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

  • Bringing curious minds closer to nature

    Friday 5th June, 2015

    Between 6 – 12 June The Wildlife Trusts will be the focus of People’s Postcode Lottery’s ‘Charity of the Week’ celebrations.

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  • Abberton scheme secures water supplies for the future

    Wednesday 3rd June, 2015

    Sir David Attenborough has officially marked the completion of the £150 million Abberton Scheme by unveiling a special engraved stone

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  • Wildlife-rich areas must not suffer at expense of land development

    Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

    Following the Government's recent proposal to introduce a statutory register for brownfield land, environmental charities call on the Government to honour its original commitment to ‘protect previously developed or brownfield land that is of high environmental value for wildlife'

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  • Go wild: find nature with new Android app

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    Finding new places to experience encounters with wildlife, over the Spring Bank Holiday and beyond, is about to get easier with a new app offering a guide to more than 2,000 nature reserves and thousands of events and activities up and down the UK

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  • Badger vaccination programme to expand

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    One of the regions considered most at risk of the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) will see badgers vaccinated over the next four years, following a cash boost

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  • Pesticides ban: Bee coalition reaction

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    The Bee Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the National Farmers' Union (NFU) is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides known to be harmful to bees

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  • ‘For the Love of...’ nature photography competition winner announced

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    An innovative series of images showcasing ‘love in nature’ are today unveiled to help raise awareness of the impact of climate change on our green spaces and the wildlife they support

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  • 100 voluntary organisations unite to defend nature

    Tuesday 12th May, 2015

    100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment

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  • Bringing a sense of the wild into schools

    Thursday 30th April, 2015

    Summers’ soundtrack of humming bees, insects and more is set to make pupils’ playlists as The Wildlife Trusts are voted Dobbies’ 150th anniversary national charity partner

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  • 'Wildlife at home' launched

    Wednesday 29th April, 2015

    British wildlife is set to enjoy a bright future thanks to a brand new partnership

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