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 and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Concern over culling proposals

    Wednesday 15th September, 2010

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned that proposals by the Government for badger culling in England’s bovine tuberculosis (bTB) hotspots will not help control the spread of the disease to cattle.

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  • Remember A Charity Week

    Monday 13th September, 2010

    Don't forget wildlife in your will

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  • Rare bee found on Worcestershire nature reserve

    Friday 3rd September, 2010

    One of Britain’s rarest and most endangered bumblebees has been discovered on a Worcestershire nature reserve.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts welcome new UK Marine Protected Areas

    Friday 20th August, 2010

    But urges Government not to lose sight of deadline for a wider network

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  • Chancellor visits Cheshire nature reserve to see conservation work in action

    Friday 20th August, 2010

    Wildlife Trust’s delivering real results for the environment and communities – George Osborne

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  • Don’t ‘wing’ it at Birdfair – flock to see The Wildlife Trusts!

    Thursday 19th August, 2010

    Visitors to the 22nd British Birdwatching Fair listening out for unusual song may not expect to hear the call ‘two little ducks’ but it’s likely they will, if they visit The Wildlife Trusts’ stand at Rutland this weekend.

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  • From breast stroke to brush strokes for marine wildlife

    Wednesday 18th August, 2010

    Artist wins special grant to dive with The Wildlife Trusts

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  • Spotted: newborn beavers for the Scottish Beaver Trial

    Friday 13th August, 2010

    The first beaver kits to be born in the wild as part of the Scottish Beaver Trial have now been spotted in Knapdale Forest, Mid-Argyll, Scottish Beaver Trial staff announced today (Friday 13 August).

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  • Funding plea to restore landfill to Country Park

    Friday 6th August, 2010

    A unique plan to restore a landfill site into a nature park needs £40,000 to be raised before the middle of August to guarantee the transformation.

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  • Global goodbyes for ‘Lady’ – the UK’s most famed osprey

    Friday 6th August, 2010

    The departure of the UK’s oldest breeding osprey, known as ‘Lady’, from its annual breeding ground at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre has sparked a flood of goodbyes and well wishes from around the globe as concerns now mount that this could be the last time the famous bird is seen in the UK.

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