April 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

  • Centenary year welcomes new Chair

    Monday 23rd April, 2012

    René Olivieri will today be appointed Chair of The Wildlife Trusts; the sixteenth in the conservation organisation’s 100 year history.

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  • New report on Scotland's lowland raised bogs

    Thursday 19th April, 2012

    Image by Pete Matthews

    Some of Scotland’s most important assets in the fight against climate change are badly damaged, but can be repaired, a new report says.

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  • London Wild Bird Watch

    Tuesday 17th April, 2012

    Kestrel by Steve Waterhouse

    Heading towards town for some twitching may not be the norm, but that’s just what Londoners are invited to do at London Wild Bird Watch.

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  • Wildlife at risk as drought spreads

    Monday 16th April, 2012

    Image: Zsuzsanna Bird

    As environmental drought is declared in South West England and the Midlands, The Wildlife Trusts are reporting an increasing number of negative impacts on wildlife.

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  • Loch of the Lowes osprey lays egg 62

    Monday 16th April, 2012

    cpt Ross Forsyth

    The record-breaking osprey at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve in Perthshire has laid the 62nd egg of her lifetime.

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  • Government recognises growth can be green

    Wednesday 11th April, 2012

    Image: Paul Hobson

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Deputy Prime Minister’s recognition that prosperity and environmental protection can go hand in hand.

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  • Funding boost for The Meres and Mosses of the Marches

    Wednesday 4th April, 2012

    Nearly £1 million has been secured to conserve the internationally important wetlands of the meres & mosses.

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  • Butterfly bonanza

    Sunday 1st April, 2012

    Brown argus cpt Amy Lewis

    A woodland walk is the perfect way to get in touch with nature – and from this time of year you’re likely to be bewitched by flying bling!

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  • World famous osprey returns

    Friday 30th March, 2012

    The female in 2010 with egg cpt Scottish Wildlife Trust

    A female osprey, the oldest breeding individual in the UK, has returned to the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve in Dunkeld for the 22nd year.

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