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Climate change leaving seabirds with nowhere to tern

14 April 2014

One of the UK’s rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeeze the UK’s coastline.

Little tern at nest, stretching wings

Volunteer for nature in Morecambe Bay

17 February 2014

Morecambe Bay is one of best places for nature in the UK with its limestone grasslands and woodlands boasting a rich variety of rare plants and animals.

Brown argus butterfly

Volunteers needed for nature in South Cumbria

7 February 2014

A major conservation initiative in Morecambe Bay is inviting local nature lovers to take part in two special half-term volunteering events aimed at helping wildlife around Kendal.

Volunteers at a reserve work party enjoying a well earned break

Places to visit

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

Documents

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MAP - Woodlark in North West England

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

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Date: 26 May 2009

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Projects

RSPB science, conservation and farming projects in your area.

10 September 2012Source to Sea
6 August 2012Lakes High Fells Upland Advisory Project
15 July 2011The Colourful Coast Project

Featured news

Selected local stories from the RSPB.

Help for hungry hedgehogs

4 April 2014

Now spring is here and the weather is warming up, most hedgehogs will have woken from their winter hibernation.

Curled up hedgehog

Big Garden Birdwatch results: Top ten for North East

27 March 2014

Almost half a million people who took part in this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch have discovered some interesting changes among our most popular garden birds, with some species that benefit from a bit of extra help creeping up the rankings.

Male house sparrow bathing in garden pond

Happy campers for happy wildlife

19 March 2014

Thousands of people will carry on camping for wildlife this summer by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout.

Family camping out

Events

Events coming up in the next 7 days.

20 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

21 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

22 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

23 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

24 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

25 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

26 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

27 Apr

Wader Photography at Geltsdale

Watching wildlife

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