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  • Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016

    Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

    This year’s Autumn Statement – the first since the EU referendum and the last of its kind – was heavy on measures for economic infrastructure, but light on measures to support the kind of infrastructure on which we all depend for our nation’s prosperity and wellbeing: green infrastructure.

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  • Government’s scientists’ new proposals to help restore England’s seas are welcomed by leading conservation charities

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    Corkwing wrasse (c) Paul Naylor

    New Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English Waters

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  • Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis's Christmas charity partner

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  • The Wildlife Trusts respond to Natural England report on HS2

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts today cautiously welcomed the findings of a Natural England report on HS2 Ltd’s approach to wildlife. However, we are very disappointed with the Government’s immediate rejection of key findings from their own advisors.

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  • Urgent appeal to secure future of historic Hickling Broad

    Wednesday 2nd November, 2016

    Norfolk Wildlife Trust today announced it is launching a £1 million appeal to secure the future of one of UK’s most important National Nature Reserves and historic home to the booming bittern. Almost 50% of the Broad was put on the open market for £2.3 million in September and Norfolk Wildlife Trust has reached agreement to buy the land.

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  • Become part of the century’s most exciting conservation project, says Chris Packham

    Tuesday 1st November, 2016

    This is a ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to help a magnificent and long lost mammal thrive again’ says TV naturalist Chris Packham

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  • Our response to Heathrow third runway announcement

    Tuesday 25th October, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned that any airport expansion to fulfil growing demand for air travel will bring with it significant environmental impacts.

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  • Act for bats! Gardeners urged to take action to help the stars of the night

    Monday 17th October, 2016

    Hugh Clark

    Award-winning garden designer Juliet Sargeant and TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham are urging gardeners to help bats this autumn during Wild About Gardens Week which runs from 24th – 30th October. The RHS, The Wildlife Trusts and Bat Conservation Trust aim to inspire gardeners to help these special creatures while still creating beautiful gardens with events, a competition and advice.

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  • Andrea Leadsom visits Northamptonshire farm where wildlife & farming go hand-in-hand

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    Image © Fiona Gilsenan

    The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, visited a farm near her constituency to meet local and national Wildlife Trusts representatives, including The Wildlife Trusts' Chief Executive Stephanie Hilborne, on Friday 30 September.

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Britain’s largest nature organisations have today launched their joint vision for a post-Brexit environment, farming and rural policy.

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