Latest tweets and news stories about our work, activities and events. Journalists can contact our press team to ensure enquiries will be dealt with immediately: Anna Guthrie 07887 754659 aguthrie@wildlifetrusts.org and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Watch Group of the Year: Accolades awarded for 'wild' adventures

    Wednesday 3rd February, 2016

    A jam-packed year of wildlife has led to Cambourne Wildlife Watch group being awarded the accolade of ‘Watch Group of the Year 2015’

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  • Second wave of marine protection welcomed: 23 new Marine Conservation Zones announced today

    Sunday 17th January, 2016

    Today The Wildlife Trusts welcome the news that this Government is designating a second phase of 23 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs)

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  • Forest Schools flourish thanks to funding boost

    Friday 15th January, 2016

    Inner city children benefit from regular access to natural world

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  • Prophet and Loss explores Charles Rothschild’s vision for nature 100 years on

    Tuesday 29th December, 2015

    New e-book celebrates the wild legacy left by the founder of UK nature conservation

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  • Tony Juniper becomes our President

    Wednesday 23rd December, 2015

    Tony Juniper - campaigner, writer and well-known environmentalist – has been appointed President of The Wildlife Trusts

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  • The Wildlife Trusts urge Government to drop the cull and focus on vaccination and securing badger BCG supplies

    Thursday 17th December, 2015

    The Government today announced that it is suspending the sourcing of BCG vaccine for English badger vaccination schemes, that the 2015 badger culls were ‘successful in meeting their targets’ and confirmed it wants to see ‘badger control over a wider number of areas next year’, issuing new guidance to Natural England that significantly relaxes the current badger culling licence criteria

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  • Dismay expressed as badger vaccination threatened by vaccine shortage

    Wednesday 2nd December, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts in England are extremely concerned about the lack of BCG tuberculosis (TB) vaccine being allocated to badger vaccination programmes next year

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  • Doctor’s devotion to the natural world is recognised and celebrated - Christopher Cadbury Medal awarded to Dr Anne Powell OBE

    Friday 27th November, 2015

    Dr Anne Powell OBE has been formally recognised for her services to nature conservation - and has been presented with The Wildlife Trusts’ Christopher Cadbury medal by President Simon King OBE

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  • Nick Baker helps inspire children with Nature

    Thursday 26th November, 2015

    A national competition run by The Wildlife Trusts and the People's Postcode Lottery called WildsPlay was won by Cambridge resident Sarah Walls, with a photo of her daughter Francesca 6, holding a froglet.

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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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