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  • Leaving a natural legacy

    Friday 11th October, 2013

    cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    Whether water vole, waxwing, weasel, whale or wren, gifts in wills help protect some of our most wonderful wildlife.

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  • Government must drop badger culling policy

    Wednesday 9th October, 2013

    cpt Wildstock

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling for the Government to drop badger culling from its proposed strategy to tackle bovineTB in England.

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  • Nature Matters in Time and Place

    Tuesday 1st October, 2013

    Stephen Moss cpt

    This is the fifth annual gathering of New Networks for Nature (N3), which takes place from Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 November 2013 at Stamford Arts Centre and Theatre

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  • Go nuts for the native nutkin and get ‘reddy’ for Red Squirrel Week

    Friday 27th September, 2013

    Red squirrel cpt A Mason

    Radiant redheads are only found in certain areas of the UK, which is why The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging everyone to help protect them during Red Squirrel Week (Sat 28 Sept – Sun 6 Oct).

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  • Its time to swing the pendulum back to more wild time for kids

    Wednesday 25th September, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts give children a chance to enjoy nature

    A new movement of more than 300 diverse organisations is being officially launched today to kick-start a revolution that will reconnect kids with nature and the outdoors.

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  • Watt a result for wildlife-friendly farmer!

    Wednesday 25th September, 2013

    Though in decline elsewhere, yellow wagtails are thriving at Vine House Farm.

    A farmer who has nurtured wildlife on his land for over thirty years has been crowned the most nature-friendly farmer in the UK. He was backed by The Wildlife Trusts as a finalist in the Nature of Farming Award.

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  • Dead in the water

    Wednesday 18th September, 2013

    Atlantic Salmon cpt Karl Franz

    Environmental groups have today welcomed the announcement from Government that effectively puts a stop to plans to build a barrage across the Severn Estuary.

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  • Plastic bag proposal announced at Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve

    Saturday 14th September, 2013

    Reed bunting cpt Amy Lewis

    The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, took time away from the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow to visit the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Cathkin Marsh Wildlife Reserve in order to announce that England will join the rest of the UK in requiring retailers to charge for plastic bags.

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  • Parties challenged on lack of environmental leadership

    Friday 13th September, 2013

    Stephanie Hilborne OBE cpt

    In a report published today, seven leading charities, including WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace, The Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth, assess the green performance of coalition ministers and Labour shadow ministers since the last general election.

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  • A new era for peatlands

    Tuesday 10th September, 2013

    Ballynahone bog is cared for by Ulster Wildlife

    A new era for peatlands will be announced today with a million hectare peatland challenge issued by the IUCN UK Peatland Programme at its Conference in York.

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