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  • Rory Stewart MP visits Thorley Wash Nature Reserve

    Tuesday 13th October, 2015

    Rory Stewart, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, visited our reserve at Thorley Wash to see Ecology Dogs in action helping us to monitor signs of water voles.

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  • Thanks A Million Vine House Farm!

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    Birds on the farm - Vine House Farm

    One man’s passion for the natural world has led to his family supporting UK wildlife conservation to the tune of £1,000,000, through feeding birds on a spectacular scale.

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  • Crickets and grasshoppers

    Monday 10th August, 2015

    Crickets and grasshoppers

    The warm summer weather has brought the crickets and grasshoppers to our meadows. Alice Hunter explores the world of these fascinating insects.

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  • Ecology Dogs lend a helping nose to look for water voles!

    Monday 3rd August, 2015

    Stig at work in Thorley Wash

    A sniffer dog has been helping the Trust to monitor water vole activity in Thorley Wash Nature Reserve.

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  • Festival of Wildlife 2015 launched at photography exhibition

    Friday 24th July, 2015

    Paul Thrush with Cllr and Mrs Gaygusuz, Mayor and Mayoress of St Albans

    The second annual Festival of Wildlife was launched with a VIP photo exhibition event at Verulamium Museum in St Albans

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  • Have your say on EU protection for wildlife

    Tuesday 21st July, 2015

    Doormouse - Bev Lewis

    EU legislation protecting important wildlife species and habitats in the UK and Europe is under threat.

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  • Trust responds to Airports Commission report

    Monday 6th July, 2015

    Heathrow Airport

    Heathrow Airport expansion plans fail to show that they will protect and enhance wildlife

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  • Otters filmed in Stort Valley

    Monday 29th June, 2015

    Otter in Stort Valley

    In May and June our trail cam captured otter activity in the Stort Valley. You can watch the footage below.

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  • Water voles reintroduced at Thorley Wash

    Thursday 11th June, 2015

    Water Vole - Paul Thrush

    Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s nature reserve at Thorley Wash is now home to over 160 endangered water voles as part of an ambitious project to reintroduce water voles into the river Stort.

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  • Chalk Grassland Butterflies

    Wednesday 10th June, 2015

    Marbled White - Alice Hunter photography

    Among the 59 species of butterfly recognised as native to Britain, a number are particularly specialised to the habitat in which they live.

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