March 2014

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

  • Recognising the heroes connecting young people with nature

    Monday 24th March, 2014

    Today marks the start of a two month search for the heroes connecting young people with nature across the UK.

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  • Drop the cull: the problem is bovineTB not badgers

    Monday 24th March, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts today ask David Cameron - via an e-action petition - to drop the Government’s failed badger cull policy and develop an alternative strategy for tackling bovine tuberculosis.

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  • 'Ocean frontiers' film screening

    Thursday 20th March, 2014

    Plymouth University is introducing the film, 'Ocean Frontiers', at a special screening on Tuesday 25 March 2014. A panel discussion, featuring people involved in UK marine conservation efforts, and reception will follow.

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  • Young people ready for work after 'Skills for Wildlife' training

    Wednesday 19th March, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts’ are celebrating the excellent work of trainees who are due to complete their one-year work programme at the end of this month.

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  • Accolades awarded for outdoor adventures

    Friday 14th March, 2014

    Winners of The Wildlife Trusts’ Watch Group of the Year 2013 announced

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  • Track plans for The Sanctuary reversed

    Friday 14th March, 2014

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is pleased that Derby City Council has reversed its decision to build a closed circuit cycle track on The Sanctuary Local Nature Reserve.

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  • Leading countryside groups join forces to challenge fracking rules

    Thursday 13th March, 2014

    Flying geese cpt Steve Waterhouse

    Poorly regulated fracking risks harming threatened species and polluting our waterways, according to a report produced by the UK’s leading wildlife and countryside groups.

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  • MPs vote en masse to drop the cull

    Thursday 13th March, 2014

    MPs today overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the Government to drop culling and instead vaccinate badgers.

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  • Explore marine wildlife with new digital guide

    Saturday 8th March, 2014

    A new digital marine wildlife guide for iPad and iPhone is now available, thanks to The Green Blue, the joint environment project of the Royal Yachting Association and the British Marine Federation.

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  • Planning for a healthy and natural environment?

    Thursday 6th March, 2014

    As the Government’s National Planning Practice Guidance, an online resource, is launched today, The Wildlife Trusts reiterate that the natural environment should be at the heart of all planning decisions.

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