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Welcome to Macclesfield Wildlife Explorers

Our new season has started!

Next outdoor meeting –

Sunday 7th October 2017: Nature Needs You – National Trust Hare Hill

Next indoor meeting –

Monday 16th October 2017: Alien Invaders

You can join our group by emailing us or by coming along to one of our indoor meetings.

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Click here to read reports for the Big Schools Birdwatch 2017!

Our old website still exists as the archive of Reports of Meetings held prior to September 2013.
Click here to view our old meeting reports.

 

2nd October 2017: – Gordon Buchanan at Buxton Opera House

Leaders and RSPB Phoenix members joined a packed Buxton Opera House for ‘Animal Families and Me’, a talk by Gordon Buchanan. The acclaimed television wildlife cameraman and presenter of many popular BBC wildlife series shared some of his amazing experiences with some of the world’s most incredible animals. As well as incredible tales of his travels to some of the most remote parts of the world , Buchanan used his own film footage and photography to illustrate how his ‘up close and personal’ style allowed him insights into the behaviour of some of our planet’s most iconic species. The audience … Click here for more information…..

The Macclesfield Big Bird Box Build

The Macclesfield Big Bird Box Build – An exciting new project for Wildlife Explorers.      Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers is hoping that an exciting new project will provide fresh inspiration for children & young people to take action for their local wildlife. The Macclesfield Big Bird Box Build launches on January 12th with the support of a local nature conservation partnership that also includes The RSPB Macclesfield Local Group and Cheshire Wildlife Trust.   The group aim to raise £500 for bird box kit materials and tools to allow local children and young people to construct a wide selection … Click here for more information…..

Mar 2015: Donate Stamps to Help the Albatrosses

The work of Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers and The Macclesfield RSPB Local Group collecting stamps to help vital international conservation work protecting Albatrosses has been given a boost by a local school. Pupils at Bosley St.Marys Primary School have been collecting used stamps thanks to the hard work of Recycling Officers Oliver Carter and Sam Brunt. The RSPB hopes to stamp out albatross deaths by converting used postage stamps into cash. Each loose stamp has a small value, but in large quantities they’re still valuable. The RSPB can also convert donations of stamp albums, first day covers and rare stamps … Click here for more information…..