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  • Regents Park named Birmingham’s Wildest School!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Three primary schools celebrated being crowned Birmingham’s wildest schools on Monday at The Wildlife Trust’s EcoPark in Small Heath at a special event to celebrate learning about nature.

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  • Adventurous artist wanted for Undersea Art Award!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Chris Rose diving with lion's mane jelly fish © Nicola Faulks

    The search is on for an intrepid artist who would like to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves...

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  • Squirrel adventures bring curious young minds closer to nature

    Saturday 21st November, 2015

    New series of 'Pip the Squirrel' offers a fun introduction to UK wildlife

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  • Shaping nature conservation for the future: Conference explores ‘natural capital’ approach

    Friday 13th November, 2015

    Society’s dependency on a healthy natural environment will shape the content of a unique conference being held on Wednesday 25 November, during which delegates will explore how ‘natural capital’ thinking could be applied to nature conservation

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  • Decision to cut funding for environment by up to 40% criticised

    Wednesday 11th November, 2015

    Following Monday’s announcement regarding severe cuts across DEFRA, the RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts have come together to highlight what it could mean for the environment

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  • Every Child Wild: Making nature part of growing up - for all children

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts launch new initiative to make ‘Every Child Wild’.

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  • Undersea Art Award winner shows North Sea beauties: Paintings inspired by close encounters with seals go on show

    Wednesday 21st October, 2015

    Artist Chris Rose got a taste for sub-marine adventure after winning The Wildlife Trusts’ / Society of Wildlife Artists’ Undersea Art Award and learnt to dive earlier this year

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  • Celebrities urge gardeners to save the nation’s hedgehogs for Wild About Gardens Week: Mon 26 Oct-Sun 1 Nov 2015

    Monday 19th October, 2015

    Twiggy, Ben Fogle, Bill Oddie and Chris Beardshaw are backing Wild About Gardens Week this autumn and urging gardeners to save hedgehogs

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  • Calling on Government to deliver ambitious vision for nature and people

    Tuesday 13th October, 2015

    An ambitious and inspirational long-term plan is urgently needed to save nature and improve our well-being – that is the clear message from the Response for Nature report published today by a coalition of leading conservation organisations

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  • Spaniel helps survey efforts for water vole

    Monday 12th October, 2015

    A dog with a nose for rodents is being used to help monitor new colonies of water voles, as part of a major project to reintroduce the species to Hertfordshire

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