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  • Bringing a sense of the wild into schools

    Thursday 30th April, 2015

    Summers’ soundtrack of humming bees, insects and more is set to make pupils’ playlists as The Wildlife Trusts are voted Dobbies’ 150th anniversary national charity partner

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  • 'Wildlife at home' launched

    Wednesday 29th April, 2015

    British wildlife is set to enjoy a bright future thanks to a brand new partnership

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  • Nature rolls out the blue carpet for our Woodland Wildlife Weekend (25/26 April)

    Monday 20th April, 2015

    As spring gets into its stride, one of our most breathtaking natural spectacles will soon unfold within ancient woodlands across the UK, with bluebells bursting into colour

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  • Race to save Ratty as UK water voles face uncertain future:Launch of first National Water Vole Monitoring Programme

    Friday 10th April, 2015

    Once a familiar sight along our waterways, water voles have rapidly disappeared from much of the landscape, experiencing the most serious decline of any wild mammal over the last century.

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  • Broad welcome to Scotland's first ever national marine plan

    Friday 27th March, 2015

    The Scottish Government has today formally adopted Scotland’s first ever National Marine Plan, which sets a single planning framework for all activities in Scottish seas

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  • Shocking state of England’s rivers

    Thursday 26th March, 2015

    As the Environment Agency release figures today that reveal just 17% of England’s rivers are in good health, the Blueprint for Water coalition is urging communities across England to make a stand and speak up for the rivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches that they love

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  • M4 relief road will increase carbon emissions say experts

    Wednesday 25th March, 2015

    Wildlife Trusts Wales, Gwent Wildlife Trust and Friends of the Earth Cymru will this week hear the verdict of a judiciary review for the proposed M4 relief road

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  • Devon's beavers return to the wild

    Tuesday 24th March, 2015

    Newly released beaver - Image © Devon Wildlife Trust

    The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to announce that Devon’s wild population of beavers have been given a clean bill of health and were released back into the wild yesterday afternoon. Devon Wildlife Trust will now begin a five year-long River Otter Beaver Trial - a project which will measure the impact of these animals

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  • Hedgehog conservation area is UK first

    Tuesday 17th March, 2015

    A landmark project to create the UK’s first dedicated hedgehog conservation area will launch today, developed in response to an alarming national decline in one of our most enigmatic and well-loved species

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  • Nature and Wellbeing Summit hosted in Bristol, European Green Capital 2015

    Wednesday 4th March, 2015

    A Nature and Wellbeing Summit, hosted in Bristol as part of the city’s year as European Green Capital, is this week bringing together leading UK and European practitioners, researchers and decision-makers to discuss the value of nature in our society with a specific focus on landscapes and nature-based solutions for health and wellbeing

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