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  • Tony Juniper becomes our President

    Wednesday 23rd December, 2015

    Tony Juniper - campaigner, writer and well-known environmentalist – has been appointed President of The Wildlife Trusts

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  • The Wildlife Trusts urge Government to drop the cull and focus on vaccination and securing badger BCG supplies

    Thursday 17th December, 2015

    The Government today announced that it is suspending the sourcing of BCG vaccine for English badger vaccination schemes, that the 2015 badger culls were ‘successful in meeting their targets’ and confirmed it wants to see ‘badger control over a wider number of areas next year’, issuing new guidance to Natural England that significantly relaxes the current badger culling licence criteria

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  • Dismay expressed as badger vaccination threatened by vaccine shortage

    Wednesday 2nd December, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts in England are extremely concerned about the lack of BCG tuberculosis (TB) vaccine being allocated to badger vaccination programmes next year

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  • Doctor’s devotion to the natural world is recognised and celebrated - Christopher Cadbury Medal awarded to Dr Anne Powell OBE

    Friday 27th November, 2015

    Dr Anne Powell OBE has been formally recognised for her services to nature conservation - and has been presented with The Wildlife Trusts’ Christopher Cadbury medal by President Simon King OBE

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  • Nick Baker helps inspire children with Nature

    Thursday 26th November, 2015

    A national competition run by The Wildlife Trusts and People's Postcode Lottery called WildsPlay was won by Cambridge resident Sarah Walls, with a photo of her daughter Francesca 6, holding a froglet.

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  • Regents Park named Birmingham’s Wildest School!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Three primary schools celebrated being crowned Birmingham’s wildest schools on Monday at The Wildlife Trust’s EcoPark in Small Heath at a special event to celebrate learning about nature.

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  • Adventurous artist wanted for Undersea Art Award!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Chris Rose diving with lion's mane jelly fish © Nicola Faulks

    The search is on for an intrepid artist who would like to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves...

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  • Squirrel adventures bring curious young minds closer to nature

    Saturday 21st November, 2015

    New series of 'Pip the Squirrel' offers a fun introduction to UK wildlife

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  • Shaping nature conservation for the future: Conference explores ‘natural capital’ approach

    Friday 13th November, 2015

    Society’s dependency on a healthy natural environment will shape the content of a unique conference being held on Wednesday 25 November, during which delegates will explore how ‘natural capital’ thinking could be applied to nature conservation

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  • Decision to cut funding for environment by up to 40% criticised

    Wednesday 11th November, 2015

    Following Monday’s announcement regarding severe cuts across DEFRA, the RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts have come together to highlight what it could mean for the environment

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