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  • COLNE VALLEY NATURE RESERVES RECEIVE BOOST FROM NEW PARTNERSHIP

    Monday 26th September, 2016

    Colne Valley partnership

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) has launched a new partnership project with Affinity Water aimed at improving important habitat for wildlife and increasing community engagement. The project focuses on two nature reserves - Stocker’s Lake and Hilfield Reservoir, near Rickmansworth.

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  • Satellite technology tracks bird on non-stop 900km flight to Norway

    Tuesday 20th September, 2016

    Green Sandpiper at Lemsford Springs - Photo by Luke Massey

    A cutting edge bird-tagging project using GPS tags has tracked a green sandpiper, a small wading bird, from Hertfordshire all the way to Norway and back.

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  • Creating a passageway for Hertfordshire’s slimy wrigglers

    Friday 16th September, 2016

    David Johnson, HMWT, and George Horne, EA, with eel pass.

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) together with support from Environment Agency and the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, has installed two new eel passes in the Lower River Lea to aid eel migration from the River Thames.

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  • Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust restore Bishops Stortford nature reserve to national importance

    Wednesday 31st August, 2016

    Thorley Wash - River Stort, Josh Kubale

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s Thorley Wash Nature Reserve has been designated as being in good ecological condition by Natural England, the Government’s advisers on nature conservation. The reserve is a site of special scientific interest being one of best examples of ‘wash grassland’ in the UK.

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  • Hundreds Attend Festival of Wildlife

    Monday 1st August, 2016

    Tony Juniper opens Festival of Wildlife

    An estimated 1,500 people came together over the weekend to celebrate the wildlife of Hertfordshire and Middlesex. Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, in partnership with The Hertfordshire Natural History Society, hosted the Festival of Wildlife in Tarmac’s Panshanger Park.

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  • Hertfordshire’s birds, bees and butterflies get boost from new countryside coalition

    Thursday 21st July, 2016

    Thrift Farm in Royston

    The Wildlife Trusts and LEAF create unique model for nature-friendly farming across 44,500 acres, as part of new Jordans Farm Partnership.

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  • Hertfordshire hosts visit from Lord Gardiner for Bees’ Needs Week

    Friday 15th July, 2016

    Lord Gardiner of Kimble visits HMWT Balls Wood Nature Reserve

    Hertfordshire’s Local Nature Partnership played host to a visit from DEFRA’s Lords Spokesman Lord Gardiner of Kimble to celebrate Bees’ Needs Week (9 - 17 July).

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  • Sir Oliver Heald MP visits Tewinbury Nature Reserve

    Friday 10th June, 2016

    An ongoing supporter of the area, Sir Oliver, MP for North East Hertfordshire, has previously supported a successful campaign to stop water abstraction from the Mimram River

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  • Hertford Mayor Officially Opens New Waterford Heath Walk

    Friday 3rd June, 2016

    Hertford Mayor Officially Opens New Waterford Heath Walk

    The Mayor of Hertford, Cllr Dr Linda Radford, visited Waterford Heath Nature Reserve to officially open the new circular Chalk Stream and Heath walk

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  • Hertfordshire birds given new homes

    Tuesday 24th May, 2016

    Laura Baker, Reserves Officer, putting up a bird box at Longspring Wood

    Volunteers have built 40 bird boxes for Longspring Wood in Kings Langley.

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