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  • Fly-tipping results in closure of nature reserve car park

    Tuesday 25th October, 2016

    Fly-tipping at Broad Colney Lakes

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust has been forced to close the car park of its Broad Colney Lakes Nature Reserve due to repeated fly-tipping.

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  • River Lea Catchment Conference 2016

    Thursday 20th October, 2016

    Simon Stebbings, Bob Thornton, David Johnson, Tim Hill, John Thurlow & Rob Rees.

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust hosted the first ever River Lea Catchment Conference on the evening of 19th October.

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  • Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust invites community to taste the fruits of its labour

    Monday 10th October, 2016

    Tewin Orchard Apple Day 2016

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust held its annual Apple Day at Tewin Orchard in Welwyn Garden City to celebrate all things apple!

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Thrift Farm in Royston

    The Wildlife Trusts, WWF-UK, National Trust and the RSPB today make the case for fundamental reform of farm policy in the UK so that it works better for nature, farming and rural communities.

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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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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.

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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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