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  • SCHOOLS QUIZ REACHES A CLIMAX!

    Wednesday 2nd July, 2014

    Over 90 schools have taken part in Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts’ Primary Schools Quiz 2014 which comes to a nail-biting climax this Wednesday, 2nd July.

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  • JESSY LEE AND CERYS MATTHEWS LAUNCH UNIQUE POETRY TRAIL TO CELEBRATE LAURIE LEE'S CENTENARY

    Thursday 26th June, 2014

    Anne-Marie Randall

    Gloucestershire's newest tourist attraction - The Laurie Lee Wildlife Way - will be launched later today, as part of the Centenary Celebrations, by Laurie's daughter Jessy Lee and BBC presenter, musician and writer Cerys Matthews.

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  • COTSWOLD'S RAREST SPECTACLE MAKES ANNUAL APPEARANCE

    Thursday 12th June, 2014

    Large blue butterfly(c) Robert South

    On Wednesday 11th June large blues were spotted in flight at Daneway Banks nature reserve for the first time this year. These beautiful and very rare butterflies were reintroduced to the nature reserve in 2002, after being extinct in the county since the 1960’s. The reintroduction is part of the Large Blue Project which is overseen by Dave Simcox and is a partnership between Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, Butterfly Conservation, GWT, Habitat Designs Ltd, National Trust, Natural England, Oxford University and the Somerset Wildlife Trust.

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  • BADGEWORTH BUTTERCUP BLOOMS

    Thursday 5th June, 2014

    The Badgeworth Buttercup, found in only two places in the UK is in full bloom and this Sunday, the reserve is open for you to see this rare and rather special flower.

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  • GO WILD AND WIGGLY THIS WEEKEND

    Tuesday 20th May, 2014

    If you’re nuts about nature and love all things creep-crawly, then Whole Foods Cheltenham is the place for you this Saturday, 24 May 2014.

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  • WILD NIGHTS - A SERIES OF INSPIRING TALKS

    Tuesday 6th May, 2014

    We are really excited to launch a series of inspiring talks by today's leading natural history writers at the beautiful Hawkwood College. Tickets cost £10/person and include a glass of wine. All events start at 7.30pm for 8pm.

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  • SKELETONS DISCOVERED AT GREYSTONES FARM

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    Recent archaeological excavations at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts’ Greystones Farm nature reserve have identified significant archaeological remains dating to the Iron Age, including two human burials. The nature reserve on the outskirts of Bourton-on-the-Water is home to Salmonsbury Camp, a scheduled ancient monument, the only lowland example of a large multivallate hill fort in England.

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  • NATURALISTS IN DANGER OF BECOMING EXTINCT

    Thursday 24th April, 2014

    (c) David Plummer Images

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has partnered Gloucestershire Naturalists’ Society to launch a new range of exciting wildlife courses designed to train the David Attenboroughs’ of the future and those who want to indulge a passion for nature.

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  • WANTED: WILD THING RECORDERS

    Thursday 17th April, 2014

    Gloucestershire residents who love the outdoors are being encouraged to record sightings of local wildlife in a bid to support Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s conservation efforts.

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  • COOMBE HILL HIDE BLOWS AWAY

    Wednesday 9th April, 2014

    Coombe Hill Hide (c) Anne Marie Randall Photography

    Valentine’s Day wasn’t full of love for the new Grundon bird watching hide at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Coombe Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. In fact the gales and extreme weather, reported on the news as being a once in a lifetime occurrence, blew the brand new bird hide away.

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