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  • All things bright and beautiful are celebrated for Trust’s birthday

    Monday 17th September, 2012

    Trust members celebrating the Trust's 50th Anniversary at Great Salkeld

    A church service has been held (on Friday 14 September) at St Cuthbert’s Church, Great Salkeld, to celebrate the formation of Cumbria Wildlife Trust 50 years ago.

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  • Grab your wellies and enjoy our wonderful wetlands with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Wednesday 5th September, 2012

    Banded demoiselle a species that frequents wetlands

    The UK’s wetlands range from small ponds and trickling streams to gushing rivers and massive reservoirs, and all are vitally important natural resources.

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  • Sun shines on strawberry fair

    Wednesday 29th August, 2012

    Strawberry fair tea party at Allithwaite Care Home

    The Old Vicarage Care Home, Allithwaite, near Grange-over-Sands raised over £500 for Cumbria Wildlife Trust by hosting a strawberry fair in their garden with music, stalls and cream teas that were enjoyed by residents and guests alike.

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  • Local businesses invited to free local fish workshop

    Wednesday 29th August, 2012

    Sustainable fish cooking

    Restaurateurs, hoteliers and food businesses are invited to join Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Wild Oceans project at LucyCooks Cookery School, in Staveley, on Monday 10th September.

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  • Looking towards the future

    Thursday 23rd August, 2012

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust's 50th Anniversary logo

    At a special event to celebrate our 50th anniversary in May, Trustee Sir Martin Holdgate presented a sideways look at how Cumbria might look in 50 years’ time and how the landscape might have changed.

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  • MP backs campaign to turn the tide for marine wildlife

    Wednesday 22nd August, 2012

    MP Sir Tony Cunningham with MCZ petition

    Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham is backing a new campaign by Cumbria Wildlife Trust to protect the marine wildlife found off the Cumbrian coast.

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  • Small fish enter big pond: new marine graduates join Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Monday 20th August, 2012

    Marine graduates join placement scheme

    Four marine graduates have begun an 11-month placement at Cumbria Wildlife Trust this summer, under the Heritage Lottery Funded Project: Skills for the Future – Marine Graduate Training Scheme.

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  • Bird haven secures new funding

    Wednesday 8th August, 2012

    Barnacle Geese at Rockcliffe

    Skylark, lapwing, sand martins and terns are just some of the important species that will benefit from a set of new protection measures at Rockcliffe Marsh Nature Reserve, thanks to a grant from Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust.

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  • Seafood for thought

    Friday 20th July, 2012

    Sustainable fish species

    A culinary voyage of discovery will prove that there’s more to life than battered cod and fish fingers when it comes to food from the Irish Sea.

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  • Wildlife conservationists honoured

    Friday 13th July, 2012

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust badger's paw recipients 2012

    Fifteen people who made an exceptional commitment to the conservation of wildlife in Cumbria have been awarded the prestigious Badger’s Paw from Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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