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  • New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Seahorse_Studland_Andrew Pearson

    Call to secure missing gaps in Marine Conservation Zones network

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  • Derbyshire Wildlife Trust condemns the killing of a peregrine falcon in Goyt Valley

    Monday 19th September, 2016

    Peregrine falcon, Robert Booth

    A peregrine falcon was found with serious injuries the week before last in the Goyt Valley near Buxton, Derbyshire.

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  • Learn all about rewilding at Wildlife Trust AGM

    Friday 16th September, 2016

    Learn all about rewilding at Wildlife Trust AGM. All welcome (members and non-members) Free entry (no booking required)

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Comma, Paul Shaw

    A new study from the State of Nature report, made up of a coalition of over 50 wildlife organisations, highlights serious concerns over wildlife.

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  • New badger cull petition launched on government website

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    Badger cull announcement - Elliot Neep

    The Wildlife Trusts’ supporters voice opposition to cull

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  • Eradication of badgers is not the answer

    Tuesday 23rd August, 2016

    Badger cull announcement, Elliott Neep

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust understands that the Government is set to announce an extension to the badger cull, as reported by the BBC earlier today – a decision the charity strongly condemns.

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  • Hen Harrier Day Speech, by Tim Birch

    Sunday 7th August, 2016

    Photo of a Hen Harrier by Tim Birch

    I want to warmly welcome you all to the third hen harrier rally in the Peak District.

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  • The (Lesser) Emperor Comes to Town

    Thursday 4th August, 2016

    lesser emperor dragonfly, by Jean McMahon

    A rare dragonfly has been caught on camera at Drakelow Nature Reserve in Derbyshire.

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  • Save our seeds

    Thursday 28th July, 2016

    Yew tree seed collection at Chatsworth

    We are holding two tree seed collection workshops this August.

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  • Going natural does it for Derbyshire’s bees

    Friday 22nd July, 2016

    Weleda donating £1300 to Derbyshire's Bee Appeal

    This week international holistic and natural cosmetic company Weleda kicked off Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s bee appeal with a cheque for £1,300.

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