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  • Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust gets Gold Award

    Friday 21st December, 2012

    Cotswolds Tourism, the partnership of tourism businesses and destinations have announced winners of its 2013 Tourism Awards and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is very pleased to be awarded a Gold Award for Sustainable Tourism.

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  • SLIPPERY PROBLEM NEEDS “BIG PICTURE THINKING”

    Tuesday 18th December, 2012

    Elvers (c) John De Wet

    The once common eel, a staple of Severn life, is in serious decline not just locally but across Europe. Saving this important iconic species requires ‘big picture’ thinking. Today, local charity, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is travelling to Normandy to help push this thinking forward.

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  • HELP WILDLIFE SURVIVE THE WINTER

    Thursday 13th December, 2012

    Goldfinch in a frosted tree (c) Amy Lewis

    The bitter cold of winter is forcing many of us to stay indoors and huddle up to the fire, but spare a thought for wildlife in this cold weather...

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  • WILDLIFE IMPORTANCE OF NORTHERN UNITED GIVEN FORMAL RECOGNITION

    Wednesday 14th November, 2012

    (c) Zsuzsanna Bird

    A panel of experts from across the county has concluded that the wildlife of the Northern United site in Cinderford - the subject of a controversial planning application - is significant enough for it to be designated as a Key Wildlife Site. While the designation is not legally binding it does confirm what local naturalists have been saying for some time - that Northern United is one of the best sites in Gloucestershire for wildlife.

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  • GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S WILDLIFE SHOT...ON CAMERA!

    Wednesday 14th November, 2012

    (c) David Young

    What do a hare, a wild boar, and a child playing in a bucket all have in common? They have all topped the podium in Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s annual amateur photography competition!

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  • RUNNING WILD IN STROUD...

    Monday 5th November, 2012

    Sunday 21st October 2012 saw 12 very keen and fit runners complete the 31st Stroud Half Marathon in support of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

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  • LOCAL BUSINESSES AWARDED FOR CONTRIBUTION TO NATURE

    Wednesday 31st October, 2012

    Nature Works 2012

    Gloucestershire’s businesses have today, 31st October 2012, been recognised for their contribution to nature at an exclusive business awards held at the House of Commons.

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  • GOVERNMENT MUST LISTEN TO MPS AND ABANDON BADGER CULL

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust urges the Government to listen to Parliament after MPs backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon its planned badger cull.

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  • ACTION FOR ASH

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    (c) Steve Collin / Norfolk Wildlife Trust

    It seems likely Ash dieback disease Chalara fraxinea is present at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Lower Wood nature reserve, Ashwellthorpe, an ancient woodland and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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  • NEW MEMBER EVENT AT COOMBE HILL NATURE RESERVE

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    On Thursday 25th October Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust invited some of its newest members to attend a special event at Coombe Hill nature reserve.

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