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  • Water voles in national decline

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    Water vole by Katy Cook

    New data analysis of water voles by The Wildlife Trusts reveals that the species is still in national decline - however, the Fens remain a stronghold for this lovable riverbank animal

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  • £1.66 million for Bedfordshire's Greensand Country

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    We have partnered with other local organisations to create Bedfordshire's Greensand Country Partnership, which has received £1.66m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to reconnect people with this wonderful landscape

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  • Local Plan changes

    Monday 12th February, 2018

    Dogsthorpe Star Pit by Tim Burke

    Effective changes to the Peterborough Local Plan have been secured by suggestions from the Wildlife Trust on the draft plan

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  • Sustainability awards

    Thursday 25th January, 2018

    House of Fraser Eden bar by Caroline Fitton

    The Trust celebrates a corporate partnership with the House of Fraser - their flagship Rushden Lakes store is a finalist in national sustainability awards

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  • A Biosphere for the future?

    Wednesday 24th January, 2018

    Great Fen aerial view Caroline Fitton

    The Cambridgeshire Fens has the potential to become a UNESCO recognised Biosphere Reserve

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  • Homes for people and wildlife

    Thursday 11th January, 2018

    Cambourne by Caroline Fitton

    The Wildlife Trust's newly launched guidelines for housing provides a vision for future development - and includes Cambourne as a shining example of wildlife-friendly development

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  • Thanks a Lotto

    Tuesday 19th December, 2017

    Ladybirds Andrew Dent

    Many thanks to all who are playing our Wildlife Lottery - keep going! Buying a ticket means supporting local wildlife and the chance to win £25,000

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  • Giving a whole Lotto thanks

    Monday 4th December, 2017

    Proceeds from the National Lottery help fund some of our vital projects via the Heritage Lottery fund - so we're saying a Big Thank You to players of the Lottery

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  • For the love of orchards

    Wednesday 22nd November, 2017

    Apple orchard by Steve Byrne

    This month Orchards East launched in Bedfordshire - the core aim is to preserve ancient fruit trees

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  • A new Nenescape

    Thursday 16th November, 2017

    A new Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund will celebrate, protect and conserve the River Nene from Northampton to Peterborough

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