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  • You’d be bats not to try it!

    Friday 15th July, 2016

    Bat, Robert Booth

    Members of the public are being invited to join a workshop to learn how to identify four of the bat species found in Derbyshire.

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  • plant more flowers, cut grass less and build a bee hotel: the simple things you can do to help our bees

    Tuesday 12th July, 2016

    Bees Needs logo

    Planting bee-friendly flowers and cutting grass less often are among five simple steps the British public are being urged to take to help our precious pollinators thrive—as, despite public concern about bee populations, more than half of those asked say they have not taken any pollinator-friendly actions in the last year.

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  • Birds, bees and butterflies get boost from new countryside coalition

    Monday 11th July, 2016

    Orchid discovered on Derbyshire farm whilst surveying, Oli Foulds

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust are working alongside other Wildlife Trusts and LEAF to create unique model for nature-friendly farming across 44,500 acres nationally, as part of new Jordans Farm Partnership.

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  • Derbyshire’s gone Wild!

    Thursday 7th July, 2016

    Stay wild with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    600 Derbyshire folk have taken part in a national campaign to get us all a little bit closer to nature.

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  • A rare opportunity

    Wednesday 29th June, 2016

    Tending to marigolds at Weleda, copyright Weleda

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s corporate supporter Weleda are holding an open day and all proceeds will be donated to the Trust’s Bee Appeal to help Derbyshire’s bees.

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  • Funding boost for Ecclesbourne Valley

    Tuesday 28th June, 2016

    River Ecclesbourne in summer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce a new £26,684.68 project bringing together eight partners which will start this July within the Ecclesbourne Valley.

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  • Experts gather at bee summit to address decline in species

    Tuesday 28th June, 2016

    Buff tailed bumblebee, Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills photography

    Bumblebee experts from across the country gathered at a Bee Summit to address the decline in species hosted by the University of Derby on June 24, 2016.

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  • 30 Days Wild nature challenge inspires 1,000,000 acts of wildness in just 20 days!

    Monday 27th June, 2016

    1 million random acts of wildness

    The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild challenge has inspired people up and down the country to take an estimated one million acts for nature so far this June.

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  • EU Referendum - looking forward

    Friday 24th June, 2016

    Parkhouse Hill from Chrome Hill, Stephen Connolly

    Now more than ever, we must continue to defend and protect wildlife.

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  • On the front line

    Tuesday 21st June, 2016

    Badger, Elliot Neep

    Back in December 2015 the Government announced a global shortage of the bovine TB vaccine – a vaccination that is used for humans but also badgers as part of nationwide badger vaccination programmes.

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