• Greener UK coalition launches manifesto urging government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

    Tuesday 21st February, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts launch A Manifesto for a Greener UK

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  • Flagship ponds – photos wanted!

    Tuesday 21st February, 2017

    Bowness-on-Solway Nature Reserve, home to one of the UK's Flagship Ponds

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What's on

Discovering Bumblebees

Wednesday 1st March 2017,
7.30pm - 9.30pm

Venue: Plumgarths

Julia Hoggard, a bee enthusiast from Bee Ed at Brigsteer, will talk to us about how to identify different species of bumble bee and how to encourage them into our gardens.

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Could you save one acre for nature?

Bumble bee on devil's scabacious flower

Our wildlife needs a little extra help.
Every acre we protect as part of our network of nature reserves costs on average £96 each year – that’s £8 each month

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Seen a hedgehog?

Hedgehogs are disappearing from our towns and countryside and we need your help to track them down.

Submit your hedgehog sighting or sign up to find out more about how to attact them to your garden