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  • Bashful bitterns

    Friday 23rd January, 2015

    Bittern at Amwell credit Tim Hill

    Bitterns are shy and secretive creatures with fantastic camouflage, so it’s hardly surprising that they are not easy to spot, says Alice Kendrick

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  • Richard Howitt MEP visits Amwell

    Friday 16th January, 2015

    Richard Howitt MEP visited Amwell Nature Reserve on Friday 16 January to see how European funding can help conservation efforts.

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  • Wildlife Trust launches new guide to England’s chalk rivers

    Thursday 15th January, 2015

    Guide to the Chalk Rivers of England - illustration

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust has produced a practical and informative guide to chalk rivers in collaboration with the Field Studies Council (FSC).

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  • HS2 update

    Thursday 15th January, 2015

    Meeting with Nick Hurd MP and HS2 Select Committee

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  • My Wild Winter

    Wednesday 14th January, 2015

    Credit: The Wildlife Trusts

    We’re on a mission to help keep families wild and connected with nature, whatever the weather!

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  • A festive feast for feathered friends

    Wednesday 31st December, 2014

    Blackbird credit Tim Hill

    As we enter a new year, spare a thought for the birds in your garden.

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  • Water voles on the River Gade

    Tuesday 16th December, 2014

    Water vole - credit Kenny Crooks

    Evidence of water voles, the UK’s fastest-declining wild mammal, has been spotted by a team of sharp eyed volunteer surveyors on the River Gade at Croxley Green. This is the first time that water voles have been found anywhere on the River Gade for over twenty years.

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  • Winter wildlife

    Tuesday 16th December, 2014

    Great crested grebe - Alice Hunter Photography

    On crisp, cold days when the sun is low in the sky there’s nothing better than wrapping up and venturing out into the fresh air. Don’t let a chilly breeze discourage you from discovering a new place.

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  • New wildlife trail opens at Panshanger Park

    Wednesday 10th December, 2014


    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, Lafarge Tarmac and Hertfordshire County Council are delighted to announce the opening of the new Dragonfly and Duck Trail at Panshanger Park on Saturday 13 December 2014.

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  • Tawny owl roosts in dinosaur

    Monday 1st December, 2014

    T.Rex tawny owl photo credit: Rob Ryder/

    An intrepid tawny owl has found an usual place to roost this winter - in the mouth of a terrifying dinosaur!

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