WWF have provided lots of online resources and these continue to be available via their ‘Learn to love Nature’ FB group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/learntolovenature) and website as well as online lessons via the Skype in the Classroom site:- https://education.skype.com/search?q=wwf&t=guestSpeakerSession&t=virtualFieldTrip&t=classroom&t=collaboration&t=resource
Lancs Wildlife Trust continue their fantastic work in our region and have also helped develop The Carbon Landscape Partnership, a £3.2million National Lottery Heritage Funded programme across the wetlands of Wigan, Leigh, Salford and Warrington. They have lots of free online resources including their interactive map www.carbonlandscape.org.uk/explore This includes more details of the following:-
- A 2.5k walk on Amberswood and a 1.5k sculpture Trail on Low Hall Nature Reserve (same parking on Liverpool Road between Platt Bridge and Hindley).
- A 2k family trail around Ochre Flash at Wigan Flashes (park near Wellens Road)
- A 2k trail at Victoria Fields (park Bickershaw Village)
- A 5k trail at Bickershaw Country Park (park Edna Road, West Leigh)
- A 2k walk at Pennington Flash.
- You can cycle down the Canal all the way from Wigan Town Centre to Astley Green.
- The jewel in the crown is the showcase wetlands site at Three Sisters, Ashton-in-Makerfield where you can follow an enchanted tree trail and wildlife rubbing trail.
- Follow on https://www.facebook.com/carbonlandscape and keep up-to-date with the free online resources aimed at young people and families that will be appearing over the summer.