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Find out about what’s happening with the Trust by reading our latest stories below.  If you want to find out more or think you have a story, please contact our press office. Don’t forget to share comments, stories, photos and videos on our Facebook page, TwitterYoutube and Flickr.

  • 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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  • Learn more about the secrets of the sand

    Thursday 20th November, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is inviting members of the public to join in a very special public lecture and book launch in The Clore Suite at the Great North Museum: Hancock on Wednesday 3 December, between 6.00pm - 8.00pm

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  • Wonderful horizons at Hauxley

    Thursday 13th November, 2014

    Following months of negotiations the Northumberland Wildlife Trust now owns the 5.26 hectares of farmland and woodland adjoining its Hauxley reserve.

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  • Sketch this!

    Thursday 13th November, 2014

    As part of its work with the Save Our Magnificent Meadows (SOMM) Project, (funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and led by Plantlife), Northumberland Wildlife Trust is searching for something rather rare. No, not a plant or flower, but an illustrator who would be willing to produce a few botanical drawings for the wildlife charity free of charge.

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  • Trust Patron slams 'I'm a Celebrity'

    Wednesday 12th November, 2014

    Chris Packham, naturalist, broadcaster and Northumberland Wildlife Trust patron has written an open letter to The Radio Times slamming ITV’s show ‘I’m a Celebrity’.

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