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Professor Morass Needs You!

Becky Royce

Calling all landscape adventurers! Use our activity leaflet to help Professor Morass to explore the Carbon Landscape.

Don your very best exploring kit on as you spot wildlife, have a picnic – and look out for animal prints. There are lots of activities to choose from and they’re perfect for children age 3+

All you have to do to join in is click the link below to download the front and back of the leaflet. Use the map to choose...

Professor Morass

Wigan and Leigh Wetlands - Bid to Become National Nature Reserve

Steve Ormerod

National Nature Reserves (NNRs) protect some of our most important habitats, species and geology, and provide ‘outdoor laboratories’ for research. There are currently 224 NNRs in England but there are no post-industrial ones.

We are proposing to develop a National Nature Reserve between the Wigan Flashes in Wigan and Pennington Flash in Leigh.

This involves three main aims:

1.Restore Pearsons Flash with Dr Mark Champion...

Re-Introduce your Love


Yesterday was International Bog Day. It’s a day that people come together to celebrate how amazing bog/peatlands are and educate others on their importance too. With this in mind we thought it would be a great idea to release our ‘Re-Introduce your Love’ Music video! It’s a fun, family friendly way to learn about once local extinct wildlife being re-introduced onto our restored and vital Peatlands. We’ve been showed so much love already but...

Re-Introduce Your Love