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  • Give a gift for nature this Christmas

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image credit: Harry Hogg

    Last minute shoppers stuck for Christmas gift ideas need look no further than The Wildlife Trusts for inspiration.

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  • Cull decision is shot in the dark

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image: Neil Aldridge

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment and regret at the Government’s decision to press ahead with a cull of badgers in pilot areas in England.

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  • New Year's resolutions

    Monday 12th December, 2011

    Image: Richard Burkmar

    The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are reminding people to remember wildlife when making New Year’s resolutions for 2012.

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  • State investment in forests vital for wellbeing

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Woodland by Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Independent Forestry Panel must bust the Treasury myth about the Public Forest Estate and shout about the value of nature.

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  • Water White Paper published

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Ramsden Reservoir. Image: Lisa Burgess

    A plan for the recovery of our wetlands, rivers and the wider natural environment must be put in place to help tackle England’s water crisis, according to The Wildlife Trusts, as the Government publishes its Water White Paper.

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  • Minister joins Big Tree Plant at Camden estate

    Thursday 1st December, 2011

    Image: Zsuzsanna Bird

    Agriculture and Forestry Minister, Jim Paice, will today be rolling up his sleeves and joining London Wildlife Trust and residents at the Maiden Lane Estate to celebrate the first anniversary of The Big Tree Plant.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts lose patience over new attack on nature

    Tuesday 29th November, 2011

    Flamborough Cliffs by Kirsten Smith

    The Wildlife Trusts today voice exasperation at George Osborne's Autumn budget statement which includes plans to review the rules which protect some of the most important wildlife sites in England.

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  • Protecting the North East’s Red Squirrels

    Tuesday 29th November, 2011

    Image credit: Harry Hogg

    Heritage Lottery Fund awards a £247,700 grant to help protect the red squirrel in the North East.

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  • Trees and woods face greatest turning point in 100 years

    Monday 28th November, 2011

    Twenty of the UK's leading forestry and wildlife bodies have, for the first time, joined together to draw attention to the challenges and opportunities faced by forests, woods and trees, which they say are greater now than at any other time in the last 100 years.

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  • New managers of the Roaches

    Monday 28th November, 2011

    The Roaches cpt Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

    One of Staffordshire’s most iconic landscapes, the Roaches, will be cared for by the county’s largest nature conservation charity.

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