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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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  • Orchid-rich Meadows Return to 15 Sites in Birmingham and the Black Country

    Friday 5th July, 2013

    This July an ambitious project is bringing idyllic countryside wildflower meadows back to 15 sites in Birmingham and the Black Country.

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  • Wildlife Trust Supports Call for Ban on Chinese Lanterns

    Monday 1st July, 2013

    In the wake of the serious fire in Smethwick today, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country supports the calls for a ban on the use of Chinese Lanterns.

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  • Restoring Native Species Woodland with Carillion

    Monday 24th June, 2013

    Carillion staff have been involved in the practical implementation of a Restoration Plan for Langley Hill Wood - an individual woodland within the Wildlife Trust’s Park Hall Nature Reserve.

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  • Our Position on Genetically Modified Crops

    Thursday 20th June, 2013

    Owen Paterson has this morning been promoting the use of Genetically Modified crops in the UK and claiming "The farmer benefits. The consumer benefits. The environment benefits." The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country would like to clarify their position on the issue.

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