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  • 84 badgers vaccinated and counting!

    Friday 25th August, 2017

    Badger, Elliott Neep

    Badgers across the county continue to be vaccinated against Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) thanks to our dedicated volunteer teams.

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  • From Sao Paolo to...Dronfield!

    Friday 11th August, 2017

    Our half Brazilian, half English trainee Steph Woodhead tell us about her experiences at the Trust.

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  • Avenue Washlands Nature Reserve celebrates 10th anniversary

    Thursday 10th August, 2017

    Charles Langtree and Sam Willis, by Doug Jackson

    From ‘one of the most polluted sites in Europe’ to a wildlife haven and vital community green space.

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  • 65 badgers vaccinated this year - and counting!

    Thursday 10th August, 2017

    Badger, Andrew Mason

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust hit a milestone last week, as we have now vaccinated 65 badgers since resuming our campaign.

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  • Rescued hedgehogs back in the wild

    Wednesday 9th August, 2017

    The hedgehogs rescued by Debbie Bailey have been successfully released back into the wild.

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  • Trust to launch new educational sculpture trail at Carsington.

    Tuesday 8th August, 2017

    Carsington Water, Amy-Lee Winfield

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has secured a grant worth more than £20,000 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund through the Derbyshire Environmental Trust; a fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across Derbyshire.

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  • Insects - the most abundant group of creatures on the planet

    Thursday 20th July, 2017

    Ladybird by Paul Shaw

    Kieron Huston will tell you all about the most common ones and see how many can be spotted in the Trust’s garden and at Gang Mine Nature Reserve.

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  • Badger vaccination inspires volunteer boost!

    Tuesday 18th July, 2017

    Vaccinators still looking perky after a 3am start!

    Following the news about the badger vaccinations against Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) resuming, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has been inundated with people offering their services to help with the vaccination programme.

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  • Derbyshire Wildlife Trust leads the way on badger vaccinations

    Friday 7th July, 2017

    We've vaccinated fifty badgers in the Edale valley, including twenty in the last two days.

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  • Badger vaccination restarts one year on

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has defied the odds to resume badger vaccination one year after vaccine supplies dried up.

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