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  • Beached Art coming soon to St Bees Beach

    Friday 21st July, 2017

    Winner of the 2016 Beached Art sand sculpture competition

    Come and celebrate the amazing wildlife found in and around the Irish Sea at Cumbria Wildlife Trust's annual beach event, featuring the popular sand sculpture competition.

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  • RSPB and Cumbria Wildlife Trust ‘tern’ around fortunes of rare seabirds

    Thursday 20th July, 2017

    Little tern feeding chicks on Foulney Island. Photo: J Sheldon

    Three rare species of important seabird have bred in record numbers in Cumbria this year, thanks to the dedication of staff and volunteers from the RSPB and Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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  • National Marine Week coming soon

    Monday 17th July, 2017

    Emily Baxter, Cumbria  Wildlife Trust sea watching at St Bees

    The wildlife of the Irish Sea is in urgent need of our protection and everyone can do their bit.

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  • Three osprey chicks confirmed at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    2017 osprey chicks at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve. Photo: Darren Williams

    We're delighted to confirm that there are three osprey chicks at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve this year.

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  • Celebrating 40 years of Brown Robin Nature Reserve

    Friday 30th June, 2017

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust celebrates 40th anniversary of Brown Robin Nature Reserve

    Forty years ago, Brown Robin Nature Reserve, a 26-acre limestone woodland near Grange-over-Sands was given to Cumbria Wildlife Trust by Mary Widdup, who lived in Brown Robin Cottage on the edge of the reserve.

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  • Walk on the wild side

    Monday 26th June, 2017

    New Wildlife Walks from Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    If you enjoy listening for the ‘pinging’ call of the buzzard while you’re rambling or looking out for beautiful butterflies, you will enjoy a new series of Wildlife Walks published this week by Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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  • Student James joins Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve team

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    James Barclay, work placement student at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

    A student conservationist living in Ambleside has just landed what he calls his ‘dream work placement’ with Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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  • Wanted: wonderful photos of Cumbria’s wildlife

    Monday 19th June, 2017

    Bumblebee by Andrew Walter

    Have you taken some wildlife photographs that you’re really proud of and want to share?

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  • Work parties and walks at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve this June

    Tuesday 6th June, 2017

    Guided walk at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is inviting people to join free guided walks this June to learn more about Eycott Hill Nature Reserve near Penrith.

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  • Storyteller brings Irish Sea tale to life

    Friday 2nd June, 2017

    Storyteller Ian Douglas will tell The Secret of the Sea at two launch events

    To mark the launch of a new family tale trail, The Secret of the Sea, Cumbria Wildlife Trust is running two free events on the coast this weekend.

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