Get all the latest Wildlife News for Birmingham and the Black Country.

  • Keep voting for our Tesco Bags of Help projects!

    Tuesday 3rd January, 2017

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is delighted that three more of our projects have been shortlisted for funding in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

    Read full story

  • Greener Birmingham Pledge for the Natural Environment

    Friday 23rd December, 2016

    A coalition of organisations in Birmingham is asking people and businesses to sign a pledge committing to protect the natural environment. Greener Birmingham have united to ensure that the natural environment remains protected at a time when budgets for parks, green spaces and the natural world are reducing.

    Read full story

  • Open Letter to Birmingham

    Thursday 22nd December, 2016

    The proposed cuts to Birmingham's Parks and Nature Conservation budget will have a detrimental impact on the quality and accessibility of the wonderful parks in our city. To secure these spaces for now and future generations there must be investment but it is not realistic to expect the funding to come solely from the decreasing local authority parks budgets. Everyone benefits from the natural spaces of our city. We need to start a conversation about a new way to fund the essential lungs of our city. Below is an open letter to Birmingham calling for this conversation to begin signed by 35 organisations including national, regional and community groups.

    Read full story

  • Birmingham Natural Environment Pledge

    Wednesday 14th December, 2016

    The natural world sustains us, and all economic activity depends on the natural environment. At present, this contribution is neither recognised nor valued by our economic structures leading to short sighted, compartmentalised thinking.

    Read full story

  • Wild Festive Fun Days

    Monday 12th December, 2016

    Families are being encouraged to get closer to nature this Christmas by The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country.

    Read full story

  • Local MPs sign pledge for the environment

    Thursday 8th December, 2016

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is delighted that five MPs from our region have signed a new ‘pledge for the environment’.

    Read full story

  • Please vote for our Tesco Bags of Help projects

    Wednesday 7th December, 2016

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is delighted that three of our projects have been shortlisted for funding in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

    Read full story

  • A successful year

    Wednesday 7th December, 2016

    We are pleased to report that The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is now in a stronger financial position.

    Read full story

  • Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Tuesday 22nd November, 2016

    Foxes on trampoline

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis’ Christmas charity partner

    Read full story

  • Our plan to save nature

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    CEO Georgia Stokes launches the Trust's 5 year strategy

    On Tuesday we launched our five year strategy, outlining how we will achieve our vision for Birmingham and the Black Country to have more wildlife, more wild places and more people with a strong connection to the natural world every year.

    Read full story