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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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • BADGER CULL CONTINUES IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

    Friday 4th April, 2014

    badgers (c) C.Catlin-Groves

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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