Latest tweets and news stories about our work, activities and events. Journalists can contact our press team to ensure enquiries will be dealt with immediately: Anna Guthrie 07887 754659 aguthrie@wildlifetrusts.org and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Rare mammal in the picture

    Friday 12th November, 2010

    Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is delighted that a visitor to the charity’s Attenborough Nature Reserve managed to capture an otter on camera.

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  • Celebrity doodles up for auction

    Thursday 11th November, 2010

    A host of local, national and world class celebrities have demonstrated their artistic side by producing an amazing collection of unique bug-themed doodles to help raise vital funds for the Ulster Wildlife Trust.

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  • Water challenge issued to Government

    Tuesday 9th November, 2010

    A unique coalition of 14 leading environmental organisations* has issued a joint call to the coalition Government to take action on wasted water, pollution and wetland wildlife.

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  • Be a good guv’nor, make room for cockney sparrers!

    Tuesday 9th November, 2010

    They hang out in gangs, chatter ceaselessly and have a notoriously healthy appetite. But these cheeky birds are no longer a regular sight around our city centres.

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  • Spooktacular Spiders

    Friday 22nd October, 2010

    This half term Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is offering you the chance to make your own spider on a line of silk in time for Halloween.

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  • Fungi detectives wanted in Western Somerset

    Thursday 21st October, 2010

    People visiting the Quantock Hills in Somerset are being asked to become fungi detectives, this autumn, with the launch of a survey by the Somerset Biodiversity Partnership to compliment one already underway within Exmoor National Park.

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  • Wildlife podcasts in your home this autumn

    Thursday 21st October, 2010

    You can now visit some of Dorset’s top wildlife reserves without even leaving your sofa. Perfect for a rainy day or if you are not feeling quite up to facing the great outdoors, you can just turn on your computer speakers and invite the wildlife into your home.

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  • Our response to the Spending Review

    Wednesday 20th October, 2010

    Major impacts on vital natural environment work are likely - through the loss of a third of Defra’s budget1 – so The Wildlife Trusts urge the Government to ensure the remaining investment achieves the greatest benefits for the environment.

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  • Autumn watching at the beach

    Tuesday 19th October, 2010

    With Dorset’s coast starring on Autumnwatch again this year, now is a great time to get down to the beach for some coastal autumn watching, according to Dorset Wildlife Trust. Autumn heralds not only colder weather but strong winds and storms, bringing an exciting array of wildlife to the beach.

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  • The Mayor and London Wildlife Trust help Londoners sow and grow wild trees

    Tuesday 19th October, 2010

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and the London Wildlife Trust have joined forces to help Londoners find out how they can get involved in plans to plant more trees in the capital.

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