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  • 30 Days Wild nature challenge inspires 1,000,000 acts of wildness in just 20 days!

    Friday 24th June, 2016

    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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  • Give our unique WildPlay project its chance to be in the spotlight!

    Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is appealing for local votes for its WildPlay work as it strives for nationwide acclaim on BBC One in this year’s National Lottery Awards.

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust take on traditional wildflower meadow as their newest Nature Reserve

    Thursday 26th May, 2016

    Known as ‘Little Marises’, the flower-rich meadow lies between two existing nature reserves – Cethins Meadow and Canon Tump Common – in the Black Mountains Valley, near to Michaelchurch Escley. The meadow is filled with wild flowers in early summer, such as common spotted orchids, ox-eye daisies and eye bright. It is also a wonderful place to spot meadow butterflies and day-flying moths.

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  • WildPlay on Bromyard Downs

    Wednesday 25th May, 2016

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  • Robert Owen Academy science field trip to Common Hill and Lea & Paget’s Wood

    Friday 6th May, 2016

    Students from the Robert Owen Academy escaped the classroom to get outside and practice their surveying skills at some of our nature reserves this week.

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  • Wildlife-friendly approach wins Business Charity Award

    Thursday 21st April, 2016

    Vine House Farm awarded Third Sector’s Charity Partnership Small Business Award

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  • Safe crossing at Queenswood

    Friday 11th March, 2016

    Work has begun to install a traffic island on the A49 by Queenswood Country Park to enable bus passengers to safely cross the road to get to the bus stop on the opposite side.

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  • Art students support county wildlife with new projects

    Wednesday 9th March, 2016

    University-level students from Hereford College of Arts (HCA) have brought their creativity to several projects supporting the work of Herefordshire Wildlife Trust in a new collaboration.

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  • Winter work to conserve the rare pearl bordered fritillary butterfly on Coppett Hill

    Friday 26th February, 2016

    Volunteer groups from Herefordshire Wildlife Trust, Coppett Hill Common Trust and Butterfly Conservation teamed up last month to tackle the bracken on Coppett Hill Common, near Goodrich.

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  • Restoration moves forward at Birches Farm nature reserve thanks to grant from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund

    Wednesday 24th February, 2016

    This winter, considerable changes have taken place at Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s newest nature reserve, Birches Farm. Overgrown hedges have been laid according to traditional techniques, new gates and fencing installed and conservation grazing underway. These works have been made possible thanks to a grant from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.

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