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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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  • Government is Ignoring Public Views on Tackling Nature in Crisis

    Tuesday 19th November, 2013

    Hedgehog photo by Gillian Day

    The Government is failing to deliver nearly a third of its natural environment commitments, despite huge public support for action for nature, wildlife and the countryside.

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  • Bees, birds and hedgerows at risk: public must act to protect nature on farms

    Tuesday 5th November, 2013

    Bees at Risk

    Last week the Government launched a consultation on how the Common Agricultural Policy should shape the future of farming and the rural economy in England from 2015-2020.

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  • Pilot badger culls fail

    Thursday 17th October, 2013

    Badger photo by Margaret Holland

    As the latest results from the pilot badger cull in Gloucestershire are announced, The Wildlife Trusts are renewing calls for the Government to drop badger culling from its proposed strategy to tackle bovineTB in England.

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  • Government must drop badger culling policy

    Wednesday 9th October, 2013

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are joining other Wildlife Trusts in calling for the Government to drop badger culling from its proposed strategy to tackle bovineTB in England.

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