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  • CALLING ALL HARES AND TORTOISES TO RUN FOR WILDLIFE!

    Friday 17th February, 2012

    Amateaur athletes raised £2,500 for Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust at Stroud's 3

    Whether you’re training for the Olympics, enjoy a mid-week jog, find yourself running for the bus more often than not or just want to get fit – Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is urgently seeking people of all abilities to dig out their trainers and get ‘Running for Wildlife’.

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  • SHOW YOUR WILDLOVE!

    Friday 10th February, 2012

    show your wild love

    Show your love for Gloucestershire's wildlife this Valentine's day by sharing your favourite local wildlife or nature experiences with your friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter!

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  • FORGET ROSES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY, ADOPT A DORMOUSE INSTEAD

    Tuesday 7th February, 2012

    dormouse

    Forget roses that wilt, and chocolates that scupper the New Year’s resolution diet this Valentine’s Day. Surprise the one you adore by adopting a stag beetle or perhaps something cuter!

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  • LOCAL SCHOOL GIRL WINS WELLY DESIGN COMPETITION

    Monday 6th February, 2012

    Josie Morris with her winning design

    Josie Morris, a pupil at Whitminster Church of England Primary School, was surprised on Friday afternoon when Jan Ryder from Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust presented her with 1st prize at the school assembly, for the Trust's Wear you Wellies design a welly competition.

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  • YOUNG NATURE LOVERS AWARDED

    Thursday 2nd February, 2012

    Stroud Wildlife Watch Group

    A group of young nature enthusiasts from Stroud have been commended in The Wildlife Trust’s Watch Group of the Year Awards, coming joint third out of 300 groups.

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  • NEW WILDLIFE HAVEN FOR SOUTH WOODCHESTER SCHOOL

    Tuesday 31st January, 2012

    Trust volunteers coppicing wood on Siccaridge nature reserve.

    Pupils in Stroud are learning about wildlife on their doorstep thanks to a new nature area which has been created with the help of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

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  • 700 CHILDREN TO ENTER COUNTY NATURE QUIZ

    Tuesday 24th January, 2012

    Aylburton C of E Primary School participants identifying species

    Around 700 school children from all over the county are gearing up for a six month battle to get to the final of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Annual Primary Schools Wildlife Quiz - but there’s still time to get involved!

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  • SPECIES RICH VERGE DESTROYED

    Friday 20th January, 2012

    Common spotted orchid (c) Dave Kilbey

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has been alarmed to learn that a large section of a protected roadside verge containing nationally scarce flora has been destroyed and replaced by hardcore near Ashleworth, by contractors working on behalf of Severn Trent.

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  • TRUST DISMAYED TO LEARN BADGER CULL PILOT TO TAKE PLACE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

    Friday 20th January, 2012

    Badger (c) Wildstock

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has today learned that west Gloucestershire has been identified as one of two badger cull pilot areas to be trialled later this year.

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  • NEW HOMES ATTRACT TENANTS

    Thursday 19th January, 2012

    Footage (below) has shown that a barn owl box installed at Greystones Farm nature reserve has successfully attracted a potential new tenant on the first night after it is was installed.

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