Manchester Festival of Nature is here! #MFoN – A Month long celebration of urban nature was kicked off royally by the 130th anniversary of the RSPB celebrations in Didsbury on Saturday. A plaque was unveiled at the Croft in Fletcher Moss Gardens where Emily Williamson lived. It was she who started the conversations campaigning against the trade in wild bird plumage.. leading to the formation of what is now one of the most formidable wildlife -championing organisations in the world. The unveiling took place with Prof. Melissa Bateson, Emily Williamson’s Great Great Niece.