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BREAKING NEWS: Trial badger cull called off in Gloucestershire
Friday 29th November, 2013
It has been announced that the Gloucestershire trial badger cull will be called off, with the cull license being revoked as of noon tomorrow, three weeks earlier than planned.
LOCAL BUSINESSES WIN WILDLIFE AWARDS
Wednesday 27th November, 2013
Twelve Gloucestershire businesses have today been recognised for their contribution to nature at an exclusive business awards held at the Star Bistro near Cheltenham.
BADGER, RATTY, MOLE AND TOAD GO ON TOUR!
Monday 18th November, 2013
Children across Cheltenham have been delighted by a group of unlikely characters visiting their schools. A special adaptation of the well-loved children’s classic, The Wind in the Willows, from local charity Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, has been on tour, much to the amusement of school-children across the town. But, it’s not all fun; behind this adapted performance there is an important message about river pollution in the River Chelt and what can be done to prevent it.
BIRD BOOK OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE LAUNCHES TOMORROW
Friday 15th November, 2013
The most comprehensive book ever written about Gloucestershire’s birdlife The Birds of Gloucestershire will be launched tomorrow, Saturday, 16th November, at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts’ AGM.
HELP US EXTEND OUR BADGER VACCINATION PROGRAMME
Tuesday 29th October, 2013
Today, we are launching an appeal to raise £25,000 to fund the extension of our pioneering badger vaccination programme in Gloucestershire. We have already secured £12,500 from Stroud District Council who have agreed to support the extension of our vaccination programme in the Stroud Valleys. Now we are hoping to match this sum with a special appeal to our members to help us extend the programme in two areas of the county.
PILOT BADGER CULL FAILS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Friday 18th October, 2013
As the latest results from the pilot badger cull in Gloucestershire are announced, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust renews its call for the Government to review its strategy to tackle bovineTB in England.
FALSE WIDOW SPIDER SPREADS ALARM
Thursday 17th October, 2013
Having been called ‘killer’, ‘flesh eater’, ‘toxic’, ‘dangerous’ and ‘poisonous’ in recent tabloid headlines we thought it was time to do a little mythbusting about the false widow spider.
MAJOR STUDY REVEALS CHILDREN ARE OUT OF TOUCH WITH NATURE
Wednesday 16th October, 2013
Today a major report has revealed that only 21 per cent of children in the UK have a level of connection to nature that can be considered ‘realistic and achievable’ for all children.
BIRDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE BOOK TAKES FLIGHT
Monday 7th October, 2013
The most comprehensive book ever written about Gloucestershire’s birdlife The Birds of Gloucestershire will be launched at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts’ AGM at 10am on Saturday, 16th November.
A MAGICAL START TO ROBINSWOOD HILL PROJECT
Thursday 3rd October, 2013
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is kicking off a two-year project with a bang this autumn half-term with a FREE Wizards, Wands and Wildlife family-fun event at Robinswood Hill Country Park, on the outskirts of Gloucester, that’s expected to attract around 1,000 people.