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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.
COOMBE HILL HIDE BLOWS AWAY
Wednesday 9th April, 2014
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.
Cerys Matthews to launch the Laurie Lee Wildlife Way
Sunday 6th April, 2014
On 26th June Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust will unveil the Laurie Lee Wildlife Way, a six mile circular walk around the Slad Valley, the setting for Laurie Lee’s evocative novel Cider with Rosie.
SCHOOL MAKES SPLASH WITH NEW POND
Friday 4th April, 2014
The staff and pupils at Andoversford School are celebrating the opening of their new nature area and pond, yesterday, Thursday, 3rd April, thanks to help from Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, Dobbies Garden Centre and Creed Foodservice.
BADGER CULL CONTINUES IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Friday 4th April, 2014
After the recent report from the Independent Expert Panel which concluded that the pilot culls were ineffective, not only failing to meet the targets set by Defra but also failing one of the key tests for humaneness, the Government have announced that the badger cull in Gloucestershire will resume later this year.
NEW EVIDENCE OF VANISHING GRASSLANDS
Thursday 3rd April, 2014
A dramatic decline in our remaining wildlife-rich grasslands is highlighted by The Wildlife Trusts today. Reports collated across the country tell a story of devastating losses.
NATURE NUTS DO BATTLE IN SCHOOLS WILDLIFE QUIZ
Wednesday 2nd April, 2014
On Tuesday, 1st April teams from Avening Primary School and The Croft School, Painswick battled it out in the first round of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts' Primary Schools Wildlife Quiz.
2014 WILD EVENTS PROGRAMME IS LAUNCHED!
Saturday 15th March, 2014
This weekend the 2014 events programme which has over 160 wildlife themed events is launched.
FAMILIES SET TO GO ‘WILD’ THIS WEEKEND!
Thursday 13th March, 2014
This Sunday, 16th March, Gloucester families are set to have a really ‘wild’ time at a FREE Family Fun Day on Robinswood Hill. Between 2pm – 5pm families are invited to come to Robinswood Hill Country Park to discover the wildlife on their doorstep as part of the ‘All Paths Lead to the Hill’ project.
FREE EVENTS LAUNCHED AT ROBINSWOOD HILL - TURN OFF YOUR TV, COME & HAVE SOME OUTDOOR FUN!
Thursday 6th February, 2014
The ‘All Paths Lead to the Hill’ project, has just launched their 2014 FREE events programme, which contains over 50 events this year! The project is a partnership between Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, Gloucester City Council and Gloucester City Homes.