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  • Hidden Cotswold gem opens up for garden lovers on 9 June

    Thursday 25th May, 2017

    Upton Wold garden

    This summer Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust kicks off its Open Gardens season with a public celebration of the garden at Upton Wold on Friday 9th June 2017, from 5pm to 7pm. Located just outside Moreton-in-Marsh, this is a rare opportunity to visit this inspirational garden.

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  • WALK FOR WILDLIFE IN JULY

    Friday 12th May, 2017

    Orange tip on cuckoo flower

    North Cotswold Rotary Club and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are challenging local people to walk or run their way through the glorious countryside surroundings of Greystones Farm in Bourton-on-the-Water for charity this summer.

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  • FROME BANKS WILD PLAY LAUNCH

    Tuesday 11th April, 2017

    Eels and Ladders at Frome Banks (c) Gareth Parry

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) is inviting the local community to join them in celebrating the newly installed community facilities at Frome Banks nature reserve in the heart of Stroud.

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  • GLOUCESTERSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WELCOMES GROUND-BREAKING CONVICTION OF BUTTERFLY COLLECTOR

    Friday 7th April, 2017

    Large Blue (c) Sarah Meredith, Habitat Designs

    A 57 year old man has today been given a six-month suspended sentence for illegally capturing and killing globally endangered large blue butterflies from Daneway Banks near Sapperton, Gloucestershire and Collard Hill, Somerset in 2015.

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  • GLOUCESTER COMMUNITY GREEN SPACE TRANSFORMATION GETS UNDERWAY

    Tuesday 28th March, 2017

    Wildlife Discovery (c) Nick Turner

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT), in partnership with Podsmead Big Local, will launch a new community project, to transform the Milton Avenue Open Space at a public event on Thursday April 13th, 2017. The event will be attended by representatives of Gloucester City Council, Podsmead Big Local, GWT and the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Gloucester. The project aims to make the site an accessible, safe and inviting green space for people and wildlife.

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  • STROUD PROJECT NOMINATED FOR UK RIVER PRIZE

    Friday 10th March, 2017

    Natural Flood Management - Frome Catchment

    Stroud District Council, the Environment Agency and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) have received recognition for their pioneering natural flood management work in the Frome catchment above Stroud, by way of being announced as a finalist for the 2017 UK River Prize.

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  • NATURE DETECTIVES WANTED IN GLOUCESTER

    Tuesday 28th February, 2017

    Pond dipping (c) Misty Hutton

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) this week launches a new series of sessions for kids to get stuck into wildlife and discover a thing or two about the natural world. Gloucester Watch Group will hold activities at Robinswood Hill on the first Sunday of every month from 5th March.

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  • Wild Film and Photography Academy to Launch in Gloucestershire

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    Pupil photographing marbled white (c) Iain Green

    Do you aspire to be the next David Attenborough or BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year?

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  • OVER £30,000 RAISED TO SUPPORT GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S BARN OWLS

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Barn Owl (c) Wildstock

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Barn Owl Appeal has now raised in excess of £30,000 to support the county’s population of the iconic species. The campaign was launched in response to a dramatic drop in numbers over recent years, largely due to adverse weather and loss of foraging habitat.

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  • Boost for Gloucestershire's Wildlife-friendly Foodies

    Monday 16th January, 2017

    Simon Weaver Single Gloucester Cheese

    Up and coming food producers across Gloucestershire will be given the chance to showcase their wares at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Crickley Hill cafe as part of the Gloucestershire's Wildlife Friendly Food Project. The region’s budding food businesses are being called upon to promote food that has been produced ethically and sustainably and will benefit wildlife – whether that’s meat farmed organically or pollinator-friendly plants.

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