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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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  • Discover beautiful autumn wildlife at Peascroft Wood

    Wednesday 19th November, 2014

    Peascroft Wood - photo by Alison Wilkes

    This Sunday, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are offering people in Bilston a chance to discover autumn wildlife.

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  • Conservation efforts marked with new sign at Moseley Bog & Joy’s Wood

    Friday 14th November, 2014

    The new post: photo by Alison Wilkes

    Community groups in Moseley have come together to fund the installation of a new signpost for Moseley Bog and Joy’s Wood Nature Reserve, commemorating the vital contribution of Joy Fifer to keeping it as a natural space for all to enjoy.

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  • Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people's wellbeing

    Friday 31st October, 2014

    Rowley Hills Flowers

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are joining with other charities in challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ with laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it.

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  • Go wild at Peascroft Wood this half term

    Wednesday 29th October, 2014

    Children playing at a woodland fun day

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are inviting families in Bilston to go wild at a family fun day in Peascroft Wood on Thursday 30th October.

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  • New group starts up for South Birmingham’s nature lovers

    Tuesday 7th October, 2014

    This Friday sees the launch of a new group in South Birmingham for nature lovers to get together for talks, walks and social events.

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  • New Chief Executive takes the reins at Wildlife Trust

    Tuesday 23rd September, 2014

    New Chief Executive Georgia Stokes

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country’s new Chief Executive takes over next week and cannot wait to get started with the challenge of taking forward The Trust’s ambitious plans.

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