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  • Volunteer Week Makes a Big Impression

    Thursday 8th November, 2012

    Volunteers having a talk about tools at Eco Park

    This week three sites in Birmingham and the Black Country have been transformed through the efforts of volunteers from Mace Group helping to prepare them for winter and improve habitats for increased biodiversity.

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  • Mace’s green pledge launches with 50 Birmingham employees out for Wildlife

    Friday 2nd November, 2012

    The Redeveloped New Street Station

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country this week welcomes 50 Mace employees to sites across the area to help clean up and improve natural habitats.

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  • Action for Ash

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    Ancient Ash at Park Hall

    A local and national look at the situation regarding Ash dieback disease and what we are doing about it.

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  • Government Must Listen to MPs and Abandon Badger Cull

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    photo of a badger by Neil Aldridge

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country urges the Government to listen to Parliament after MPs backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon its planned badger cull.

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  • Reaction to the Delay of the Badger Cull

    Tuesday 23rd October, 2012

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country welcomes the extra time to implement a lasting solution to the issue of Bovine Tuberculosis (BTb) due to the postponement of the cull.

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  • Our Response to Birmingham's Plans for Building New Homes

    Monday 22nd October, 2012

    Grassland habitat

    Recent report suggest that plans are being made for large-scale building of new homes in the green belt. The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country responds.

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  • Important Wetland Works Completed

    Monday 22nd October, 2012

    The new reed bed

    Work on wetland in a treasured green space that will bring great benefit to the local community in Kings Norton has been completed this week as part of the Birmingham & Black Country Nature Improvement Area.

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  • Access to Supporting Nature Change and Impact

    Friday 19th October, 2012

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are pleased to announce that funding has been secured for work to ensure that the legacy of the Black Country Living Landscapes project will live on.

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  • Letter to the Prime Minister

    Thursday 18th October, 2012

    badger

    The following letter was sent by Simon King, President of The Wildlife Trusts, to David Cameron MP.

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  • Wildlife Trust Opposes English Badger Cull and Supports Petition

    Thursday 20th September, 2012

    The Wildlife Trust wrote to Members of Parliament asking them to oppose a licensed badger cull in England last year. For over 15 years the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country has been raising concerns about badger culling, and urging proper investment in alternatives such as vaccination, better biosecurity and accurate testing procedures. These are the most effective means to tackle bovine TB and the best options for badgers and for UK farmers.

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