December 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

  • Boost for wildlife

    Thursday 22nd December, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts are celebrating their partnership with one of the UK’s most successful bird seed businesses, as they accept a donation of more than £130,000.

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  • Government must heed planning recommendations

    Wednesday 21st December, 2011

    Image: Paul Hobson

    This is the crucial moment to get planning right for nature and the economy, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Give a gift for nature this Christmas

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image credit: Harry Hogg

    Last minute shoppers stuck for Christmas gift ideas need look no further than The Wildlife Trusts for inspiration.

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  • Cull decision is shot in the dark

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image: Neil Aldridge

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment and regret at the Government’s decision to press ahead with a cull of badgers in pilot areas in England.

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  • New Year's resolutions

    Monday 12th December, 2011

    Image: Richard Burkmar

    The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are reminding people to remember wildlife when making New Year’s resolutions for 2012.

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  • State investment in forests vital for wellbeing

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Woodland by Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Independent Forestry Panel must bust the Treasury myth about the Public Forest Estate and shout about the value of nature.

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  • Water White Paper published

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Ramsden Reservoir. Image: Lisa Burgess

    A plan for the recovery of our wetlands, rivers and the wider natural environment must be put in place to help tackle England’s water crisis, according to The Wildlife Trusts, as the Government publishes its Water White Paper.

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  • Minister joins Big Tree Plant at Camden estate

    Thursday 1st December, 2011

    Image: Zsuzsanna Bird

    Agriculture and Forestry Minister, Jim Paice, will today be rolling up his sleeves and joining London Wildlife Trust and residents at the Maiden Lane Estate to celebrate the first anniversary of The Big Tree Plant.

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