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  • 2014 Volunteer Awards - open for nominations

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    A volunteer helping with apple picking at Tewin Orchard

    Tell us who you think has made an impact this year

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  • Creatures of the night

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    Pipistrelle bat

    The warm evenings of late summer are a great time to discover bats and moths, writes Wildlife Trust volunteer Alice Hunter. Make your own moth trap and see what comes to light!

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  • Festival a wild success

    Wednesday 27th August, 2014

    Festival of Wildlife

    The Trust celebrated 50 years during the Festival of Wildlife this August

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  • Water voles return to Amwell after 10 year absence

    Wednesday 30th July, 2014

    Water voles, the UK’s fastest-declining wild mammals, are back at Amwell Nature Reserve near Ware, years after being wiped out as a result of predation by the American mink.

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  • Want to learn more about local wildlife?

    Thursday 24th July, 2014

    Festival of Wildlife

    Herts Natural History Society are running a series of fascinating talks as part of the Festival of Wildlife this August

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  • Wildlife gardening in small spaces

    Tuesday 1st July, 2014

    A moth on the garden wall credit Tom Marshall

    With a bit of thought small spaces can work wonders for wildlife!

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  • The amazing leaf rolling weevil!

    Monday 30th June, 2014

    Poplar leaf-rolling weevil, Bysticus populi.

    Meet the Poplar leaf-rolling weevil, Byctiscus populi.

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  • Barn owls breeding at Thorley Wash

    Friday 27th June, 2014

    Barn owls at Thorley Wash

    Barn owl box success and an internet sensation

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  • Peregrine Watch is a winner

    Monday 23rd June, 2014

    Peregrine Watch in Welwyn

    Wildlife Trust works with Tesco to secure views of Welwyn's new residents

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  • Making space for nature - M&S awarded biodiversity benchmark

    Wednesday 18th June, 2014

    Brown hawker at M&S Cheshire Oaks (c) Tom Marshall

    Marks & Spencer is the first retailer in the UK to be awarded The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark following the creation of a wildlife haven at M&S’ eco store at Cheshire Oaks, near Ellesmere Port.

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