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

  • A Celebration of British Wildlife

    Wednesday 4th September, 2013

    In the Living Room

    The British Wildlife Photography Awards proudly announce the winners for 2013.

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  • Go with the flow to prevent flooding and protect wildlife

    Monday 2nd September, 2013

    Lake View Potteric Carr cpt Kelvin Percival

    Restoring the nation’s wetlands will improve flood defences and produce benefits for people and wildlife alike, say The Wildlife Trusts ahead of celebrating Our Wetland Wildlife Weekend (7-8 Sept).

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  • Planning for a healthy and natural environment?

    Wednesday 28th August, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts’ response to the Government's streamlined planning guide online, launched today.

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  • Cull is tragic distraction to tackling devastating disease

    Tuesday 27th August, 2013

    Badger cpt Neil Aldridge

    As the first shots of the badger cull are reported, The Wildlife Trusts re-state deep regret that Government is driving forward with a culling policy.

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  • Help Save Britain’s Wildlife

    Monday 19th August, 2013

    Chris Baines

    In October, gardeners and community groups across Britain will unite in an effort to halt the decline of UK species.

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  • Put the brakes on fracking

    Sunday 18th August, 2013

    A large cross-section of environmental and conservation groups has called on the Government to “put the brakes on fracking”.

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  • Wildlife-lovers wing their way to Birdfair

    Monday 12th August, 2013

    See The Wildlife Trusts' President Simon King OBE at Birdfair

    A feast for the senses is on the menu for visitors to the 25th Birdfair this year at Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Fri 16 - Sun18 Aug).

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  • Orchids ablaze: Rare plants thriving all over the countryside

    Wednesday 7th August, 2013

    bee orchid c Amy Lewis

    Orchids - one of the UK's most intriguing and beautiful groups of flowering plants – are enjoying particularly good displays this year.

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  • Smiley fish speaks out about life under the waves! Blenny has his say in new book

    Tuesday 30th July, 2013

    Tompot blenny cpt Paul Naylor

    Children can open a window into the beautiful and often unexpected undersea world around British coasts, aided by charismatic narration from Benny the Blenny in a unique new book, published today.

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  • Nature Farming Award - voting now open

    Thursday 25th July, 2013

    Your chance to win a luxury break for two!

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