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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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  • New poll reveals city-dwellers love nature but don’t get enough of it

    Thursday 1st June, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 Days Wild 2017. Photo: Katrina Martin 2020Vision

    30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts helps people enjoy nature every day

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  • Take part in Random Acts of Wildness at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Tuesday 23rd May, 2017

    Families exploring the wetland at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Families are encouraged to visit Eycott Hill Nature Reserve near Penrith on Saturday 3rd June to get ideas to bring more nature into their lives.

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  • Come and discover Kendal’s wild side

    Tuesday 23rd May, 2017

    Ash trees on Scout Scar. Photo: Judith Wallen

    Don’t miss this chance to learn more about the wildlife on your doorstep, while bagging two Wainwrights!

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  • Discover the Secret of the Sea

    Tuesday 16th May, 2017

    Mylo, Darragh and Canute the Quahog - characters in The Secret of the Sea

    This half term, why not introduce your children to Mylo the sea pen who loves to live in mud - ‘the gloopy, sticky kind’ - and his friend Brit, the delicate, five-legged brittle star?

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