Visit the About page to find out. Here are Positive Action Steps to protest. And here’s lots of thing you can do to save the trees and wildlife
Great Spotted Woodpecker
local residents campaigning against unnecessary tree felling visit the site
March 1, 2013
Tagged Alex Park, Alexandra Park, campaign, conservation, cutting, ecology, environment, felling, heritage lottery fund, Manchester City Council, nature, petition, protest, protest camp, trees, values, Whalley Range, wildlife
We need people in the park on weekday mornings to film and record wether work carried out by contractors is being done safely, ethically (regarding the welfare of wildlife) and also to witness how the protestors are being treated by security and police etc. It would also be helpful if people could continue to monitor the whereabouts and behaviour of the parks wildlife.
Protester is arrested
Posted in Nature and wildlife, voluntary and campaign groups
Tagged camera, campaign, document, felling park, film, morning, park, protest, protesters, record, tree, trees, wildlife
You can listen to this on iplayer here, at 42’22.
You can contact the PM programme with any comments, using the contact form here (max. 1,000 characters).
There’s also an interesting blog piece on The Guardian Northerner from 21st February which discusses the issue of failing local democracy in Manchester, with a specific mention of Alexandra Park.
Please come and support the protesters protecting the trees and wildlife habitat from destruction by Manchester City Council.
Birds trying to protect their nests, swans trying to glide across the lake, trees trying to sway in the wind… and people trying to enjoy the park walking, playing, watching in utter disbelief…. whilst MCC destroys the park against the wishes of over 4000 people. Sign here to show your support
If you are in the park or near the park can you take photographs and post them on our Facebook page and tweet @SaveAPTrees
Here is a gallery of the destruction of trees and wildlife habitat around the lake, no swans or herons…