Thursday, August 20, 2020

Help the Heatons as a community to find and drive local solutions to climate change.  Join our online Heatons Climate Action Festival for twelve informative events over the weekends of 12/13 and 19/20 September. The festival programme is being added to our website this...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

News in from Harriet:  I don't know if any of our members/friends/visitors would be interested in this local river survey? If so it might be worth adding to the website, but I cannot find the closing date for completing the survey.

Manchester Council are interested...

Friday, July 24, 2020


The RSPB is asking people in Greater Manchester how nature has lifted their spirits during lockdown.


To get involved, share your story and photos using #MyWorldNow on social media until 31st July.

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Big Butterfly Count has just started, (17/7/20-9/8/20). 

This is a UK-wide survey of butterflies and some day-flying moths.  See

Friday, July 24, 2020

1st photo, the blackcurrant and redcurrant beds after I weeded them. The black matting keeps out most weeds, but not the horsetail, which can grow roots of up to two metres!

2nd photo, red hollyhocks looking splendid in the Mediterranean garden.

3rd photo, feverfew in th...

Whilst we have been in lockdown PWEC has been scorched by sun but now rain has arrived so have the weeds.  Look at the difference!

Thursday, June 25, 2020

On this Sunday, 28th June from 11am, join others for the return of Manchester's popular "Festival of Nature".  There are a whole range of live events and film premiers.  For fuller information on how to join in at home for these Manchester events see:...

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Here they are carrying on despite life elsewhere.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Let's be optimistic and plan to visit some of these special gardens in the Manchester area.  Booking is essential for all the reasons we've had to get used to following - but take a look.  There's a digital tour of some gardens too as Virtual Garden Visits at the top o...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

This may be from November 2019 but still worth watching.  See:

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