• State investment in forests vital for wellbeing

    Thursday 15th December, 2011

    As the Forestry Panel launches its interim report, The Wildlife Trusts look to the Panel to explain to the Government the true value of our woodlands and to ‘bust the myth’ that the Public Forest Estate is a burden on the state.

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  • Nature Organisations Response to Osborne's Budget

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Just to keep you up to date with our response to the Osborne announcement this week about gold plated habitat regulations. The CEO of a number of the major environment NGO’s including ourselves have signed up to a letter which is being sent to the Observer today.

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  • Cull decision is shot in the dark

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Badger - credit Andrew Mason

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment and regret in advance of the Government’s expected decision to press ahead with a cull of badgers in pilot areas in England.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts lose patience over new attack on nature

    Wednesday 30th November, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts today voice exasperation at George Osborne's Autumn budget statement which includes plans to review the rules which protect some of the most important wildlife sites in England.

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  • A step closer to saving our seas?

    Monday 28th November, 2011

    New conservation areas announced

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  • Green groups challenge UK to stand firm on greener farming in Europe

    Wednesday 9th November, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    CAP reforms risk being little more then an exercise in ‘green-washing’ unless UK takes a strong position with EU partners

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  • Marine Conservation Zones at risk

    Wednesday 9th November, 2011

    Seal

    Big Society has spoken up for our seas - but will Government listen?

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  • Exciting new apprenticeship opportunities for conservation enthusiasts

    Wednesday 2nd November, 2011

    Willow weaving

    The Sheffield City Council 100 Apprenticeship Scheme is investing in apprenticeship places for 11 lucky young people in Sheffield who have a passion for the environment and conservation.

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  • Pushing for greater ambition from Government

    Wednesday 2nd November, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    Nature Improvement Areas should be included in the new planning system and identified all over England, not just in 12 places, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Inspirational farmer wins second Silver Lapwing Award

    Wednesday 2nd November, 2011

    Vine House Farm

    Nicholas Watts MBE has won the top prize in the ‘Oscars’ of conservation awards for the second time, a first in the Silver Lapwing Awards 34-year history.

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