The North West Development Agency will hold a European Regional Development Fund Northwest Environment Sector Event on Tuesday 21 June at the new Brockholes Visitor Centre near Preston.
Preston's new Brockholes wetland and woodland nature reserve and floating visitor centre is set to open on Sunday 24 April. [includes gallery]
Disease resistant Elm trees are being planted on Riverside Walk in Preston's Miller Park to replace an avenue of trees which became diseased in 2010.
The University of Central Lancashire has been awarded nearly £1.1m from the European Regional Development Fund to establish a project that will increase the uptake of small wind turbine technologies by SMEs.
A special week of dedicated news and features on Place North West in May will examine work in the region relating to the low carbon agenda.
United Utilities has picked KMI, a joint venture between Kier, J Murphy and Interserve Project Services, for a storm water improvements contract.