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  • Vital volunteers needed to save our last red squirrels

    Friday 24th February, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts are leading the largest ever recruitment drive for red squirrel volunteers. With the help of National Lottery funding, the Trusts aim to increase volunteer numbers from 500 to 5000 to save the UK’s last red squirrels.

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  • Phase One of HS2 railway given Royal Assent

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    Today, one of the largest construction projects in Europe, and potentially one of the most environmentally destructive, has been given the green light to be built.

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  • Greener UK coalition launches manifesto urging government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    The Greener UK coalition of 13 major environmental organisations, including WWF, the National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts, has today launched its manifesto calling on the government to restore and enhance the environment as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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  • Robin Walker visits Worcestershire Wildlife Trust to see what the future could look like for farming and wildlife

    Wednesday 15th February, 2017

    Minister for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Robin Walker, visited a farm near his constituency to meet local and national Wildlife Trusts representatives, including The Wildlife Trusts' England Director Stephen Trotter, on Friday 10 September to discuss the work of the Trusts and the future of the UK’s natural environment following the UK’s EU exit.

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  • Outdoor artist ATM paints a pochard to Show The Love

    Tuesday 14th February, 2017

    Street artist ATM and London Wildlife Trust are joining people across the country who are making, wearing and sharing green hearts to Show The Love for the places, people and life they cherish and want to protect from climate change.

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  • A night at People's Postcode Lottery Chairty Gala

    Monday 13th February, 2017

    Last month we had the real pleasure of attending the People’s Postcode Lottery’s annual Charity Gala, where it was announced that an amazing £66.3 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2016, all thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery!

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  • British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

    Thursday 2nd February, 2017

    CALL FOR ENTRIES The 2017 Competition is Open for Entries

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  • New housing proposal in Kent threatens important wildlife habitats across the country

    Wednesday 25th January, 2017

    A council's plans to develop Lodge Hill, Site of Special Scientific Interest and one of the last strongholds for nightingales in the UK, will test the safeguards that prevent our finest wildlife havens being lost to development

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  • Hendry Review into tidal power published today

    Thursday 12th January, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome plans to develop our understanding of tidal power but believe that any tidal lagoon development in the UK should be subject to strict monitoring of any impacts of the technology on the marine environment.

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  • MPs warn Government that countryside and farming are at risk

    Wednesday 4th January, 2017

    A new report by a parliamentary committee published today warns Government that environmental protections must not be weakened after Brexit. The Wildlife Trusts respond...

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