Blog

We’ve got a lot of different activities and projects going on, so stay tuned to our blog. Here we’ll feature articles by project leaders and staff along with in-depth coverage of our events and the menagerie of tasks our team is up to.



Curlew Distance RSPB

The Curlew: A South West Peak Icon

21 February 2018

In the first of three blogs, Mike Shurmer (a Senior Conservation Officer with the RSPB) gives an overview of the Curlew and why the South West Peak is so important for this bird. Mike is also leading the Working for Waders project. Future blogs will look at Snipe and Lapwing.In...

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Updated Community Grants Information

31 January 2018

As 2018 gets rolling our Community Grants project continues to receive and fund applications. We have updated our documentation for this project and you can see the new documents below. These grants are available to constituted community groups, registered charities, social enterprises, parish councils and schools who are working on...

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Volunteers on Warslow hay meadows

South West Peak Autumn Newsletter

1 October 2017

Autumn NewsletterAutumn is in the Air at the South West Peak Landscape Partnership!As the season begins to change the Partnership is continuing to get our projects up and running, while others are well underway. We continue to add staff and it’s wonderful to see everyone working together to help strengthen...

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Its a Double Dose of Wild

14 October 2017

New Wildlings and Wildfamilies activities are coming up soon! Bug hunting, crafts and den building oh my! Take a peek at the posters below and come out to learn, explore and have fun.Contact our Wild Child Officer Natalie Forrester for more info: Email: n.forrester@staffs-wildlife.org.uk Phone: 07538 967518...

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White-Clawed Crayfish

Endangered White-Clawed Crayfish given new homes in the South West Peak

4 December 2017

It’s official, white-clawed crayfish are back in the South West Peak!While it may seem small to us the white-clawed crayfish is the UK’s largest native freshwater invertebrate and is an important component of our waterways. This often hidden and largely defenceless species is now globally endangered due to non-native competitors,...

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