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RSPB secures Peak District wildlife for future generations

25 February 2015

The RSPB has signed a deal with water company United Utilities that will help secure the long-term future for nature in the Peak District National Park.

Dovestones Reservoir from Alphin Hill

Time to spring into action with a day of fun in the Mersey Valley

12 February 2015

Prepare for the arrival of spring and join the RSPB and Manchester City Council for a spring-themed Discovery Day in the Mersey Valley this month.

Children looking at an insect

Put on a festive feast for garden birds this Christmas but avoid killer turkey fat

18 December 2014

The RSPB is urging people to put on a festive feast to fatten up garden birds this Christmas, but to avoid leaving out the potentially dangerous leftover contents of their Christmas dinner roasting tins.

Song thrush eating hawthorn berries in snowy hedgerow

Places to visit

Visit a nature reserve or get up close to exciting birds at a Date with Nature event


Downloads from our Document Library.

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

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Date: 26 May 2009



RSPB science, conservation and farming projects in your area.

8 July 2014Improving breeding habitats for Ring Ouzels
13 November 2009Operation Tree Sparrow

Featured news

Selected local stories from the RSPB.

Help tackle the housing crisis during National Nest Box Week

14 February 2015

The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens ahead of the bird nesting season.

Nestbox building

Goldilocks and the Three Binoculars

30 January 2015

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to binoculars and telescopes. You need to look through them, feel the weight and understand how they work to find the right pair for you.

Man and boy using binoculars

Take to the hills this winter!

20 January 2015

Grab those walking boots: it’s time to blast away the cobwebs and stroll off all that Christmas chocolate. Check out these amazing RSPB sites for the best Northern winter walks.

Mountain hare running down hillside


Events coming up in the next 7 days.

There are currently no events in Greater Manchester in the next 7 days. However, there are some in these neighbouring counties:

Local groups


Over 17,000 people around the UK give their time for the RSPB. Listed below are just a few ways you can volunteer in the local area.

Nature Tourism & Visitor Experience Internship (Residential Volunteer)
Manchester Peregrines 'A Date With Nature' Assistants.
Act for Nature!
Vote for Bob
Discovery Volunteer, Chorlton Water Park

Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies in Greater Manchester.

However there may be suitable vacancies in these neighbouring counties.