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  • Greener Birmingham Day Out

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    With 571 parks, 6 million trees and more canals than Venice (35 miles compared to 26) Birmingham is a green city. A recent study ranked Birmingham 4th in the UK for green space with a quarter of land designated for nature and space for the public. This green space is not equal across the city though and a group of Birmingham organisations is seeking to highlight the need for equal access to green space for everyone living and working here.

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  • Changing the Face of Urban Conservation thanks to National Lottery players

    Thursday 31st May, 2018

    Natural Prospects - a new paid traineeship programme – is challenging barriers to working within the conservation sector.

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  • Save Our Local Wildlife Sites!

    Friday 4th May, 2018

    Birmingham and Black Country's 586 Local Wildlife Sites covering 4778ha are at risk of future development. #ActSwiftly to save our local wildlife.

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  • SpawnWatch 2018 – Record the Spawn!

    Tuesday 27th February, 2018

    Be part of the biggest EVER frog and toad spawn survey across Birmingham and the Black Country!

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  • Could you spotter lotter otter?

    Monday 27th November, 2017

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is looking for volunteer otter spotters to help survey the River Stour.

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  • A GREAT Bog Adventure...

    Friday 15th September, 2017

    If you go down to Moseley Bog today you’re sure of a big surprise… Moseley Bog is infamous for inspiring Tolkien’s adventures in Middle Earth – Now The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country together with the Friends of Moseley Bog have created a Sculpture Trail around the nature reserve to inspire everyone to have a Great Bog Adventure.

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  • 4 Ways to a Greener Birmingham

    Wednesday 16th August, 2017

    As part of Birmingham Heritage Week the Greener Birmingham Coalition, more than 30 organisations and individuals working together to protect and enhance the city’s green spaces, are asking people to celebrate our natural heritage by joining a walk or bike ride to City Centre Gardens for a community picnic on Sunday 10th September.

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  • Road to Wellbeing is a Wild Life in Birmingham

    Wednesday 9th August, 2017

    The statistics around health are stark. Physical inactivity causes 18 million sick days every year. One in four adults will suffer from a mental health issue every year. Poor mental health costs British businesses £1,000 per employee per year

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  • Restoring the Centre of the Earth

    Wednesday 9th August, 2017

    Centre of the Earth

    Help us restore the Centre of the Earth to be a leading environmental education centre for Birmingham and the Black Country.

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  • the A41 is the best BEE road in the Black Country

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    If you drive down the A41 near West Bromwich you may have noticed the wonderful display of wild flowers over the last few weeks. But unless you were looking hard you probably didn’t notice the 100s of rare bee-orchids that have spontaneously sprung up on the verges.

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