November 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

  • The Wildlife Trusts lose patience over new attack on nature

    Tuesday 29th November, 2011

    Flamborough Cliffs by Kirsten Smith

    The Wildlife Trusts today voice exasperation at George Osborne's Autumn budget statement which includes plans to review the rules which protect some of the most important wildlife sites in England.

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  • Protecting the North East’s Red Squirrels

    Tuesday 29th November, 2011

    Image credit: Harry Hogg

    Heritage Lottery Fund awards a £247,700 grant to help protect the red squirrel in the North East.

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  • Trees and woods face greatest turning point in 100 years

    Monday 28th November, 2011

    Twenty of the UK's leading forestry and wildlife bodies have, for the first time, joined together to draw attention to the challenges and opportunities faced by forests, woods and trees, which they say are greater now than at any other time in the last 100 years.

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  • New managers of the Roaches

    Monday 28th November, 2011

    The Roaches cpt Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

    One of Staffordshire’s most iconic landscapes, the Roaches, will be cared for by the county’s largest nature conservation charity.

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  • Cadbury medals awarded

    Thursday 24th November, 2011

    Brendan Joyce and Chris Baines. Image credit: Frank Noon

    Two individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to nature conservation have each received a prestigious award from The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • New conservation areas announced

    Monday 21st November, 2011

    Copyright Paul Naylor

    As a major expansion of the European Union’s Natura 2000 sites is announced, The Wildlife Trusts are calling for more stringent protection measures to be put in place. Without them, there is a risk the network will be ineffective, says the conservation organisation.

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  • Underwater Photography competition

    Thursday 17th November, 2011

    Sea slug image by Trevor Rees

    A tiny sea slug, no longer than two inches long, has stolen the show in one of the UK’s most celebrated underwater photography competitions.

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  • Marine Conservation Zones delayed

    Tuesday 15th November, 2011

    Image: Paul Naylor

    Our seas are suffering serious damage and need protection now, according to The Wildlife Trusts, in response to today’s ministerial statement on Marine Conservation Zones.

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  • Glossy Ibis takes a shine to Derbyshire

    Monday 14th November, 2011

    Glossy Ibis cpt Richard Pittam

    This glossy ibis was recorded at two Derbyshire Wildlife Trust nature reserves at the weekend.

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  • Rare warbler ringed in UK for first time

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Image credit: Mike Beatley

    Rarely seen warbler wings its way from Eastern Asia to Hertfordshire

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