News January 2021

News

Lockdown antidote transports woodlands to homes

A magical soundwalk through stunning south Cumbrian woodlands, showcasing nature at its best and most fragile, is offering a unique anitdote to the latest lockdown.

Heading the stella line-up in a 30-minute audio classic are corncrake, once a common sight in the Rusland Valley, and now regionally extinct after their ground-nesting habitats fell victim to farm machinery and changes in land management.

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Forests, Footprints and Fauna

Follow in the footsteps of the Bay's ancient inhabitants with our new volunteer training project.

Morecambe Bay's ever-shifting sands regularly expose ancient land surfaces where prehistoric communities hunted thousands of years ago. A prehistoric woodland landscape is revealed by fallen tree stumps embedded in the clays and its use by Stone Age hunter-gatherers is preserved asĀ animal remains and footprints.

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