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  • Big or small, ponds for all!

    Tuesday 12th March, 2019

    Frog by Mark Hamblin/2020Vision

    Gardeners across the UK urged to make a splash for wildlife

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  • Local groups working to protect rare species on Lugg Meadow

    Friday 8th March, 2019

    With a haunting call and unmistakable long, curved bill, the curlew is an iconic wetland bird. In the past, curlew bred in significant numbers on Lugg Meadow but have drastically declined in recent decades. Last spring, just three pairs attempted to breed on Lower Lugg Meadow, though none successfully raised a brood.

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  • New youth forum to stand up for county’s wildlife

    Friday 15th February, 2019

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust launches a new campaigning group for young people aged 11 to 25 wanting to make Herefordshire a greener, more environmentally friendly county that’s rich in wildlife.

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  • New Volunteer Group to stand up for Verges

    Thursday 31st January, 2019

    Verging on Wild (VOW) is a new volunteer group in the county, set up to protect the Roadside Verge Nature Reserves (RVNRs) and generally improve the care and diversity of the verges of Herefordshire.

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s Response to the Mortimer Forest Design Plan Prepared January 31st 2019

    Thursday 31st January, 2019

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  • Fly-tipping eye-sore at local wildlife haven

    Saturday 26th January, 2019

    On Friday a huge quantity of what appeared to be building and house waste was found fly tipped right at the entrance to this Herefordshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the edge of Bromyard.

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  • Draft Environment Bill published

    Thursday 20th December, 2018

    The Wildlife Trusts call for major improvements to draft Environment Bill to put nature into recovery

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  • Ice Age Ponds Project

    Wednesday 5th December, 2018

    Over the past two years Herefordshire Wildlife Trust have been working in partnership with Herefordshire Amphibian and Reptile Team, and the Earth Heritage Trust to develop a project that conserves the County’s Ice Age Ponds. That work was successful with a Development Phase grant secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund for £90,400.

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  • Yazor Brooks Project

    Wednesday 5th December, 2018

    We have been fortunate to receive Defra funding for a project on the Yazor Brook, a small but significant watercourse with a catchment of 52km2 that runs through the centre of Hereford City. Hereford residents may know it by other names, as it splits and becomes the Eign Brook near its confluence with the Wye. The brook has been responsible for flooding properties in Hereford, a problem that may get worse with more frequent extreme weather and increasing development. The brook is also an important wildlife corridor and its floodplain provides essential greenspace for Hereford’s communities. However, there is potential to enhance the brook for both people and wildlife and this two-year project hopes to deliver a range of benefits.

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  • Lugg Meadows Access Road

    Friday 26th October, 2018

    Grave concern over impact of access road at Lugg Meadow

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