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  • Doctor’s devotion to the natural world is recognised and celebrated - Christopher Cadbury Medal awarded to Dr Anne Powell OBE

    Friday 27th November, 2015

    Dr Anne Powell OBE has been formally recognised for her services to nature conservation - and has been presented with The Wildlife Trusts’ Christopher Cadbury medal by President Simon King OBE

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  • Nick Baker helps inspire children with Nature

    Thursday 26th November, 2015

    A national competition run by The Wildlife Trusts and People's Postcode Lottery called WildsPlay was won by Cambridge resident Sarah Walls, with a photo of her daughter Francesca 6, holding a froglet.

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  • Regents Park named Birmingham’s Wildest School!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Three primary schools celebrated being crowned Birmingham’s wildest schools on Monday at The Wildlife Trust’s EcoPark in Small Heath at a special event to celebrate learning about nature.

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  • Adventurous artist wanted for Undersea Art Award!

    Tuesday 24th November, 2015

    Chris Rose diving with lion's mane jelly fish © Nicola Faulks

    The search is on for an intrepid artist who would like to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves...

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  • Squirrel adventures bring curious young minds closer to nature

    Saturday 21st November, 2015

    New series of 'Pip the Squirrel' offers a fun introduction to UK wildlife

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  • Shaping nature conservation for the future: Conference explores ‘natural capital’ approach

    Friday 13th November, 2015

    Society’s dependency on a healthy natural environment will shape the content of a unique conference being held on Wednesday 25 November, during which delegates will explore how ‘natural capital’ thinking could be applied to nature conservation

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  • Decision to cut funding for environment by up to 40% criticised

    Wednesday 11th November, 2015

    Following Monday’s announcement regarding severe cuts across DEFRA, the RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts have come together to highlight what it could mean for the environment

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  • Every Child Wild: Making nature part of growing up - for all children

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts launch new initiative to make ‘Every Child Wild’.

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  • Undersea Art Award winner shows North Sea beauties: Paintings inspired by close encounters with seals go on show

    Wednesday 21st October, 2015

    Artist Chris Rose got a taste for sub-marine adventure after winning The Wildlife Trusts’ / Society of Wildlife Artists’ Undersea Art Award and learnt to dive earlier this year

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  • Celebrities urge gardeners to save the nation’s hedgehogs for Wild About Gardens Week: Mon 26 Oct-Sun 1 Nov 2015

    Monday 19th October, 2015

    Twiggy, Ben Fogle, Bill Oddie and Chris Beardshaw are backing Wild About Gardens Week this autumn and urging gardeners to save hedgehogs

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