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  • MPs vote en masse to drop the cull

    Friday 14th March, 2014

    badger photo by Jon Hawkins

    MPs yesterday overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the Government to drop culling and instead vaccinate badgers.

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  • Leading conservation groups join forces to challenge fracking rules

    Thursday 13th March, 2014

    Otters drinking - credit Helen Taylor

    Poorly regulated fracking risks harming threatened species and polluting our waterways, according to a report produced by the UK’s leading wildlife and countryside groups.

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  • HS2 has ignored, dismissed or downplayed evidence on the environment

    Thursday 27th February, 2014

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is calling for HS2 Ltd to do more to identify less damaging options for the construction and operation of HS2 in Birmingham.

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  • Wildlife Trust to open up forgotten meadow area at Moseley Bog

    Monday 24th February, 2014

    Ancient Tree by Hannah Knight

    A treasured local Nature Reserve is to be expanded to include a forgotten meadow area and new entrance that leads towards other nearby attractions.

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  • Badgers and bovine TB: Why the Government’s policy needs to change

    Thursday 20th February, 2014

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country say badger culling must be dropped from Government plans and priority given to a strategic vaccination programme.

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  • Extra cash helps bring more woodlands alive

    Wednesday 19th February, 2014

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s work to transform overgrown, dark woodlands into beautiful areas carpeted with lush, colourful wildflowers and filled with wildlife has been given a massive cash injection by Natural England.

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  • Tree-mendous half-term fun over Birmingham and the Black Country

    Thursday 13th February, 2014

    Children in Birmingham and the Black Country are being encouraged to come and find out more about what makes woodlands so wonderful over the half-term holidays next week.

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  • Schools out to learn about Wolverhampton’s Woodlands

    Tuesday 11th February, 2014

    Woodlands photo by Roseann Ditchfield

    Two schools are joining forces with The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country to help look after local woodlands this winter.

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  • Friends of Moseley Bog to hold AGM

    Friday 24th January, 2014

    Moseley Bog

    The Friends of Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood Nature Reserve will be holding their AGM on Sunday February 23rd from 2:30pm to 4pm.

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  • HS2 must not fail nature

    Thursday 23rd January, 2014

    Park Hall Nature Reserve

    The last stage in the UK judicial process yesterday saw the remaining challenges to Phase 1 of the High Speed Rail link (HS2) dismissed.

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