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  • Biodiversity at Pegsdon Hills

    Tuesday 22nd May, 2018

    Pegsdon Hills by Caroline Fitton

    Marking International Day for Biological Diversity, East of England MEP Alex Mayer visits Pegsdon Hills - and urges involvement in 30 Days Wild

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  • Rare find in Northamptonshire

    Monday 14th May, 2018

    Cerastium pumilum by Tony Vials

    Last year at Nene Wetlands a dwarf mouse-ear, thought to be extinct, was discovered - but almost lost again . . .

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  • Local Wildlife Sites - help needed!

    Thursday 26th April, 2018

    Fundamentally important Local Wildlife Sites need protecting from future development - help stop government proposals to remove their protection . . . deadline 10 May

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  • A Wild Installation

    Tuesday 27th March, 2018

    DAB installation by Toby Smith

    A new installation on the outside of Cambridge’s David Attenborough Building includes three films of Wildlife Trust work, along with David Attenborough abseiling down a living wall, slow-motion jumping fleas and a fly-over of Cameroonian rainforests

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  • Floating Airbnb for birds

    Monday 26th March, 2018

    Storton's Pits raft by Ian Hilbert

    Welcome summer visitors to Northamptonshire, common terns are being offered floating havens to help them nest and breed in safety

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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, Cambridgeshire and especially the Fens, remains 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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