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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.

  • New year, new hobby

    Friday 30th January, 2015

    Why not learn how to make the most of that shiny new camera you got for Christmas and join our great beginners photography workshops?

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  • Exmoor ponies move onto the Carr

    Friday 30th January, 2015

    Four new Exmoor Ponies have been added to the ‘Flexigraze’ regional conservation grazing project, managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust at Prestwick Carr, taking the total number of ponies now on the site to 10.

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  • Investing in nature will reap rewards for society and economy

    Thursday 29th January, 2015

    Bellcrag Flow, Northumberland, photo Duncan Hutt

    New report calls for a 25-year investment plan for the natural environment

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  • Professor of Botany helps volunteers at NWT to grow on rare wild flowers

    Wednesday 28th January, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust volunteers, as part of the Save our Magnificent Meadows project, were treated to expert training last Wednesday.

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  • Don’t forget wildlife as you watch the forecasts

    Wednesday 28th January, 2015

    The very cold weather and flurries of snow may have been causing headaches for everybody this January - and it's not over yet!

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  • Parsons Brinckerhoff staff support wildlife

    Tuesday 27th January, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received £125 from staff at Newcastle-based Parsons Brinckerhoff, who, since 2011, have been involved in ‘Zero Harm’, a safety, health and environmental initiative scheme (SHE). Proactive reporting of SHE activities has resulted in one of the winning teams donating its prize money to the Trust.

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  • Wildlife Watch Half Term Events

    Monday 26th January, 2015

    Robin © Wildlife Watch

    Have a wild time this February half term with Northumberland Wildlife Trust Watch

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  • Uniting to help young people

    Monday 26th January, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust recently joined forces with Children North East to give a group of 8 young people a great day out, all courtesy of players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Love your Burn

    Thursday 22nd January, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trusts’ Living Waterways Project is calling on residents along the Seaton Burn in Annitsford, Dudley and Seghill to help Project Officer Sarah Marley to look after the wonderful river by joining a new community group to be known as the Friends of the Seaton Burn.

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  • Humshaugh Quarry supports grassland work

    Wednesday 21st January, 2015

    Volunteers from Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Save Our Magnificent Meadows (SOMM) Project, (funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and led by Plantlife) braved the snow this week and traveled from the Trust’s headquarters in Newcastle to Hanson Aggregates Keepershield Quarry in Humshaugh to collect whinstone chippings and dust which have been very kindly donated by the quarry.

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