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Highfield Country Park

Highfield Country Park is a 70 acre area of open land that stretches to the east of Broom Avenue across to the back of Houldsworth Golf Course and over to the junction of Longford Road and Nelstrop Road.

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Environmental Care

The environment of an organism includes physical properties, which can be described as the sum of local abiotic factors such as insolation (sunlight), climate, and geology, and biotic ecosystem, which includes other organisms that share its habitat.

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Highfield Needs You

Your Highfield needs you! Do it for the birds, bees and lovely little trees. Highfield has a place in the local, regional and national structure of wildlife havens. Simple as.

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Plants

Plants – Pond species, Shrubs & Trees, Other

Shrubs
Hawthorn
Blackthorn
Gooseberry
Rowan
Field Maple
Oak
Birch
Crack Willow
Elder
Bird Cherry
Alder
Guelder Rose
Hazel
Holly
Dog Rose
Floating Sweet-Grass
Creeping Bent
Marsh Foxtail
Reed Sweet-Grass
Branched Bur-Weed
Brooklime
Watercress
Pondweed
AIMED SPECIES: Forget-Me-Knot; Brooklime;
Cow Parsley
Nettles
Aspen
Soft Rush
Cleavers
Bramble
Broadleaved Willowherb
Dandelion
Meadow Foxtail
Rough Meadow Grass
Herb Robert
Yorkshire Fog
Cock’s Foot Grass
Red Fescue
False Oat Grass
Ribwort Plantain
Canary Reed-Grass
Tall Fescue
Common Vetch
Red Clover
Hairy Sedge
Common Sedge
Common Mouse Ear
Creeping Buttercup
Meadow Buttercup
Shining Cranesbill
Lesser Trefoil
Rosebay Willowherb
Teasel species
Creeping Cinquefoil
Meadow Vetchling
St. John’s Wort
Red Campion
Oyeye Daisy
Greater Bird’s Foot Trefoil
Ragged Robin
Tufted Hair-Grass
Common Sorrel
Compact Rush
Sweet Vernal Grass
Thistle
Hairy Tare
Common Knapweed
Himalayan Balsam
DANGER: Japanese Knotweed

History

The Annual Easter Event attracts over 500 people between 1pm and 4pm. Getting Manchester Moving, Community Funding, Grassroots Grants, Manchester Leisure, Four Avenues Residents Association, and Friends of Highfield Country […]

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Animals

Animals – Birds (Avia) Bullfinch (UKBAP Priority species/Red listed species); Blue Tit; Wren; Blackbird; Magpie; Long-tailed Tit; Wood Pigeon; Great Tit; Robin; Chiff Chaff; Mistle Thrush (Amber listed species); Starling […]

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Ecology

Ecology is the scientific study of the distribution, abundance of life and the interactions between organisms and their natural environment. The environment of an organism includes physical properties, which can […]

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Plants

Plants – Pond species, Shrubs & Trees, Other Shrubs Hawthorn Blackthorn Gooseberry Rowan Field Maple Oak Birch Crack Willow Elder Bird Cherry Alder Guelder Rose Hazel Holly Dog Rose Floating […]

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Events

For each event please dress appropriately for the weather conditions and wear comfortable sturdy and possibly water-tight footwear.  All are welcome to all of our events. Parktastic – Wednesday (29/7/2009) […]

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Our Team

David McGee

David McGee

(CEO / Founder)

Michael Burke

Michael Burke

(Manager)
Matthew Hayes

Matthew Hayes

(Project Manager)
JaneTemple

Jane Temple

(Assistant Project Manager)

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