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  • Sandwell’s urban nature lovers can enjoy more magical meadows

    Monday 4th August, 2014

    Wildflower Meadow photo by Su James

    Five sites in Sandwell are set to be transformed into idyllic wildflower meadows, rich with orchids and other rare species this week.

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  • Moseley Bog’s beautiful wildlife comes top in list of 50 hidden gems

    Wednesday 30th July, 2014

    A tour round Moseley Bog

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are delighted that their Moseley Bog & Joy’s Wood Nature Reserve has been voted first in a list of 50 hidden gems.

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  • Beacon of hope for a wildlife-rich future

    Monday 14th July, 2014

    Ground being prepared for creating a meadow

    Towering over the Black Country, Sedgley Beacon has long been a landmark site, but now a new partnership project will enhance its wildlife and historical value for generations to come.

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  • The taste of summer is doubly satisfying for nature lovers

    Monday 14th July, 2014

    Celebrating the launch of our beer

    Coming to a pub near you is a new ale called Yellow Rattle that will not only quench your thirst, but make you feel good about helping local wildlife at the same time.

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  • More magical meadows will bring joy to urban nature lovers

    Thursday 3rd July, 2014

    Moving hay to create meadows

    This summer, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will create a whole host of new idyllic wildflower meadows, rich with orchids and other rare species, across the conurbation.

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  • Disappointment at lack of ambition

    Wednesday 18th June, 2014

    Lost opportunity for rail plan to bolster nature’s recovery.

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  • Magical meadows are this summer’s 'must-see'

    Wednesday 4th June, 2014

    Kitchen Lane orchids, Ian Trueman

    97% of our wildflower meadows may have been lost, but these magnificent places are still present, even in urban areas, so The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is encouraging people to get out and see them in June when they’re at their best.

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  • Sharing nature’s greatest concert

    Wednesday 30th April, 2014

    Blackbird

    The sound that epitomises spring across much of the globe is the dawn chorus and this year’s global celebration is highlighting sharing our experiences as part of International Dawn Chorus Day.

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  • Badger culling to continue

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    Badger cub photo by Elliot Neep, ElliottNeep.com

    The Wildlife Trusts express disappointment and frustration that badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will resume this year.

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  • New evidence of vanishing grasslands

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    Burnet Moth at Eades Meadow by Su James

    The Wildlife Trusts call on the Government to save remaining wildlife-rich grasslands and help farmers halt ‘catastrophic’ decline.

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