In 2021 Groundwork Greater Manchester created eight new jobs for young people to kick start their career in the environmental sector. Their work would help protect and improve green-spaces in both natural and urban environments across the city region. Trafford Ecology Park was one of the sites the team worked on whilst developing their green…Read More »
The team at Groundwork Greater Manchester have recently started using iNaturalist, one of the world’s most popular nature apps, to track the biodiversity at Trafford Ecology Park and they’re looking for your help to capture even more data! The iNaturalist app is a fantastic education tool, helping users to identify the plants, animals and insects…Read More »
This week a friend of Trafford Ecology Park, Richard Pilling, captured what the site looks like from a birds eye perspective, capturing this fantastic footage on a drone. The footage highlights the beauty of the park; from the wide open expanse of the lake to the sprawl of the wildflower meadow. Set in one of…Read More »
Thanks to employees and friends of Groundwork Greater Manchester the benches within Trafford Ecology Park have been brought back to life this week, providing much needed seating for visitors who may wish to rest their feet or enjoy a picnic, or for local businesses who may wish to use the benches for informal meetings whilst…Read More »
Following the temporary closure of Trafford Ecology Park in May due to Covid-19 Government restrictions, we can now announce that the park is open to visitors Monday to Friday as per our standard opening hours. Please remain vigilant during your visit; maintaining social distancing advice throughout your visit.
Trafford Ecology Park will soon be able to cater for school group visits thanks to support from local business Cargill, whose Cargill Cares programme has funded the construction of an environmentally sustainable classroom. The new facility at Trafford Ecology Park is a key element of Groundwork’s vision to establish the Ecology Park as an exemplar…Read More »