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  • Trust Statement on Closure of Butterfly World

    Wednesday 27th January, 2016

    Small blue butterfly

    Following the news of the closure of St Albans' Butterfly World, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust have released the following statement:

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  • The Forest School gets new-look minibus

    Wednesday 20th January, 2016

    Panshanger Park Forest School minibus

    Students visiting the Forest School at Panshanger Park will now have a new look minibus to make the journey.

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  • BBC Countryfile features Trust's Living Landscape work

    Sunday 10th January, 2016

    L-R Tim Hill, Ellie Harrison and Jody Wilson

    In a report broadcast on January 10th, BBC Countryfile visited Mid-Herts Golf Club to learn how the club is working closely with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust to help restore heathland and improve the biodiversity of their course.

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  • Tony Juniper becomes President of The Wildlife Trusts

    Wednesday 23rd December, 2015

    Tony Juniper photo by Eleanor Church

    Tony Juniper - campaigner, writer and well-known environmentalist – has been appointed President of The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Trust welcomes new Commons and Greens Officer

    Monday 21st December, 2015

    New Commons and Greens Officer Heidi Mansell

    Heidi Mansell has joined the Trust as Commons and Greens Officer working in partnership with Harpenden Town Council.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts urge Government to drop the cull and focus on vaccination and securing badger BCG supplies

    Friday 18th December, 2015

    Badger Vaccination (C) Tom Marshall

    The Government today announced that it is suspending the sourcing of BCG vaccine for English badger vaccination schemes, that the 2015 badger culls were ‘successful in meeting their targets’ and confirmed it wants to see ‘badger control over a wider number of areas next year’, issuing new guidance to Natural England that significantly relaxes the current badger culling licence criteria

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  • Looking after wildlife this winter

    Friday 20th November, 2015

    Looking after wildlife this winter

    Winter is here, but don’t put away the gardening gloves just yet. There are plenty of ways to keep your fingers green and your garden wildlife-friendly as the weather gets colder. So bundle up warm and get outside, there is work to be done!

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  • Mild autumn weather keeps crickets flying

    Tuesday 17th November, 2015

    Oak bush cricket

    The warm autumn weather has resulted in the Oak bush-cricket being recorded later in the year than ever before in Hertfordshire.

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  • Every Child Wild!

    Thursday 5th November, 2015

    Wildlife Trusts launch new campaign to make every child wild as poll reveals parents' concerns over their children's lack of contact with nature.

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  • Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s projects recognised at the Rural Living Awards

    Friday 23rd October, 2015

    Jenny Sherwen, Darren Bast and Cllr. Frances Button

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust have won an award from the Hertfordshire Branch of CPRE for their work monitoring and protecting Hertfordshire’s rivers. The Trust also received a judges’ commendation for their work on reedbeds at Amwell Nature Reserve.

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