June 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

  • Forests have key role to nature’s recovery

    Wednesday 27th June, 2012

    Woodland ride cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    Ahead of the publication of the Independent Panel on Forestry’s final report on the future of forestry in England (4 July), The Wildlife Trusts set out seven criteria they want to see included to ensure nature’s recovery is secured.

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  • Architecture Oscars triumph for Brockholes

    Monday 25th June, 2012

    Brockholes cpt Lancashire Wildlife Trust

    Brockholes Nature Reserve wins three awards at Britain’s architecture Oscars.

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  • Michael Allen awarded OBE

    Saturday 16th June, 2012

    Michael Allen OBE cpt ChrisTaylorPhotography.com

    Michael Allen, former Chair of The Wildlife Trusts, has been awarded an OBE for services to nature conservation.

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  • Lack of ambition shown for CFP reform

    Thursday 14th June, 2012

    Saithe shoal cpt Paul Naylor

    Europe has demonstrated a lack of ambition for reforming the Common Fisheries Policy, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Speak up for protection for our seas

    Friday 8th June, 2012

    Reef cpt Paul Naylor

    100 years ago The Wildlife Trusts’ founder Charles Rothschild first championed the concept of a network of nature reserves on land. The opportunity to create an equivalent network at sea is at risk unless all 127 Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) recommended to Government are designated with urgency.

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  • Call for Government to re-commit

    Thursday 7th June, 2012

    Urban flowers cpt Paul Hobson

    On the first anniversary of the Natural Environment White Paper’s publication, The Wildlife Trusts urge the Government to recommit to the restoration and recovery of the natural environment.

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  • Immerse yourself in magic meadows at events near you

    Friday 1st June, 2012

    cpt Paul Hobson

    Beautiful wildflower meadows are a quintessential part of the countryside, and to walk through one is a truly uplifting way to experience some of our most diverse and wonderful wildlife.

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  • Agriculture has critical role in nature’s recovery

    Friday 1st June, 2012

    Farm land cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    A European proposal that farms in the UK should have land reserved for wildlife is today recognised as having the ‘greatest potential to deliver significant environment benefits’ by an influential Committee of MPs.

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