Bowland Hen Harriers – New Wind Farm Threat

[singlepic id=84 w=320 h=240 float=left]In March 2010 an application for a new twenty 127m tall turbine wind farm on Claughton and Whit Moors, over 6km inside the Forest of Bowland AONB, was unanimously refused by Lancaster City Council. Unfortunately the applicant, Community Windpower Ltd., has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate and a Public Inquiry will […]

Bowland Eagle Owls – 2011 Breeding Imminent

[singlepic id=102 w=320 h=240 float=left]We might not all agree but spring is just around the corner; within the next few weeks it is expected, despite the low temperatures and snow and ice on the Bowland fells, the resident breeding pair of eagle owls will shortly once again begin to lay their new clutch of eggs. […]