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  • Planning for a sustainable future

    Wednesday 14th March, 2012

    copyright Paul Hobson

    This joint non government organisation letter about the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is published today in The Times (page 25).

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  • Butterfly and Moth Detectives' Handbook

    Tuesday 13th March, 2012

    Whether curled in a chrysalis or fluttering among the flowers, butterflies and moths are the winged jewels of the wild world. Now, a new guide from The Wildlife Trusts is here to help wildlife detectives discover their true beauty.

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  • A Patch Made In Heaven

    Sunday 4th March, 2012

    A Patch Made in Heaven is Dominic Couzens’ diary of a wildlife-watching year in a single square kilometre of southern England.

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  • Nature Adventures paperback

    Thursday 1st March, 2012

    Nature Adventures is a treasure trove of activities, information, observation, pictures and poetry, featuring habitats from town and city, woodland and hedgerow to ponds and rivers, moorland and seaside. And even including car journeys!

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  • Society shows an appetite for change

    Monday 27th February, 2012

    Summer Leys, Nene Valley. Image: BCN Wildlife Trust

    As a dozen new large-scale nature conservation sites are announced today, The Wildlife Trusts say this should be the start of something much bigger.

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  • Brockholes hosts Duke's visit

    Thursday 23rd February, 2012

    His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester today visited Brockholes, Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserve in Preston.

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  • Wildlife Watch Group of the Year announced

    Tuesday 7th February, 2012

    Lings Wood Wildlife Watch group

    A group of young wildlife enthusiasts who regularly celebrate the natural environment through wild camping, pond dipping and bug counting has won the Wildlife Watch Group of the Year title, from The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • New wetland restoration fund welcome

    Friday 3rd February, 2012

    Image: Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome a new Government fund of £28 million to clean up England’s rivers and wetlands, and encourage local wildlife to flourish.

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  • Entries open for 2012 British Wildlife Photography Awards

    Wednesday 1st February, 2012

    Image from 2011 Living Landscape category by Paul Hobson

    Entries for the 2012 British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA), in which The Wildlife Trusts have a category, are now open.

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  • Invest in a love nest

    Tuesday 24th January, 2012

    Image: Amy Lewis

    Gardeners are urged to give love a helping hand this Valentine’s Day, by The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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