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Fight the bracken: Help save local ancient monuments!

Volunteers are being asked to help fight vegetation on Birkrigg Common near Ulverston - a constant threat to the popular ancient stone circle and beauty-spot. Volunteer work parties led by Morecambe Bay Partnership will take place on the Common every month through to September. The first work party of the season will take place on Thursday 24th May from 9.30am.

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TV Archaeologist heading to Morecambe Bay

TV Archaeologist, Oliver Hutchinson is heading to Morecambe Bay as part of an event to shed light on the hidden past of the Bay’s coastline, and local people are invited to join him.

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Protecting Redshanks around the Bay

Morecambe Bay Partnership is making it easy for residents and visitors to Morecambe Bay to spot its ‘Bird of the Month’ this month, by choosing one of only two wading birds that have red legs.

The bird in question is the redshank - often a migrant arriving on the shores of the Bay from Iceland ahead of winter, although some can be seen all year round.  There are around 25,000 breeding pairs resident in the UK all year and 130,000 redshank which just over-winter.

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