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  • Online guide: where to see dragonflies

    Thursday 14th July, 2011

    Black darter by Phil Corley

    Forget fire-breathing and maiden-like varieties, the most exciting dragons and damsels are on the wing now at nature reserves throughout the UK. And with the help of The Wildlife Trusts’ new online guide 40 places to see dragons: a guide to the UK's best dragon and damselfly reserves, it’s easier than ever to find them.

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  • Wetland loss threat

    Tuesday 5th July, 2011

    More wetlands need to be created across the UK to safeguard wildlife and human health and prosperity, according to leading experts.

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  • Chat Moss decision welcomed

    Thursday 30th June, 2011

    The Lancashire Wildlife Trust has welcomed the decision by Salford councillors to reject the application by William Sinclair to continue extracting peat from Chat Moss for another fifteen years.

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  • Farmland wildlife under threat

    Friday 24th June, 2011

    Ahead of the European Union budget announcement on Wednesday (29 June), The Wildlife Trusts are raising concerns that funding for farmers and landowners, who manage their land with wildlife in mind, may be hit.

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  • Joining forces to restore wildlife in England's finest landscapes

    Thursday 23rd June, 2011

    Wildflower meadow by Zsuzsanna Bird

    A group of MPs and Peers, together with environment minister Richard Benyon, today heard how a coalition of seven key countryside groups is responding to Government calls for wildlife recovery across England.

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  • Reprieve for Mersey’s wildlife

    Wednesday 22nd June, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome shelving of barrage plans

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  • High speed train plans are off the rails

    Thursday 16th June, 2011

    Stephanie Hilborne OBE, Chief Executive of The Wildlife Trusts

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  • Derbyshire Wildlife Trust clocks up first record for spider in the county

    Wednesday 8th June, 2011

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Membership Officer Sue Crookes has made an unusual discovery during an event at the Trust's new Shipley Nature Reserve.

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  • Garden Watch survey underway in Eastern England

    Wednesday 8th June, 2011

    The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Peterborough wants to know all about the wildlife local residents spy in their gardens.

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  • New report reveals scale of London’s garden loss

    Wednesday 8th June, 2011

    A pioneering study, London: Garden City?, is launched today revealing that London’s gardens - which make up nearly a quarter of Greater London - are changing from green to grey.

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