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Special measures help divert thousands of birds from power lines

Posted on 18th November 2014 by WWT

Hundreds of special diverters have saved migrating swans and geese from colliding with overhead power lines in Lancashire following the first study of its kind in the country. WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, in [...]

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Have a snap-happy day at WWT Martin Mere

Posted on 7th November 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

Popular bird watching festival returns in November, with some very special guests Whether you're a photographer, or just love the outdoors, there'll be something for everyone, as the eagerly awaited North West Bird [...]

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Wildlife photography exhibition at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Posted on 31st October 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

Visiting WWT Martin Mere in November? Come along and view the work of award winning wildlife photographer Barrie Kelly from Monday 3 November to Friday 5 December. The indoor exhibition is a perfect opportunity to warm up[...]

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Whooper swans return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for a winter [...]

Posted on 24th October 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

The first 400 Whooper swans have made the 500 mile migration from Iceland to spend the winter at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Numbers of Whooper Swans are expected to increase up to 2,000 over the coming months as the[...]

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Slime dipping and pumpkin hunts this Half Term at WWT Martin Mere [...]

Posted on 10th October 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

What strange creatures are lurking in the murky depths of the pond? Could it be a disgusting rat-tailed maggot, or a snot-worm hiding in its tubular mucus home? Come slime-dipping with WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this [...]

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Celebrate 40 years with WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Posted on 7th October 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

WWT Martin Mere is starting a campaign celebrating 40 years of the wetland centre. WWT Martin Mere opened its doors to WWT members in late 1974 and opened to general public on 1 March 1975. Over the next 6 months, …[...]

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Record geese numbers at WWT Martin Mere

Posted on 3rd October 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

A record 45,800 Pink-footed geese have arrived at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre making this one of the best wildlife spectacles in the North West over the next few weeks. But how do they get here? Many of us will …[...]

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Join the Gosling gang at WWT Martin Mere

Posted on 19th September 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

Every Thursday during term time, toddlers can join WWT Martin Mere's Gosling Gang. Thursday is Toddler Thursdays at WWT Martin Mere, and every week, toddlers will be able to take part in story time at 10.30am and 1.30pm, [...]

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One Step On exhibit textile delights at WWT Martin Mere Wetland [...]

Posted on 12th September 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

Visiting WWT Martin Mere in October? Want to see something a little bit different? Come along and view the work of the One Step On textile group from Monday 23 September to Sunday 26 October. The indoor exhibition is a &#[...]

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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre welcomes distinguished guests

Posted on 4th September 2014 by WWT Martin Mere

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre welcomed some very distinguished yesterday as the Mayor & Consort of West Lancashire hosted an "At Home" for the Chairman & Lady of Lancashire County Council, the Lord Mayor of [...]

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