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Annie Kissack

Annie Kissack's #MyBiosphere

In a regular feature in Manx Life, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Annie Kissack writes.

Himalayan Balsam

The community group tackling damaging plants

Meet the Balsam Bashers. Roger Bankes-Jones writes about the work of community group Friends of the Neb, which is working to eradicate damaging plants from a river basin.

Sand dam

Manxman shortlisted for UN award for clean water project

Manxman Simon Maddrell was this month shortlisted for a UN award for his work providing clean water to a million people. Find out more.

Visit Laxey Valley

Captain Rowe welcomes visitors to Laxey heritage trail

Phase one of a project to celebrate Laxey, past, present and future, opens this weekend. Visit Laxey Valley’s Welcome Centre is the start point for a heritage trail that will tell visitors the story of the village’s rich industrial heritage.

Helen McKenna

How connecting with nature aids wellbeing

The Woodland Trust this this month highlighted the benefits to health of being out of doors, leading to an article in The Guardian on 'forest bathing'. Ramsey resident Helen McKenna describes how connecting with nature aids her wellbeing.

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries invited for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries are invited for the second UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards, with categories for Energy, Economic Sustainability, Environment and Education/public awareness.

Manx Bat Search

Take part in Bat Search 2019

Kevin Wells, Chairman, explains the work of the Manx Bat Group and calls on people to get involved in a new citizen science project that will aid understanding of the important mammal.

Leaflets

New spotter sheets for Marine Nature Reserves

What is under and around our sea and why is it important that we look after it?

Russell Collister

Russell Collister's #MyBiosphere

In a regular feature in Manx Life, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Russell Collister writes.

Bee at Garey ny Cloie St John's

Busy bees: How local beekeepers share their skills and expertise

May 20th was World Bee Day. Johnny Kipps, of the Isle of Man Beekeepers' Federation, tells how local beekeepers are sharing their skills and expertise, locally and globally.

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