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: Anna Guthrie 07887 754659 aguthrie@wildlifetrusts.org and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Secrets of the sea emerge: Delving deep to reveal Somerset Coast

    Wednesday 20th August, 2014

    Sea hares, sun starfish and stalked jellyfish are some of the initial sightings of sea life around Somerset during the area’s first survey in more than 30 years.

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  • Badger vaccination is cost-effective option: New report calls for strategic action from Government

    Tuesday 19th August, 2014

    Vaccination schemes are being demonstrated as a practical, cost-effective option in dealing with bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in badgers - prompting renewed calls for Government leadership and industry support.

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  • Secret Water

    Wednesday 13th August, 2014

    Druridge Bay, Northumberland

    Discover the Wainscot moth, water shrew, garganey, rat-tailed maggot, alderfly, water mint and more… The Wildlife Trusts celebrate the secret life of wetlands with a special weekend on 6 & 7th September 2014

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  • Shoals of support for marine wildlife at Birdfair: The UK’s sea life needs you!

    Monday 11th August, 2014

    Our dependency on the big blue, and the wondrous wildlife within, will be demonstrated at the 26th British Birdwatching Fair (Fri 15-Sun 17 Aug) - as The Wildlife Trusts seek sea champions to speak up for its protection.

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  • My Wild Summer: Making memories to last a lifetime

    Saturday 2nd August, 2014

    Lead your young ones down the garden path and on a voyage of nature discovery this summer. The Wildlife Trusts offer the first steps down a regular route to a young naturalist’s paradise.

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  • Nature conservation groups challenge political parties: Recognise the wider benefits of protecting nature and commit to new legislation

    Thursday 31st July, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB today call on all the main political parties to value nature and secure its recovery by committing to a new Nature and Wellbeing Act.

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  • Safeguards for Scottish sealife

    Thursday 24th July, 2014

    Scottish Wildlife Trust is delighted that the Scottish Government has created 30 new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) aimed at safeguarding the most important habitats and species in Scotland’s seas.

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  • Conference calls for radical action to save threatened meadows

    Friday 18th July, 2014

    Today, at Wiston House in Sussex, a conference organised by Plantlife, the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and The Wildlife Trusts will call for radical new action to reverse the loss of the UK’s meadow heritage.

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  • See stars during National Marine Week

    Wednesday 16th July, 2014

    Spiny starfish cpt Paul Naylor

    Hollywood may have its ‘Walk of Fame’ but the real stars of the show this summer are to be spotted around the UK coast.

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  • Championing the connections between farming and wildlife

    Monday 14th July, 2014

    Creating a healthy natural environment, where wildlife is thriving, is vital for the future of our farming industry and food production.

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