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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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  • Local Community Award for Chair of Friends of Hill Hook

    Monday 30th September, 2013

    Martin Yates

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is delighted to announce that Martin Yates, Chair of The Friends of Hill Hook Local Nature Reserve, has won a Sutton Coldfield Local Community Award "Helping the Environment".

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  • Tom and Su are Running for Wildlife

    Friday 13th September, 2013

    Tom and Su

    Two of our staff members are doing the Great Birmingham Run on October 20th in aid of The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country.

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  • Cull is tragic distraction to tackling devastating disease

    Tuesday 27th August, 2013

    Badger photo by Neil Aldridge

    As the first shots of the badger cull are reported, The Wildlife Trusts re-state deep regret that Government is driving forward with a culling policy.

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  • Voting now open for Nature Farming Award

    Tuesday 13th August, 2013

    Nicholas Watts in a field of sunflowers

    A third generation farmer who started sowing seeds of change for the benefit of wildlife more than 30 years ago is being backed by The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country as a finalist in the Nature of Farming Award.

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  • National Marine Week Hits Birmingham and the Black Country

    Thursday 1st August, 2013

    Jewel Anemones

    National Marine Week is the time to celebrate UK seas, even if you're as far away from the coast as we are!

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  • New Book shows Richness of Urban Flora for Everyone to Discover

    Monday 8th July, 2013

    A trailblazing new publication shows that Birmingham and the Black Country has an incredible diversity of plant life, with the number of species found representing nearly half of the flora found in the UK.

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