June 2011

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

  • Families urged to turn detective and learn about the seashore

    Friday 18th February, 2011

    There’s much more to the seashore than seashells, and now there’s a new and fun way to find out what, with The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Government u-turn expected on forest plans

    Thursday 17th February, 2011

    The Government is today expected to abandon its controversial plans to dispose of thousands of hectares of forest in England and announce a panel of experts to examine the issues.

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  • Forestry sales programme under review

    Friday 11th February, 2011

    The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs today (Fri 11 Feb 2011) made the following statement:

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  • Wetland scheme is wildlife success

    Wednesday 2nd February, 2011

    UK wildlife is benefiting from national wetland restoration, two years in to a three year scheme, according to The Wildlife Trusts, on World Wetlands Day (Wednesday 2 February).

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  • Handy guides for nature lovers

    Tuesday 1st February, 2011

    A new series of beautifully illustrated mini field guides, packed with information for nature enthusiasts, published in association with The Wildlife Trusts, is out now.

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  • British Wildlife Photography Awards

    Tuesday 1st February, 2011

    A prestigious photography competition is today calling for entries – with a chance to win a cash prize of £5,000. And The Wildlife Trusts are proud to sponsor a new category.

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  • Young naturalists rewarded

    Friday 28th January, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts has named Whisby Wildlife Watch group the winner in the annual Watch Group of the Year Awards.

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  • 'Quick fix’ forest sale must not threaten our natural heritage

    Thursday 27th January, 2011

    Commenting on the consultation into the sale of publicly-owned forests, a high proportion of which have wildlife value, The Wildlife Trusts urge the Government to recognise the practicalities and realities of securing the long-term protection of England’s forests for the future.

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  • Boaters urged to look out for wildlife

    Monday 10th January, 2011

    Sea-users are today being urged to consider their impact on marine wildlife and report sightings, as a new guide is launched by The Wildlife Trusts and The Green Blue, the joint environment initiative from the Royal Yachting Association and the British Marine Federation.

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  • High Speed Rail proposals off-track

    Tuesday 21st December, 2010

    The Government’s proposed High Speed Rail route announced yesterday (Monday) will rip through ancient woodland and devastate sensitive wildlife areas.

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