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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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  • 25 today!

    Saturday 21st December, 2013

    Our ecological and landscape design consultancy Land Care Associates is 25 today!

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  • Farm funding decision falls short

    Friday 20th December, 2013

    Peacock butterfly on farmland by Chris Wishart

    The Wildlife Trusts describe yesterday’s announcement on agricultural funding for 2014-2020 as a missed opportunity to boost investment in wildlife-friendly and progressive farming.

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  • Birmingham’s natural environment needs you

    Thursday 19th December, 2013

    Birmingham City Council has made a series of proposals which seek to reduce spending by cutting services that help to protect, manage and improve the natural environment / natural capital in the City, including its green spaces. No final decisions have been made yet. The Council wants to know what we and you think first.

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  • Cotteridge conservation is child’s play

    Monday 16th December, 2013

    Children working in Cotteridge Park

    Children from schools in and around Cotteridge, have been helping to recreate the historical landscape of Cotteridge Park and make the park more attractive for people and wildlife.

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  • Bringing Woodlands to Life

    Friday 6th December, 2013

    Lush woodland

    This winter, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will begin work to transform overgrown, dark woodlands into beautiful areas carpeted with lush, colourful wildflowers and filled with wildlife.

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  • Trees are for life; not just tree week

    Wednesday 27th November, 2013

    Photo by Hannah Knight

    Tree week may be making headlines, with thousands of people planting trees, but The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s message this week is about the beauty of well-managed woodlands.

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