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  • My Wild Winter: Making wild memories to last a lifetime

    Friday 19th December, 2014

    Child in the snow © Sadie Mcglone

    Despite being the coldest and darkest time of the year, there’s a wonderland of wildlife experiences waiting to be had during the winter months - so come on everybody, wrap up warm and prepare yourself for your wildest winter yet!

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  • Remember, remember wildlife this December!

    Thursday 11th December, 2014

    Mistletoe, holly, robin and deer are all associated with the forthcoming festive season, and all are reminders that the season’s magic is tied in to the wonder of wintery wildlife, so, show your appreciation for wildlife this winter by following these simple suggestions from Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

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  • Replace road expansion with a greener future

    Tuesday 2nd December, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has expressed disappointment at the Government’s plans for new roads and large-scale expansion.

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  • Reds are rockin' thanks to charity lottery players

    Monday 1st December, 2014

    Christmas has come early for the red squirrels on a Northumberland nature reserve, thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Bakethin volunteers pitch in

    Tuesday 25th November, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Kielder volunteers have been working hard on damming ditches in a small peat bog by Bakethin Reservoir.

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  • Get polecat spotting

    Tuesday 25th November, 2014

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    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to help another wildlife organisation in its search for polecats and polecat ferrets.

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  • Striped rarity touches down in grassland

    Monday 24th November, 2014

    Whilst undertaking an invertebrate survey with Northumberland Wildlife Trust, Andy Jukes, Director of Conops Entomology Ltd, spotted a four-banded digger wasp along the South Tyne River.

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  • Adopt an animal in time for Christmas

    Thursday 20th November, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has launched its new Adopt an Animal campaign in time for Christmas, and is already overwhelmed by people’s enthusiasm to support the Region’s wildlife.

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  • Be dog aware on reserves

    Thursday 20th November, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust continues to urge visitors to its reserves to keep their dogs under control whilst walking around them. For, last week, a sheep from the Trust’s Flexigraze flock was injured by a dog on the wildlife charity’s Holywell Pond reserve and the fence was cut by vandals, possibly dog walkers.

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  • “Don’t forget us on #Giving Tuesday” says wildlife charity

    Thursday 20th November, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to support #GivingTuesday, a global campaign that encourages people to give their time, money and voice to charity on one day, when it comes to the UK for the first time on 2 December 2014.

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