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Speke Garston Coastal Reserve celebrates 10 years!

The partners of the Speke Garston Coastal Reserve – Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Sailing Club, National Trust and Peel Holdings – are planning a 2-day event on 2nd and 3rd of May to celebrate the 10th birthday of the reserve, a fantastic natural resource on the north bank of the Mersey Estuary. The event includes leisure and walking activities

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Closed – Invitation to comment on Draft Marine Protected Area Conservation Advice and associated guidance

Natural England has made available Draft Conservation Advice for 3 Special Protection Areas within the Liverpool City Region:  Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore, Mersey Estuary and Ribble & Alt Estuaries.  A “How to use the Conservation Advice” guidance document is also available. Natural England would greatly appreciate any comments you have by 12th May,

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Diary date: Mersey Estuary Forum, 5th July, Liverpool

The annual Mersey Estuary Forum will take place on Friday 5th July 2013 at the Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool at 9.15 to 1pm with an optional afternoon site visit. Refreshments and lunch are provided. To reserve your place visit the Healthy Waterways Trust website or click on this link

Otters return to the River Mersey

Otters footprints have been spotted on the banks of the River Mersey near Fiddlers Ferry. The discovery of the tracks has been hailed as yet more hard evidence that of the river’s improving quality which, according to the Environment Agency, is the cleanest it’s been since the early 1900s. The full story and a video can

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Peel Energy halt Mersey Tidal Power project

After months of consultations and technical studies, Peel Energy have published the 3rd and final stage of the Mersey Tidal Energy feasibility study and chosen a preferred scheme –  a barrage between New Ferry and Dingle. However, due to high construction costs, Peel Energy have decided that it is not a financially viable project and will

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