environment and with one another.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 - "Forming a better connection with the place I live"

21 Sep 2020 - 12:07 by helen.walker

"It gives us a great sense of community and optimism that we can do something instead of being subject to inexorable global heating that we can’t do anything about"

Whalley Range Climate Action Group is a group of people who aim to mitigate the effect of their local community on climate change and decrease the effect that global warming has on Whalley Range.

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