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  • New fencing at Twywell

    Friday 25th November, 2016

    Following a stakeholder meeting about the fencing at Whitestones, Twywell we have updated our statement and Q & A

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  • Heart of the Fen Wetland

    Monday 21st November, 2016

    Lapwing WTBCN

    An area of the Great Fen is set to benefit from a generous £50,000 grant from Viridor Credits and the Landfill Communities Fund

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  • Gourmet grub for giraffes

    Wednesday 16th November, 2016

    Giraffe: ZSL Whipsnade

    Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo are benefitting from tree maintenance at the Galsey Wood County Wildlife Site in Bedfordshire

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  • What's going on with ladybirds?

    Tuesday 1st November, 2016

    Harlequin ladybirds by Philip Precey

    Press reports of large numbers of ladybirds coming into houses at the moment are nothing to be concerned about say the local Wildlife Trust - and not that unusual in the overall scheme of things

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  • A Tale of Trees

    Thursday 20th October, 2016

    Waresley Wood by Sarah Niemann

    Cambridgeshire's Waresley Wood is at the heart of a new book by Derek Niemann, published today, which looks at the past and future of Britain's ancient woodlands and those who have sought to champion them

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  • Wildlife Poetry Competition winners

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    Autumn leaf patterns by Caroline Fitton

    Happy National Poetry Day! Great day to announce the winners in our 2016 competition - congratulations to them and many thanks to everyone across our three counties who entered

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  • East Anglian conservation organisations call for the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Farm track by Amy Lewis

    The RSPB and local Wildlife Trusts in Eastern England express support for farm policy reform post Brexit to deliver greater benefits for the countryside

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  • Environment Secretary visits a local farm that is putting nature first

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Andrea Leadsom with local and national Wildlife Trust staff

    The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, today (Friday 30 September) visited a farm near her Northamptonshire South constituency and met local and national Wildlife Trust representatives.

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  • Memorial service for Spitfire pilot

    Thursday 22nd September, 2016

    Memorial stone by Caroline Fitton

    After a week-long excavation of a crashed Spitfire in October last year, a permanent memorial to Pilot Officer Harold Penketh, who lost his life in the crash in 1940, has been unveiled in a dedication service near to the crash site at Holme Lode

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

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire plays a crucial part in addressing stark outlook for nature in the East of England

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