DESPITE pleas from the RSPB and Oldham Council, visitors flocked to Dovestone Reservoir over the Easter Weekend. The result of this surge in visitors was…View More Driving to Dovestone? Don’t! Traffic wardens issue more than 170 parking tickets
A GREATER appreciation of nature has been one of the few positive things to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. And as the country continues to…View More Are you taking part in the world’s largest bird survey?
A SERIES of weekly ecoEvents online is offering an informative and helpful insight for everyone interested in sustaining and improving the local environment. The first…View More Curlews and Conservation: At Dovestones with Kate Hanley
BILLING Dovestone Reservoir as a tourist hotspot is part of the reason why crowds are packing into it – and the associated parking chaos. And…View More Dovestone billing ‘causing almighty problem’, says concerned councillor
THINK the RSPB is all about birds? Think again. A series of weekly Zoom online meetings for everyone interested in sustaining and improving the local…View More All invited to Saddleworth ecoEvents on Zoom
ANDY Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, joined a team of volunteers lending a hand to a partnership restoring the peat bogs above Saddleworth. The group…View More Handy Andy lends a hand for peat’s sake!
“A SIGNIFICANT number” of trees are to be planted around Dove Stone Reservoir beauty spot in Greenfield as part of a wider project to plant…View More Tree planting project at Dove Stone Reservoir set to grow
DO you know your sparrows from your siskins? Can you spot a greenfinch or a blackbird? Then get ready to take part in the RSPB’s…View More Are you ready to #BigGardenBirdwatch
A RED kite seen falling from the sky accompanied by the sound of gunshots is the latest in a series of concerning incidents involving birds…View More Shot red kite ‘like balloon bursting’ near Saddleworth Moor
TV PRESENTER Chris Packham put Saddleworth’s moorland under the spotlight during the recent BBC Springwatch series. As reported in the May edition of the Independent,…View More For peat’s sake! Chris reports on Saddleworth moorland success