April 2017

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

  • West Mids Mayor Candidates Support Nature

    Wednesday 12th April, 2017

    West Midlands Mayoral Candidates Natural Capital Hustings

    Last week we held the first Natural Environment debate with the West Midlands Mayoral candidates. At the end, the audience voted for who they thought should be the Mayor based on the evening’s discussion. We’re delighted to announce that Beverley Nielson (Lib Dem) won the ballot with 39% of the vote, in second place was Andy Street (Conservative) on 26% and third place went to James Burn (Green) with 16%.

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  • Will West Mids Mayor Make #WMPledge4Nature

    Wednesday 5th April, 2017

    #WMPledge4Nature

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country has joined with local partners to call on West Midlands Mayoral candidates to pledge their support for a 25 year strategy for nature.

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  • Farewell Park Hall Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 5th April, 2017

    Farewell Park Hall Nature Reserve

    Today The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will hand the keys to Park Hall Nature Reserve to High Speed 2 (HS2) following the granting of Royal Assent for the High Speed Rail bill. The construction of the rail line will have a huge impact on local wildlife and ancient woodland.

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