Rixton Clay Pits

Location: 
Rixton Clay Pits, Rixton, Warrington
Summary: 

We are busy creating a ‘green motorway’, clearing trees, scrub and other vegetation, linking two important but isolated Special Areas of Conservation.  Increasing the area of wet grassland and linking the sites will protect the great crested newt population and dams will be added for water retention.

By improving the public access, the visitor experience will be improved. To maintain the projects long-term sustainability, conservation grazing will be increased.  Using rare native breeds of sheep to manage the grassland and meadow areas.

How you can get involved: 

We offer free training through our events and volunteering programmes.  To find out more click on the events or volunteering tabs.

Contact the Carbon Landscape Project Team:
​Email: carbonlandscape@lancswt.org.uk
Telephone: 01942 246415