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  • CONCERN OVER BUZZARD PLANS

    Tuesday 29th May, 2012

    Buzzards (c) Amy Lewis

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are seriously concerned about Government plans to spend up to £375,000 researching ways to keep buzzards from targeting captive-reared pheasants.

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  • TOAD ON TOUR!

    Wednesday 23rd May, 2012

    The cast of The Wind in the Willows at Greystones Farm nature reserve

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust kicked off their seven day road show tour of an adapted outdoor performance of The Wind in the Willows on 8th May; inspiring school children and residents in the Cotswolds to learn more about river bank conservation and how to save our beloved water vole.

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  • 250 'WALK 4 WILDLIFE' WITH MIKE DILGER

    Friday 18th May, 2012

    Walkers enjoying Walk 4 Wildlife in the heart of the Forest of Dean

    Last Sunday, 13th May over 250 adults, children and dogs joined BBC The One Show’s, Mike Dilger to take part in Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s ‘Walk 4 Wildlife’.

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  • WADING BIRD NESTS DESTROYED BY FLOODING

    Tuesday 15th May, 2012

    Swan on the tow path at Coombe Hill nature reserve (c) Zsuzsanna Bird

    Wading bird nests have been swamped at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Coombe Hill nature reserve, near Tewkesbury. Recent high rainfall has put large areas of the nature reserve under deep water causing the total loss of all this years breeding wader nests.

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  • SEVERN VALE VISION COMMENDED

    Tuesday 15th May, 2012

    volunteers working on the River Chelt

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Severn Vale Living Landscape has been commended for its long term vision in a prestigious national award. The Living Wetlands Award presented by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) recognises projects that demonstrate the sustainable use of wetland habitats.

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  • NEW MEMBER EVENT AT LOWER WOODS NATURE RESERVE

    Tuesday 1st May, 2012

    On Thursday 26th April Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust invited some of its newest members to a special event held at the lovely Lower Woods nature reserve.

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  • MIKE DILGER LEADS THE WAY FOR WILDLIFE

    Tuesday 1st May, 2012

    Mike Dilger

    Meet BBC The One Show’s, Mike Dilger; discover the beautiful surroundings of the Forest of Dean; and enjoy a day with the entire family whilst raising money to protect your local nature by taking part in Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s annual ‘Walk 4 Wildlife’ next month.

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  • LEGAL CHALLENGE ON WILDLIFE ISSUES

    Monday 23rd April, 2012

    heart shape in tree (c) zsuzsanna bird

    Forest of Dean Friends of the Earth has launched a legal challenge against the decision by the Forest of Dean District Council to approve the Council's Core Strategy and the Cinderford Area Action Plan, which together give the go ahead for the controversial regeneration of the Cinderford Northern Quarter.

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  • RIVER RESTORATION ATTRACTS OTTERS AND MORE!

    Monday 23rd April, 2012

    River restoration along the River Chelt

    Residents in the Tewkesbury area may have noticed diggers in action and glimpses of a new river channel along the A38 at Priors Norton last autumn with more action taking place in the coming weeks. This work is a part of an ongoing river restoration project lead by the Environment Agency, supported by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

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  • RATTY AND BADGER GO ON TOUR!

    Friday 13th April, 2012

    The Wind in the Willows cast

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust kick off their seven day road show tour of an adapted outdoor performance of The Wind in the Willows next month; inspiring school children and residents in the Cotswolds to learn more about river bank conservation and how to save our beloved water vole.

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