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  • This June, Cumbria Wildlife Trust challenges you to go wild!

    Thursday 19th April, 2018

    30 Days Wild takes place this June. Photo: Matthew Roberts

    The local wildlife charity is challenging you to take a moment every day this June to notice wildlife and wild places near you, whether it’s on your lunch break, whilst walking to school or in your own garden.

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  • Wildlife charity disgusted by death of badgers at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

    Tuesday 17th April, 2018

    A badger sett at Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve in south Cumbria has been blocked up with rocks, almost certainly causing the death of the family of badgers that were living there.

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  • Countdown for Wildlife – Act Swiftly!

    Wednesday 11th April, 2018

    Photo of swift

    Rare chance to reverse the decline of nature in England

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  • Will it be fifth year running for osprey chicks at Foulshaw Moss?

    Wednesday 4th April, 2018

    Blue 35 and White YW ospreys at Foulshaw Moss nest

    A pair of breeding ospreys has returned to South Lakeland’s biggest nature reserve, Foulshaw Moss near Witherslack, giving rise to the hope that chicks will be soon be hatching. This would be the fifth consecutive year that this pair of breeding ospreys has raised chicks at this site – a total of 11 chicks have been successfully raised so far.

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  • Celebrate the Easter holidays at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 28th March, 2018

    Family adventure walk at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust are encouraging families to join a wild family adventure, follow a fantastic story trail, or go on a high-tech treasure hunt with a series of free activities at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve that will make the Easter holidays amazing!

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  • Go Wild for Worms!

    Tuesday 27th March, 2018

    Go Wild for Worms! 2018 Wild About Gardens campaign. Photo credit: Matthew Gould

    Gardeners urged to let soil breathe and welcome life-giving worms

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  • Gardener Kate excited by new challenge at Gosling Sike

    Friday 23rd March, 2018

    Kate Jackson appointed Community Gardener & Engagement Officer at Gosling Sike

    Cumbrian horticulturalist Kate Jackson has been appointed as Community Gardener and Engagement Officer at Gosling Sike, Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s new training and volunteering hub in the village of Houghton, near Carlisle.

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  • Vote for South Walney Nature Reserve at your local Tesco

    Friday 9th March, 2018

    Birdwatching at South Walney Nature Reserve. Photo: Steve Finch

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce that it has been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help scheme, to help fund a new facility for volunteers at South Walney Nature Reserve.

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  • Meathop Moss Nature Reserve attacked by vandals

    Friday 9th March, 2018

    New entrance sign at Meathop Moss Nature Reserve vandalised

    Staff at Cumbria Wildlife Trust were ‘dismayed and shocked’ to discover recently that Meathop Moss Nature Reserve near Witherslack has been attacked by vandals.

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  • Seedy Saturday: seed swap

    Wednesday 7th March, 2018

    Seedy Saturday poster

    Too many seeds? Not enough seeds? No seeds at all? Here’s your chance!

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