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Sighting of juvenile Heron

We are very happy that (an ornithologist has confirmed) this is a fledgling we spotted in the park. Advertisements

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The Grey Herons Have Two Chicks!

Since the work has temporarily halted, the Herons have returned to the park and have built another nest on the island and had two chicks! The chicks are quite large but still have grey feathers all over and we have … Continue reading

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In response to BBC article and Councillor Nigel Murphy

In response to BBC news article quote below  on 17th FEB 2013 Quoted here “Manchester City Council said it had “listened carefully to the concerns of the local community”. Four tennis courts will now be built, rather than the proposed … Continue reading

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But the wildlife will just move somewhere else, right?

Areas of Alexandra Park get fenced off, tree felling and wildlife habitat destruction takes place, and wild birds seem to be getting on with their lives… so what’s the problem? If we destroy their habitat, they’ll just move somewhere else, … Continue reading

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These trees surrounding the lake are to be felled

Here is a gallery of the beautiful trees surrounding the lake which are to be felled.

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Fellings over the past three days

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Here are images of fellings over the past three days, the Ash Tree Circle, a local woman noting which trees are to be felled, and the Ash trees being felled and taken away to be sold to the felling contractors.

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Heron Pair at Nest in Alexandra Park 15th Feb 2013

Located  on East side of  island closest to children’s center Please look out for them. Ecologist on site has been asked to report on this 18th Feb 2013 and a request made to Manchester City Council  to stop tree works … Continue reading

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