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  • PROTECTING BRITISH WILDLIFE AND THEIR HABITAT HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

    Wednesday 8th August, 2012

    Janine Doggett and Mark Yemm from Ovo Energy visit Lower Woods nature reserve

    South-west based gas and electricity supplier, Ovo Energy, has teamed up with local conservation charity Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, to help the public raise money so that the Trust can continue to protect the county’s natural environment.

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  • RATTY RETURNS FOR ONE LAST PERFORMANCE AT STROUD FESTIVAL OF NATURE!

    Thursday 2nd August, 2012

    Ratty on Rodborough Common (c) TammyLynn Photography

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows is returning for a final performance at Stroud Festival of Nature, on Saturday 8th September at 3.00pm.

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  • SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!

    Thursday 26th July, 2012

    Katherine Walker and her daughters Daisy and Polly have a picnic!

    Local charity, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is urging families to get out and about and explore the hidden treasures of the Forest of Dean with your family this summer.

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  • COMING TO A LAKE NEAR YOU: RATTY'S BACK!

    Wednesday 25th July, 2012

    Ratty (c) Tammy Lynn Photography

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows is returning for two final performances at the Play by the Lake, Randwick on Saturday 4th August at 3pm and 6.30pm in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Stroud.

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  • MAGICAL MOTH SAFARI

    Friday 20th July, 2012

    poplar hawk moth (c) Amy Lewis

    Discover the secret world of moths after sunset in the ancient Wye Valley woodland on Saturday, 28th July at 9.00pm with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and Butterfly Conservation.

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  • STRIPED VISITOR IS A FIRST!

    Tuesday 17th July, 2012

    Striped hawk-moth found at Greystones Farm nature reserve (c) Peter Hugo

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Greystones Farm nature reserve in Bourton on the Water had a very unusual visitor for the first time on 29th June 2012.

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  • YOUR GARDEN NEEDS YOU!

    Monday 16th July, 2012

    (C) Adam Cormack

    Residents throughout the county are needed to help shape an exciting new project due to be launched in January 2013 by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

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  • BADGER CULL TO PROCEED

    Thursday 12th July, 2012

    The outcome of the Judicial review into the Badger Trust’s challenge to two badger cull pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset has been announced today.

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  • HAVE YOU SEEN A FLYING ANT YET?

    Wednesday 11th July, 2012

    Lasius niger (c) John Mason, reproduced with kind permission of Buglife

    Each summer flying ants erupt from the ground seemingly without warning, and often simultaneously over large parts of the country. This year we are supporting The Society of Biology in their flying ant survey to discover more about this phenomenon. They are asking everyone who sees flying ants this summer to report their sightings.

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  • NATURE NUTS BATTLE IT OUT!

    Tuesday 10th July, 2012

    Longney C of E Primary School collecting their prize from The Hon. Hugh Tollemac

    The battle between over 100 schools came to a nail-biting end at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Primary Schools Nature Quiz on Wednesday, 4th July. Longney C of E Primary School managed to clinch the coveted title of Wildlife Quiz Champions 2012 in the last round, winning by just one point!

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