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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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  • What will staying in or leaving the EU mean for wildlife?

    Wednesday 15th June, 2016

    Ron Turner

    With the EU Referendum just a week away most of the arguments have been focused on issues like trade, business or immigration but Derbyshire Wildlife Trust asks what levels of protection will be afforded for wildlife if we choose to stay or leave?

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  • National Trust pulls grouse shooting lease in Derbyshire

    Monday 13th June, 2016

    Red grouse, Richard Bowler

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust hails the National Trust terminating a grouse shooting lease in the Peak District National Park as a significant step in the protection of hen harriers.

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  • Bee Summit agenda announced

    Friday 3rd June, 2016

    Buff tailed bumblebee, Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills photography

    Derbyshire's Bee Summit agenda has been announced - Join us and learn how you can help

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  • New Forest School launched in an unusual location

    Thursday 26th May, 2016

    Hope Forest School launch, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    A new Forest School has opened this Monday on the site of Hope Construction Materials’ cement works in Hope, a location most people may be surprised by.

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  • Wild flower walk and BBQ

    Tuesday 24th May, 2016

    Milkwort at Gang Mine, Kieron Huston

    Come and explore the beautiful Gang Mine Nature Reserve where wild flowers and glow worms thrive and learn how wild flowers are connected to burgers, then taste a Wildlife Trust burger for yourself!

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  • It's competition time!

    Thursday 19th May, 2016

    Photo: Robin Shina

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  • Tales from concrete jungles

    Thursday 5th May, 2016

    David Lindo copyright Robin Sinha

    Join the Urban Birder and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust for a talk and special peregrine watch point on 8th June.

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