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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

    Shoveler

    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/Knebworthhouse.com

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

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  • Planning your pond

    Thursday 27th November, 2014

    Water lily - Alice Hunter Photography

    Ponds are one of the best ways to attract a range of wildlife to your garden. Early spring is the ideal time of year to put in a pond so now is a great time to start planning. The question is, where to begin?

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  • Rally for Nature: 9 Dec, Westminster

    Friday 21st November, 2014

    Water vole

    Will you be there to support UK wildlife?

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  • Boom! Reedbed improvements for bitterns at Amwell

    Monday 17th November, 2014

    Bittern in the reeds at Amwell

    A major habitat improvement project is underway at Amwell Nature Reserve to provide places for the rare bittern to hunt and breed.

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  • Council Leader helps give river a health check

    Wednesday 12th November, 2014

    Health check for rivers

    Tony Jackson, leader of East Herts Council, spent a morning in Watton-at-Stone helping to carry out a ‘health check’ on the River Beane and learning about Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s work to protect local rivers.

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  • Dog attacks leave sheep dead at Nature Reserve

    Thursday 6th November, 2014

    Shetland sheep flock grazing at Danemead Nature Reserve photo by Jenny Sherwen

    Sheep grazing at Danemead Nature Reserve near Broxbourne have been killed in two dog attacks within two days.

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  • Autumn in the woods

    Monday 3rd November, 2014

    Woodland fungi copyright Alice Hunter Photography

    The cooler, wetter weather and darker evenings are probably among the first things that come to mind when we think of autumn, but not everything is slowing down.

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