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: Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Our response to Heathrow third runway announcement

    Tuesday 25th October, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned that any airport expansion to fulfil growing demand for air travel will bring with it significant environmental impacts.

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  • Act for bats! Gardeners urged to take action to help the stars of the night

    Monday 17th October, 2016

    Hugh Clark

    Award-winning garden designer Juliet Sargeant and TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham are urging gardeners to help bats this autumn during Wild About Gardens Week which runs from 24th – 30th October. The RHS, The Wildlife Trusts and Bat Conservation Trust aim to inspire gardeners to help these special creatures while still creating beautiful gardens with events, a competition and advice.

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  • Andrea Leadsom visits Northamptonshire farm where wildlife & farming go hand-in-hand

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    Image © Fiona Gilsenan

    The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, visited a farm near her constituency to meet local and national Wildlife Trusts representatives, including The Wildlife Trusts' Chief Executive Stephanie Hilborne, on Friday 30 September.

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Britain’s largest nature organisations have today launched their joint vision for a post-Brexit environment, farming and rural policy.

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  • New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Call to secure the missing gaps in our Marine Conservation Zone network

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report

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  • New guide calls on landowners, developers and volunteers to protect vanishing wildlife havens

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    "Without Local Wildlife Sites we would have virtually no wildlife."

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  • The meadow makers come to London

    Wednesday 7th September, 2016

    Creation of the 90th new wildflower-rich Coronation Meadow in the heart of the capital

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  • The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

    Monday 5th September, 2016

    A Celebration of British Wildlife

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  • New badger cull petition launched on government website

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts’ supporters voice opposition to cull

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