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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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  • Blue Green Algae at Bodenham Lake

    Thursday 6th September, 2018

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  • Position statement: Hereford Bypass

    Monday 21st May, 2018

    Hereford Bypass: Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s Position

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  • Position statement - planned development of a Forest Holidays site at Mortimer Forest

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018

    Having considered the plans suggested by Forest Holidays for a holiday site in Mortimer Forest, Herefordshire and Shropshire Wildlife Trusts cannot support this proposal. We have a number of concerns about the impact the development could have on wildlife. We will formally raise these concerns if and when Forest Holidays submit a planning application.

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  • Lost Words to Herefordshire!

    Friday 11th May, 2018

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust launch campaign alongside Richard Bavin to donate a copy of The Lost Words to every Primary School in Herefordshire.

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  • New manager for Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s Ledbury shop

    Wednesday 2nd May, 2018

    Sarah Partington joins the team at the Trust’s fundraising shop and local hub.

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust urges public to seize opportunity to reverse the decline of nature in our county with new policies on planning and farming.

    Monday 16th April, 2018

    As the government opens consultations on both the National Planning Policy Framework and the future for food, farming and the environment, the Trust highlights the importance of both consultations on the county’s wildlife and calls for the public to support the #ActSwiftly campaign.

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