About Wigans Green Roots
We are a partnership between the Wigan Flashes Conservation and Community Group, Kirkless Friends Group and Friends of Amberswood, we work closely with Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Wigan Council to improve the sites for wildlife and enable people to enjoy nature in these fantastic urban greenspaces.
The Wigan Flashes team have been creating bee banks for solitary mining bees to nest. Females of bee species such as the Tawny mining bee (Andrena fulva) and Ashy mining…
Kirkless Meadow Management
There are several meadows and some important grasslands on Kirkless and they can be found on either side of the canal. Meadow management consists of one hay cut every year,…
July 2020 Newsletter
News Roundup This quarter has been a difficult one because of the pandemic and associated restrictions. Volunteer work parties had to be suspended. The Flashes have had a lot of…
April 2020 Newsletter
Recent work on the Flashes Early in the New Year the glades at Westwood and Horrocks Flash were strimmed, to clear bramble, and other unwanted vegetation which would compromise this…
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