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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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  • Airport proposals 'catastrophic' for wildlife

    Tuesday 24th January, 2012

    Water vole cpt Jamie Hall

    Any airport development in the Thames Estuary would be catastrophic for fragile ecosystems and wildlife, warns Kent Wildlife Trust which is prepared to fight any proposals.

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  • Wildlife Trusts to vaccinate in pilot badger cull areas

    Thursday 19th January, 2012

    Image credit: Eliot Smith

    Local Wildlife Trusts will pursue badger vaccination as a means of tackling bovine TB in the pilot badger cull areas announced today.

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  • Disappointment as damaging rail route gets go-ahead

    Tuesday 10th January, 2012

    Woodland ride cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment as the first phase of High Speed 2 (HS2) is given the go-ahead by the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening. Serious damage to wildlife and habitats is expected as a result of the route’s construction.

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  • High speed rail must not destroy wildlife

    Friday 6th January, 2012

    Woodland by Amy Lewis

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned the Government’s proposed route for high speed rail phase one from London to Birmingham will pose a serious threat to wildlife should it get the go ahead.

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  • Boost for wildlife

    Thursday 22nd December, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts are celebrating their partnership with one of the UK’s most successful bird seed businesses, as they accept a donation of more than £130,000.

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