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: Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Go nuts for the native nutkin: Get ‘reddy’ for Red Squirrel Week

    Monday 21st September, 2015

    Radiant redheads are only found in certain areas of the UK, which is why The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging everyone to look out for them during Red Squirrel Week (Sat 26 Sept – Sun 4 Oct)

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  • Putting nature at the heart of plans for farming and for water

    Tuesday 15th September, 2015

    Environment sector sets out visions for farming and for water in two influential publications

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  • A celebration of British wildlife

    Monday 14th September, 2015

    Winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 announced

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  • Dear Ted, Rest in peace

    Monday 14th September, 2015

    We regret to announce the death of Ted Smith, President of Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. He died yesterday, Sunday 13 September, at Boston Hospital. His daughters Alison and Helen were with him. We offer our deepest sympathy to his family and to his friends and colleagues, he will be so greatly missed. Dear Ted, rest in peace.

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  • £1.2m National Lottery grant to protect UK’s red squirrels

    Friday 11th September, 2015

    A unique new project to secure the future of the native nutkin in the UK is set to receive £1.2million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

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  • Help our hedgehogs! Gardeners encouraged to unite to save the nation’s hedgehogs

    Thursday 10th September, 2015

    Wild About Gardens Week runs from Monday 26 October to Sunday 1 November 2015 and will inspire you to take action to help hedgehogs!

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  • Flawed badger culls to continue in Somerset and Gloucestershire, with new cull zone authorised in Dorset

    Friday 28th August, 2015

    Badger (c) Elliot Neep

    The Wildlife Trusts today condemn the announcement by DEFRA that pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will continue, and that culling will be extended to a new area in Dorset.

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  • Dive team survey seabeds this summer

    Monday 24th August, 2015

    Secrets of the seabed are being revealed as divers undertake exploratory scientific surveys in a bid to better understand the UK’s marine environment and help protect it for the future

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  • #ThanksAMillion Vine House Farm: Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    One man’s passion for the natural world has led to his family supporting UK wildlife conservation to the tune of £1,000,000, through feeding birds on a spectacular scale

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  • Celebrating nature - see you at #Birdfair!

    Sunday 16th August, 2015

    Join Chris Packham, and see Bill Oddie play The Gruffalo, at the world’s biggest nature celebration

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