• What wildlife has been spotted at Brockholes? – July 2018

    31 Jul 2018

    It’s been another month of sunshine, right up until the last week when everything got a good (and much needed) soaking! With the start of the Summer Holidays, Brockholes has been at the height of busyness, and the wildlife has been lapping up the limelight too. We’re so lucky that our visitors are so caring […]

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  • Rock FM Came To Brockholes

    30 Jul 2018

      Bright and early on Saturday morning Rock FM’s breakfast presenters, Steve and Janine, were up and out of bed, but instead of chatting over the airways, they put on their wellies and came to visit Brockholes. Steve and Janine had run a competition for some lucky listeners to win the chance to have a […]

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  • Happiness is a butterfly…

    20 Jul 2018

    The summer months are such an exciting time at Brockholes – not just because we have had some terrific weather – but because there are butterflies on the wing just about everywhere you look. Helen Earnshaw, our Volunteer Ranger, gives us an insight into what has been spotted recently and sets all our visitors a challenge… […]

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  • Breeding wader numbers on the rise

    13 Jul 2018

    A lot of conservation work goes on at Brockholes behind the scenes. Staff and volunteers spend their days clearing scrub, coppicing, planting wildflowers and assessing the site for ways we can improve the reserve for the wildlife; helping nature flourish. Nowhere is this hard work more evident than the pools where our waders have been […]

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  • June 2018 – Photography Competition Results!

    11 Jul 2018

    Here we are again, the results are in for the Brockholes June photography competition! With Lancashire well and truly in bloom with this stunning weather, we have had a huge number of entries, with the theme of BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS. Our judge had a stunning selection of 61 pictures to choose from: “The level of beauty in this month’s […]

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    What’s been seen at Brockholes? – June 2018

    04 Jul 2018

    What a month! With the sun shining almost constantly it has been full-steam ahead at Brockholes! And not just for us – the wildlife has taken advantage of the beautiful weather and really seems to have flourished after our rotten spring. It seems like you can’t walk anywhere on the reserve without disturbing a butterfly, […]

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