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Players of People’s Postcode Lottery boost their support to The Wildlife Trusts with an extra £25,000
Thursday 1st October, 2015
The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded an extra £1.575 million to long-term supported charities. The Wildlife Trusts is one of 63 charities that will receive the extra £25,000 award from players of the charity lottery.
Environmental charities challenge Government on economic decisions
Thursday 24th September, 2015
Welcoming the Government’s response to the Natural Capital Committee’s Third Report, environmental organisations challenged the Government to correct chronic under-valuation of nature in decision-making by implementing the Committee’s recommendations and strengthening the Committee.
Go nuts for the native nutkin: Get ‘reddy’ for Red Squirrel Week
Monday 21st September, 2015
Radiant redheads are only found in certain areas of the UK, which is why The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging everyone to look out for them during Red Squirrel Week (Sat 26 Sept – Sun 4 Oct)
Putting nature at the heart of plans for farming and for water
Tuesday 15th September, 2015
Environment sector sets out visions for farming and for water in two influential publications
A celebration of British wildlife
Monday 14th September, 2015
Winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 announced
Dear Ted, Rest in peace
Monday 14th September, 2015
We regret to announce the death of Ted Smith, President of Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. He died yesterday, Sunday 13 September, at Boston Hospital. His daughters Alison and Helen were with him. We offer our deepest sympathy to his family and to his friends and colleagues, he will be so greatly missed. Dear Ted, rest in peace.
£1.2m National Lottery grant to protect UK’s red squirrels
Friday 11th September, 2015
A unique new project to secure the future of the native nutkin in the UK is set to receive £1.2million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)
Help our hedgehogs! Gardeners encouraged to unite to save the nation’s hedgehogs
Thursday 10th September, 2015
Wild About Gardens Week runs from Monday 26 October to Sunday 1 November 2015 and will inspire you to take action to help hedgehogs!
Flawed badger culls to continue in Somerset and Gloucestershire, with new cull zone authorised in Dorset
Friday 28th August, 2015
The Wildlife Trusts today condemn the announcement by DEFRA that pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will continue, and that culling will be extended to a new area in Dorset.
Dive team survey seabeds this summer
Monday 24th August, 2015
Secrets of the seabed are being revealed as divers undertake exploratory scientific surveys in a bid to better understand the UK’s marine environment and help protect it for the future