September 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

  • BWPA prize shots announced

    Monday 26th September, 2011

    Now in its third year, the acclaimed BWPA competition has created another stunning showcase of British wildlife.

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  • Giving nature a place in planning

    Wednesday 21st September, 2011

    Stephanie Hilborne OBE

    Areas of critical importance for wildlife are overlooked in the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), say The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Entries welcome in underwater photography competition

    Tuesday 20th September, 2011

    Black faced blenny by Arthur Kingdon, 2010 winner

    Photo-shoots with crabs, cuttlefish, kelp and other creatures are the order of the day for entrants in the annual British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) print competition, organised in association with DIVER Magazine. But they need to enter their resulting prints soon as entries close on Saturday 1 October. The Wildlife Trusts will judge entries in the British and Irish categories, which have a ‘Living Seas’ theme.

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  • Remember A Charity Week

    Monday 12th September, 2011

    Autumn walk  by Tanya Perdikou

    What does a beauty spot along the River Pang, thought to be the inspiration for Wind in the Willows, have in common with Wales’ largest sandwich tern colony and some of the last remaining ancient broadleaf woodlands in Warwickshire? Legacies have played a part in securing a future for them all, say The Wildlife Trusts, as Remember A Charity week gets underway.

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  • Marine Protected Area recommendations revealed

    Thursday 8th September, 2011

    As stakeholder recommendations for a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around England are today made public, The Wildlife Trusts remind the Government of its commitment to create a well managed ecologically coherent network covering at least 25% of English waters by 2016.

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  • Sea through eyes of winning artist

    Sunday 14th August, 2011

    Esther Tyson painting underwater

    The eyes of an award-winning artist are on Dorset’s sea life this month, as fine artist Esther Tyson goes underwater to paint the wildlife that most of us never see.

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