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  • Ash Dieback disease found in Norfolk

    Thursday 25th October, 2012

    Diseased leaf 'browns' along the midrib and then down the veins cpt Norfolk WT

    Ash Dieback disease has been found at Norfolk Wildlife Trust's Lower Wood, Ashwellthorpe.

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  • Government must listen to MPs and abandon badger cull

    Thursday 25th October, 2012

    Badger cpt Elliot Smith

    The Wildlife Trusts urge the Government to listen to Parliament after MPs have today backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon its planned badger cull.

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  • Badger cull delay welcome: time to throw weight behind alternatives

    Tuesday 23rd October, 2012

    Badger copyright Jon Bowen

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Environment Secretary’s announcement to delay the badger cull but are disappointed by the economic motives.

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  • Support for blanket bog complaint

    Monday 15th October, 2012

    Merlin cpt David Longshaw

    The Wildlife Trusts support the RSPB's decision to take a formal complaint to the European Commission over the damage to an area of globally-threatened blanket bog habitat at Walshaw Moor, West Yorkshire.

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  • Leaving a natural legacy

    Sunday 14th October, 2012

    Dorset WT's lagoon on Brownsea Island Anna Guthrie

    From cuckoos to curlews to chalkstreams, gifts in wills can help The Wildlife Trusts protect some of our most precious species and habitats.

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  • Badger vaccination programme begins in West Somerset

    Friday 5th October, 2012

    Badger vaccine cpt Tom Marshall

    Somerset Wildlife Trust is set to begin a badger vaccination programme in the West of the county.

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  • Shropshire Wildlife Trust in opposition to badger cull

    Friday 28th September, 2012

    Badger receiving vaccination

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  • An Evening with Simon King

    Friday 21st September, 2012

    Simon King OBE

    Popular wildlife TV presenter and cameraman Simon King OBE will tonight share his views on badgers and bovineTB and other issues at the Hallmark Hotel (formerly the Belfy) in Handforth, Cheshire.

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  • Vaccination is the best way forward

    Tuesday 18th September, 2012

    Badger vaccination cpt Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    As culling again hits the headlines, The Wildlife Trusts remain firm in their opposition to a cull, exasperated after so many years of explaining why a cull won’t help tackle bovineTB (bTB).

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  • Yellow plaques mark legacy giving

    Friday 14th September, 2012

    Roger Dobbs, Hon VP, BBOWT with RAC's Aarti Bulsara cpt C Snowden

    Two Wildlife Trust nature reserves are the first wildlife sites in the UK to be awarded Yellow Plaques in a national scheme to highlight the value of legacies.

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