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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY TO HELP WILDLIFE

    Tuesday 3rd April, 2012

    Phoenix Legal Group visit the Trust's head quarters

    Aiming to raise £20,000 over the coming year for their local conservation charity, law firm Phoenix Legal Group launch their ‘Wills for Wildlife’ campaign this April.

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  • DESTROYED VERGE TO BE RESTORED

    Monday 2nd April, 2012

    verge at Ashleworth destroyed

    In February 2012 Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust was alarmed to learn that a large section of a protected roadside verge containing nationally scarce flora had been destroyed and replaced by hardcore near Ashleworth, by contractors working on behalf of Severn Trent.

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  • LOCAL PLANS ARE KEY IN PLANNING REFORMS

    Thursday 29th March, 2012

    urban wildlife (c) Paul Hobson

    Local plans are key in ensuring the protection and restoration of the natural environment in the planning system, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • NATURE AWARDS LAUNCHED

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    2011 Nature Works business award winners

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is urging local organisations to enter into their ‘Nature Works 2012’ business awards and for the public to nominate a business, enterprise or individual they deem deserve to be recognised for their contribution to our local nature.

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  • WILDLIFE CHARITY WELCOMES REPORT URGING GOVERNMENT TO SCRAP BADGER CULL

    Monday 26th March, 2012

    badger in a trap (c) GWT/Gordon McGlone

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust welcomes a report published by The Bow Group urging the government to reconsider their plans for a badger cull in England this autumn 2012. The report titled ‘Common Sense and Bovine TB – Why the Government should abandon badger culling trials in favour of vaccination’ presents evidence as to why they believe badger culling is not the answer.

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  • NEW MEMBER EVENT AT BETTY DAW'S WOOD

    Wednesday 21st March, 2012

    New member event at Betty Daw's Wood

    On Tuesday 20th March Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust invited some of its newest members to a special event held at Betty Daw’s Wood and Gwen & Vera’s Fields nature reserves.

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  • CELEBRATE GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S ICONIC WILD DAFFODIL

    Monday 19th March, 2012

    Children playing in Gwen & Vera's Fields nature reserve (c) GWT/Emma Bradshaw

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, is inviting people to join them this spring at Oxenhall Daffodil Weekend where visitors across the country flock to see the glorious wild daffodils that carpet the fields and woodland floors of ‘The Golden Triangle’.

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