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  • Weather brings windfall for birdwatchers at Spurn

    Tuesday 1st September, 2015

    Red footed falcon (juvenile) (Credit John Wazencroft)

    The autumn migration spectacle at Spurn in East Yorkshire gets underway!

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  • Flawed badger culls to continue in Somerset and Gloucestershire, with new cull zone authorised in Dorset

    Friday 28th August, 2015


    The Wildlife Trusts today condemn the announcement by DEFRA that pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will continue, and that culling will be extended to a new area in Dorset.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts commission seabed surveys

    Monday 24th August, 2015

    Ballan wrasse (Credit Mark Thomas)

    Secrets of the seabed are being revealed as divers undertake exploratory scientific surveys in a bid to better understand the UK’s marine environment and help protect it for the future.

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  • Incredible journeys

    Thursday 20th August, 2015

    Hummingbird hawk-moth (Credit Margaret Holland)

    Migrating insects find a refuge at Spurn this summer

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  • Thanks A Million Vine House Farm

    Tuesday 18th August, 2015

    CEO Rob Stoneman says #thanksamillion to Vine House Farm and their customers

    I grew up near Vine House Farm. My home was lowland limestone country and my playground was the fields around the village.

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  • Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    Vine House Farm bird feeders

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

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  • Little tern on the road to recovery after a successful breeding season

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    Little tern with chick (Credit Margaret Holland)

    Species of European Conservation Concern enjoys another successful breeding year in East Yorkshire.

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  • Transport corridors to be improved for wildlife and performance

    Wednesday 12th August, 2015


    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is embarking on an innovative project to create wildlife-friendly areas along transport corridors in south and east Yorkshire, working with both Network Rail and Highways England.

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  • Marine wildlife focus to Spurn events this week for summer holiday programme

    Tuesday 11th August, 2015

    Mud Magic at Spurn National Nature Reserve

    With the holidays now in full swing, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has lined up a number of activities at its Spurn National Nature Reserve to help parents keep children happy during the long, warm days of summer.

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  • Hard work pays off as meadows in full bloom

    Monday 10th August, 2015

    Skipper butterfly

    Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers restore 13 sites in South Yorkshire into wildflower meadows.

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