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  • Fancy a beaver-gnawed wood-chip in your Christmas stocking?

    Thursday 1st December, 2016

    Really wild gifts from The Wildlife Trusts

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  • Gardeners’ best bat banquets

    Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    Winning garden

    Winners of Bat-friendly Planting Competition announced

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  • Beavers back for good in Scotland!

    Thursday 24th November, 2016

    The two lead partners in the Scottish Beaver Trial – the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and the Scottish Wildlife Trust – have warmly welcomed today’s announcement from the Scottish Government that the Eurasian beaver is to be formally recognised as a native species, 400 years after being hunted to extinction in the UK.

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  • Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016

    Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

    This year’s Autumn Statement – the first since the EU referendum and the last of its kind – was heavy on measures for economic infrastructure, but light on measures to support the kind of infrastructure on which we all depend for our nation’s prosperity and wellbeing: green infrastructure.

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  • Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016

    Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

    This year’s Autumn Statement – the first since the EU referendum and the last of its kind – was heavy on measures for economic infrastructure, but light on measures to support the kind of infrastructure on which we all depend for our nation’s prosperity and wellbeing: green infrastructure.

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  • Government’s scientists’ new proposals to help restore England’s seas are welcomed by leading conservation charities

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    Corkwing wrasse (c) Paul Naylor

    New Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English Waters

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  • Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis's Christmas charity partner

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  • The Wildlife Trusts respond to Natural England report on HS2

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts today cautiously welcomed the findings of a Natural England report on HS2 Ltd’s approach to wildlife. However, we are very disappointed with the Government’s immediate rejection of key findings from their own advisors.

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  • Urgent appeal to secure future of historic Hickling Broad

    Wednesday 2nd November, 2016

    Norfolk Wildlife Trust today announced it is launching a £1 million appeal to secure the future of one of UK’s most important National Nature Reserves and historic home to the booming bittern. Almost 50% of the Broad was put on the open market for £2.3 million in September and Norfolk Wildlife Trust has reached agreement to buy the land.

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  • Become part of the century’s most exciting conservation project, says Chris Packham

    Tuesday 1st November, 2016

    This is a ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to help a magnificent and long lost mammal thrive again’ says TV naturalist Chris Packham

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