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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.

  • Badger culling can’t be justified on any grounds

    Wednesday 13th September, 2017

    Call for cattle vaccine to be top priority to tackle Bovine Tuberculosis, not badger culling

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  • Greetings pop pickers!

    Friday 8th September, 2017

    It’s the 2017 Remember A Charity in your Will Week from Monday (11 September) and Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to spare a thought for the wildlife in their area.

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  • Charity lottery players supporting wildlife event of the summer

    Tuesday 5th September, 2017

    Players of People’s Postcode Lottery will be helping members of the public to have a wild time this September.

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  • Drop-in to learn more about Coast Care

    Friday 25th August, 2017

    Volunteers surveying birds at Bamburgh

    Coast Care, the new initiative to support volunteers to help look after the beautiful Northumberland coastline is holding a couple of drop-in sessions for anyone who is interested in learning more about the scheme.

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  • Life’s a beach … let’s clean it!

    Monday 21st August, 2017

    The weekend of Friday 15 September - Sunday 17 September is the National Marine Conservation Society’s Annual British Beach Clean and, always ones for getting involved, Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be hosting a litter pick on a 100 metre stretch of Cresswell Beach on Friday 15 September between 2.30pm - 4.30pm.

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  • Another rare species visits ‘The Lady’

    Monday 21st August, 2017

    Northumberlandia, aka The Lady of the North is proving to be quite a draw for species on The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.

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  • The voles are back in town!

    Tuesday 15th August, 2017

    Second release of water voles is underway in the region

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  • And they liked it!

    Tuesday 15th August, 2017

    The HandleBards (the Peddling Shakespeare: Cycling Theatre Company) went down a storm at Northumberlandia recently with their outdoor performance of As You Like It.

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  • Wildlife partnership flying high

    Friday 11th August, 2017

    Vine House Farm in Lincolnshire, the home of pioneering wildlife-friendly farmer Nicholas Watts and his family, grow 400 acres of bird seed, including 100 acres of sunflowers, and is a haven for a host of wildlife.

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  • 50th Kielder osprey chick fledges

    Thursday 3rd August, 2017

    Archer, the 50th chick to fledge at Kielder on Nest 3 (centre)

    The Kielder ospreys have now fledged 50 chicks since they began nesting at Kielder Water & Forest Park in 2009.

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