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  • Mike’s all at sea on Poetry Day

    Friday 23rd September, 2016

    Mike Pratt, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust will stepping out from behind his desk to take part in National Poetry Day which this year falls on Friday 7 October.

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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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  • “Don’t forget us” says wildlife charity

    Tuesday 13th September, 2016

    As it celebrates National Remember a Charity Week, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to spare a thought for wildlife.

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  • Players supported the ‘staycation’ event of the summer

    Friday 9th September, 2016

    Over the past nine years, Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received a whopping £919,940 from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Ecologists delight at Award shortlisting

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    EcoNorth Ltd and Carillion plc have been shortlisted for a national biodiversity award for their work on the Morpeth Northern Bypass - a 3.8km single carriageway with a separate 2.5m wide combined cycleway/footway, four road junctions, two bridge structures, two underpasses with mammal shelves and one mammal tunnel along the route of the bypass.

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  • Protect vanishing wildlife havens

    Monday 5th September, 2016

    Big Waters Reserve © Duncan Hutt

    New guide calls on everybody to protect wildlife.

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  • Sign badger petition, urges conservation chief

    Wednesday 31st August, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts’ President Emeritus, Simon King OBE, has launched a new e-petition on the Government website calling for an end to the badger cull and no expansion of the cull to new areas.

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  • A Green Flag, a bioblitz and an affiliation... it's all happening at Brierdene

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    The Friends of Brierdene Wildlife Site, situated on the northern edge of Whitley Bay, have joined forces with Northumberland Wildlife Trust, and are calling on members of the public to help them count everything that grows, walks, crawls, swims or flies into the Dene at a special Bioblitz on Saturday 10 September, between 10:00am to 3:00pm.

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  • “Get fruity with new interactive map” says conservation chief

    Thursday 18th August, 2016

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is endorsing national wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) latest element in its ongoing orchard conservation work: an interactive community orchard map that lists around 400 community orchard groups across the UK, which can be found at: www.ptes.org/community-orchards.

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  • Holidaymakers go wild at East Chev

    Wednesday 17th August, 2016

    Holidaymakers at Amble Links Holiday Park (part of Park Leisure) in Amble left the Park today and headed out to Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s East Chevington reserve on Druridge Bay for a wild day out with its People & Wildlife Team.

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