Sunday 15th May 2016: Heathland Conservation

A group of volunteers from Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers, armed with gardening gloves, trowels and forks, set to work helping with conservation management at Lindow Common in Wilsmslow.                         Lindow Common SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) features one of the world’s most threatened habitats – lowland heath. The site is actively managed to ensure that the surrounding trees do not encroach, preserving an abundance of specialised plants – round-leaved sundew, bog rosemary, bog asphodel, cranberry and bogbean.  Wildlife Explorers worked hard removing tree and shrub seedlings from designated … Click here for more information…..