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  • New Agriculture Bill vital to recover nature Government proposals must trigger change on 70% of land

    Wednesday 12th September, 2018

    Today the Government publishes the Agriculture Bill. The recovery of wildlife in the UK – one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world – depends on an Agriculture Bill which enables farmers to create and restore natural habitats.

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  • Pint of Salmon!

    Monday 9th July, 2018

    A pint of Salmon for Salmon in the Stour...

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  • Greener Birmingham Day Out

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    With 571 parks, 6 million trees and more canals than Venice (35 miles compared to 26) Birmingham is a green city. A recent study ranked Birmingham 4th in the UK for green space with a quarter of land designated for nature and space for the public. This green space is not equal across the city though and a group of Birmingham organisations is seeking to highlight the need for equal access to green space for everyone living and working here.

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  • Changing the Face of Urban Conservation thanks to National Lottery players

    Thursday 31st May, 2018

    Natural Prospects - a new paid traineeship programme – is challenging barriers to working within the conservation sector.

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  • Save Our Local Wildlife Sites!

    Friday 4th May, 2018

    Birmingham and Black Country's 586 Local Wildlife Sites covering 4778ha are at risk of future development. #ActSwiftly to save our local wildlife.

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  • SpawnWatch 2018 – Record the Spawn!

    Tuesday 27th February, 2018

    Be part of the biggest EVER frog and toad spawn survey across Birmingham and the Black Country!

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  • Could you spotter lotter otter?

    Monday 27th November, 2017

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is looking for volunteer otter spotters to help survey the River Stour.

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  • A GREAT Bog Adventure...

    Friday 15th September, 2017

    If you go down to Moseley Bog today you’re sure of a big surprise… Moseley Bog is infamous for inspiring Tolkien’s adventures in Middle Earth – Now The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country together with the Friends of Moseley Bog have created a Sculpture Trail around the nature reserve to inspire everyone to have a Great Bog Adventure.

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  • 4 Ways to a Greener Birmingham

    Wednesday 16th August, 2017

    As part of Birmingham Heritage Week the Greener Birmingham Coalition, more than 30 organisations and individuals working together to protect and enhance the city’s green spaces, are asking people to celebrate our natural heritage by joining a walk or bike ride to City Centre Gardens for a community picnic on Sunday 10th September.

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  • Restoring the Centre of the Earth

    Wednesday 9th August, 2017

    Centre of the Earth

    Help us restore the Centre of the Earth to be a leading environmental education centre for Birmingham and the Black Country.

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