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  • Act for bats! Gardeners urged to take action to help the stars of the night

    Monday 17th October, 2016

    Hugh Clark

    Award-winning garden designer Juliet Sargeant and TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham are urging gardeners to help bats this autumn during Wild About Gardens Week which runs from 24th – 30th October. The RHS, The Wildlife Trusts and Bat Conservation Trust aim to inspire gardeners to help these special creatures while still creating beautiful gardens with events, a competition and advice.

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  • Andrea Leadsom visits Northamptonshire farm where wildlife & farming go hand-in-hand

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    Image © Fiona Gilsenan

    The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, visited a farm near her constituency to meet local and national Wildlife Trusts representatives, including The Wildlife Trusts' Chief Executive Stephanie Hilborne, on Friday 30 September.

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Britain’s largest nature organisations have today launched their joint vision for a post-Brexit environment, farming and rural policy.

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  • New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Call to secure the missing gaps in our Marine Conservation Zone network

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report

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  • New guide calls on landowners, developers and volunteers to protect vanishing wildlife havens

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    "Without Local Wildlife Sites we would have virtually no wildlife."

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  • The meadow makers come to London

    Wednesday 7th September, 2016

    Creation of the 90th new wildflower-rich Coronation Meadow in the heart of the capital

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  • The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

    Monday 5th September, 2016

    A Celebration of British Wildlife

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  • New badger cull petition launched on government website

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts’ supporters voice opposition to cull

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  • Best year for Britain's rarest butterfly since 1930s

    Saturday 27th August, 2016

    The once-extinct large blue butterfly, reintroduced to the UK in 1984, flew in its highest numbers for at least 80 years this summer, belying widely-reported warnings that 2016 could be the worst year on record for British butterflies.

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