• Summer Scything Events @ Mersey Vale Nature Park

    Here’s your chance to have a go at the old art of scything and help maintain areas of species-rich grassland at Mersey Vale Nature Park (MVNP) which are a vital source of habitat and food for wildlife. We are delighted that Adam from Cheshire Wildlife Trust is returning this year to lead the MVNP scything […]

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  • Siding’s Orchard gets some TLC (tree loving care)

    On Sunday, a group of regular orchard volunteers & others keen to learn about pruning braved the cold weather to give the fruit trees at the Sidings Orchard in Mersey Vale Nature Park a long needed prune.           Pruning is an essential part of keeping fruit trees healthy and productive and […]

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  • Call out for Volunteers to join new Stockport Scything Group

    Scything is a really good way to mow species rich grassland, a key job at this time of year for volunteers at countryside sites across the borough. Without this, the grass turns to scrub leading to loss of plant species, butterfly and other wildlife habitats. Adam Machin, the Volunteer Co-ordinator from Cheshire Wildlife Trust who […]

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