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  • Tree day gives Bilstonians the opportunity to plant for the future

    Friday 13th March, 2015

    Volunteer tree planting

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are inviting people along to a special tree planting event in Peascroft Wood on Sunday 22nd March.

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  • What is our natural landscape worth to us?

    Tuesday 10th March, 2015

    The Common poster

    Five conversations - one play – The Common comes to Kings Heath, 17th March.

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  • A Wild Life is a Better Life – all the evidence is there

    Monday 2nd March, 2015

    Anne Brookes, my sanctuary

    Sir David Attenborough highlights why the natural world is so important to us all.

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  • Winter work paying off at Peascroft Wood

    Monday 16th February, 2015

    Peascroft Wood - photo by Alison Wilkes

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s staff and volunteers have been hard at work transforming Peascroft Wood in Bilston and are inviting locals to see the results this month.

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  • Beacon buzzing with activity

    Friday 13th February, 2015

    Sedgley Beacon

    Sedgley Beacon will be springing to life this year thanks to local volunteers working with The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country.

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  • Wild half-term fun in Smestow Valley

    Friday 13th February, 2015

    Family Fun Day - photo by Su James

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are inviting families in Wolverhampton to go wild at a family fun day in Smestow Valley on Tuesday.

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  • Seeds of imagination planted with Forest Schools funding

    Monday 2nd February, 2015


    Children’s lives in Small Heath are set to be transformed as a project which offers regular access to nature is given the go-ahead - thanks to a funding boost from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Dear Santa … all we want for Christmas is a big boost for wildlife

    Tuesday 9th December, 2014

    Santa receives a letter

    Local people today made a plea to a special festive guest asking everyone to boost wildlife this Christmas.

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  • New pathway at Moseley Bog goes up in flames as vandals strike again

    Monday 24th November, 2014

    Burnt pathway at Moseley Bog

    A new pathway at Moseley Bog has been torched by vandals this weekend thwarting The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s plans to make it more accessible.

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  • First local Ash Dieback case highlights the need to be vigilant

    Thursday 20th November, 2014

    Ash tree - Philip Precey

    Reacting to the news that the first case of Chalara fraxinea (Ash Dieback) has been identified in Birmingham, the local Wildlife Trust has called for increased vigilance and care.

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