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  • Help our hedgehogs! Celebrities urge gardeners to save the nation’s hedgehogs

    Wednesday 14th October, 2015

    Wild about gardens week

    Twiggy, Ben Fogle, Bill Oddie and Chris Beardshaw are backing Wild About Gardens Week this autumn and urging gardeners to save hedgehogs. The annual celebration of garden wildlife hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts has joined forces with Hedgehog Street this year to highlight what gardeners can do to help this much-loved yet fast-declining species.

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  • Deadline approaches for primary schools to win a wild makeover!

    Monday 14th September, 2015

    wild fun

    Primary schools across Birmingham and the Black Country have just two weeks left to win fantastic prizes that will make their children wild with excitement in The Wildlife Trust’s competition.

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  • Boxing clever for wildlife at Barr Beacon

    Wednesday 9th September, 2015

    Bird box making

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is putting on a free day of bird box making at Barr Beacon this Saturday to teach new skills and ensure more feathered friends are cared for in Walsall.

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  • Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    Nicholas Watts with Paul Wilkinson

    Vine House Farm birdfood delivers £1m royalties for The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • The power of nature fuels young minds

    Thursday 30th July, 2015

    children learning about nature at EcoPark

    Nearly 200 pupils from five schools have been inspired by outdoor education sessions at The Wildlife Trust’s EcoPark thanks to funding from Western Power Distribution.

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  • Butterfly bonus in Birmingham and Black Country Nature Improvement Area

    Wednesday 29th July, 2015

    common blue butterflies

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s nature improvement work across the conurbation has given a boost to butterflies which are fast disappearing in other areas.

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  • Environmental groups call on PM's intervention as 10 green policies scrapped

    Wednesday 29th July, 2015

    southern marsh orchid

    Within the first three months of the new government ten different environmental policies have been watered down or scrapped, according to analysis by a group of leading UK environment organisations.

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  • Hunting high and low at Barr Beacon

    Wednesday 29th July, 2015

    Minibeast safari

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is putting on a free day of minibeast hunting at Barr Beacon this Friday and also encouraging people to download a new app to explore the site.

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  • Trust’s new guide promises families a Wild Summer

    Friday 17th July, 2015

    For anyone looking for great ideas for a wild summer, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country has published the perfect guide.

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  • Go Wild in the Woods this summer

    Friday 17th July, 2015

    a den in Peascroft Wood

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are inviting families to go Wild in the Woods every Wednesday in Peascroft Wood during the summer holidays.

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