Tuesday 24 January 2017

Transition Town Burbo Bank Talk

Transition Town West Kirby are holding a talk about the Burbo Bank wind farm extension.

Thursday February 2nd
Burbo Bank Extension - The Journey

West Kirby Arts Centre
29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby

Admission free, donations welcome

A talk by Lee Rollason of Dong Energy

The presentation will highlight the evolving offshore wind sector, with Burbo Bank as a case study.

Wildlife Quiz

This is just a reminder that the closing date for the Wirral Wildlife Prize Quiz 2016 is 31 January 2017.

If you haven’t sent in your entry yet then it is time to do so.

You can download the quiz here:

RECORD Newsletter

Our friends at RECORD have produced a new newsletter which you can download and read at:

Contents include:
Wildlife on your doorstep, New species in Cheshire, Hoverflies and my garden, Winter Beetling,  What to look out for in the coming months and Upcoming events in Cheshire.

Well worth a look.

Friday 20 January 2017

Bird Watching at the River Park

Port Sunlight River Park is holding two bird themed events to get you ready for the RSPB's Big Garden Bird Watch.

Saturday 21st January
Bird Feeders
1.30 - 3 p.m.
Meet at Port Sunlight River Park Site office, Mersey View Car Park, to make bird food and a variety of bird feeders.
Suitable for families and children aged 3 and over.

Saturday 28th January
Bird Watching Walk
8.30 - 10 a.m.
Meet at Dock Road North car park, CH62 4LN.
Bring binoculars if you can and wear warm clothing. Sorry no dogs.

For more information contact the ranger Anne Litherland on 07587550060 or send an email

Thursday 19 January 2017

Wirral Science Under The Stars

Thursday 26th January, 4 - 6 p.m.
Heswall Primary School

Wirral Wildlife is taking part in a magical outdoor evening of scientific discovery for teachers, children and UK scientific organisations, hosted by Heswall Primary School.

Families and children - Enjoy “hands on” scientific adventures, visit an inflatable planetarium, use telescopes, make bird feeders, cuddle a snake, BRING A TORCH to follow our scientific outdoor trail and take part in our interactive exciting 3D film!

Don’t forget to visit Eco-Alley… a magical outdoor alleyway of Eco–themed stalls

Scientific educational stalls featuring:
Eco Schools, Wirral County Council, Wirral Wildlife, Sphere Science, Eco Explorer, PSTT, Zoolab, Edge Hill Primary Science, FACE Farming, Martin Mere, Liverpool Astronomical Society, Chester Zoo, Planet Heswall, Impossible Theatre, TCV, Global Learning Programme, BroomheathPlantation Bushcraft, Wirral Environmental Network, European Space Agency, Stardome Planetarium, Techniquest, Wirral Rangers, Lookers Nissan Electric Cars, Raptor Aid Birds of Prey, Linghams, Daresbury Laboratory, Lumin8, Inspiring Science, Wirral Fire Service and many more…..

Friday 6 January 2017

Discover Red Rocks at Tesco

Happy New Year!

Cheshire Wildlife Trust submitted a funding bid to Tesco Bags of Help for our Discover Red Rocks project and we have been selected to go forward to the Wirral in-store vote!

Three local community projects will be voted on in Tesco stores each month and the project that receives the most votes from all stores in their region will receive a grant of up to £5,000. The second placed project receives up to £2,000 and third placed up to £1,000. You can vote for Discover Red Rocks at Wirral Tesco stores between 2nd and 28th January 2017.

If we are successful in getting the full £5,000 the Discover Red Rocks project will:

•        Improve the condition of the nature reserve for people and wildlife through beach cleans and volunteer days on the reserve.
•        Invite local schools to visit the reserve for wildbeach sessions, where the children will learn about the coast and the wildlife found there through outdoor education, team building and bushcraft activities, and environmental games.
•        Involve the wider community in local marine conservation issues by leading guided nature walks around the reserve and holding public events.

The list of stores taking part in the voting on our project is:

Eastham Rake Express, CH62 6BX
Neston Express, CH64 9UB
Heswall, CH60 7SL
Pensby Express, CH61 9ND
Liscard Express, CH45 4JG
Rock Ferry Metro, CH42 4QF
Wallasey Express, CH44 4DF
Wallasey King Street Express, CH44 0BZ
Tranmere Express, CH42 9JG
Moreton Hoylake Road Express, CH46 6DG
Moreton Cross Express, CH46 8TH
Claughton Express, CH41 0DE
Bidston Moss Extra, CH43 7AA

To vote, you will need to make a purchase within store of any value. You will receive one token per transaction and it's not necessary to purchase a carrier bag in order to receive a token.

Please spread the word and vote for our project!

Many thanks for your help.