March 2012

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

  • Inspiring a passion for nature

    Friday 30th March, 2012

    Our Woodland wildlife cpt Emma Bradshaw

    Families up and down the UK are being urged by The Wildlife Trusts to ‘let nature knock your socks off.’

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  • Love Your River campaign launches

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    Hants and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust staff with Richard Benyon

    Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust today hosts the launch of a new Government campaign to raise public awareness about the link between the health of our rivers and water use.

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  • Local plans are key in planning reforms

    Tuesday 27th March, 2012

    Image: Paul Hobson

    Local plans are key in ensuring the protection and restoration of the natural environment in the planning system, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • European marine wildlife area at risk

    Thursday 22nd March, 2012

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry today gave BP consent to drill the deepwater North Uist well, northwest of the Shetland Islands.

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  • Funding boost for Staffordshire landscape

    Wednesday 21st March, 2012

    Weaver Hills Meadow. Image: Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

    More than £1.8million is to be invested into a project to conserve a spectacular landscape in the Staffordshire Moorlands and bring a host of long-term environmental, social and economic benefits.

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  • Badger vaccination to take place in Wales

    Tuesday 20th March, 2012

    Image credit: Jon Bowen

    The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales welcomes today’s decision by Welsh Environment Minister John Griffiths to pursue vaccination of badgers in the control of bovine TB this summer.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts at Ecobuild

    Monday 19th March, 2012

    Image credit: Paul Hobson

    Businesses that support the birds and the bees have a chance to prove their green credentials at Ecobuild, with The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Planning for a sustainable future

    Wednesday 14th March, 2012

    copyright Paul Hobson

    This joint non government organisation letter about the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is published today in The Times (page 25).

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  • Butterfly and Moth Detectives' Handbook

    Tuesday 13th March, 2012

    Whether curled in a chrysalis or fluttering among the flowers, butterflies and moths are the winged jewels of the wild world. Now, a new guide from The Wildlife Trusts is here to help wildlife detectives discover their true beauty.

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  • A Patch Made In Heaven

    Sunday 4th March, 2012

    A Patch Made in Heaven is Dominic Couzens’ diary of a wildlife-watching year in a single square kilometre of southern England.

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