100 years in pictures

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  • Charles Rothschild - founder of the Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves
  • News clipping from The Times, December 1912 - a column in The Times announces th
  • The original documentation for the ‘Rothschild Reserves’, stored in Rothschild B
  • Meathop Moss
  • An early SPNR poster. This was reproduced in French for the International Congre
  • Dr Sydney Long
  • Naturalists at Woodwalton Fen, Huntingdonshire in 1935 - Woodwalton Fen was boug
  • Herbert Smith - Honorary Secretary of the SPNR from 1921 to 1953. Herbert Smith
  • Max Nicholson, Ted Smith & Lord Hurcomb at Gibraltar Point in 1960. Ted Smith wa
  • Poster for the first meeting of the Dorset Wildlife Trust (then Dorset Naturalis
  • Cherry Hinton Pits, 1960s - the first Wildlife Trust reserve in Cambridgeshire.
  • David Saunders, Skomer, 1960s - David was the first warden on seabird island of
  • Miriam Rothschild, daughter of Charles Rothschild, the founder of the movement.
  • Woods Mill Visitor Centre, Sussex. This was the first ever Wildlife Trust visito
  • Essex Wildlife Trust celebrating their 5000th member in 1973.
  • Coed y Bwl nature reserve, Glamorgan, 1970s - the reserve was devastated by Dutc
  • Outside the Society's office in Nettleham, Lincolnshire - Frank Perring (General
  • Natural World, 1981
  • David Attenborough and David Bellamy at Joe's Pond Nature Reserve, Co Durham, 19
  • An early marine campaign poster.
  • David Bellamy - David Bellamy at one of the Trust's popular National Watch Days
  • In 1986 protesters from the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & Black Country succes
  • Camley Street Natural Park c1986 – London Wildlife Trust fought to secure the fu
  • Ozone Project - in 1989 Wildlife Watch, the junior branch of the Trusts launched
  • Otter - from the 1960s onwards The Wildlife Trusts have been at the forefront of
  • Badger rally, Houses of Parliament, 1990 - Wildlife Trusts from across the count
  • Water For Wildlife - HRH The Prince of Wales launching the Water For Wildlife ca
  • Children from London Wildlife Trust help to create a new wildlife garden at 10 D
  • The official launch of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust 2001 – the 47th and la
  • Stephanie Hilborne at Woodwalton Fen, 2004 - Stephanie Hilborne joined The Wildl
  • Aubrey Manning
  • Petition Fish finale, Westminster, 2007 - The Wildlife Trusts present over 170,0
  • The Great Fen Project, 2009 – restoration work starts (in the foreground) to lin