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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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  • 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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  • Can you go a little bit wild every day in June?

    Tuesday 16th May, 2017

    Sign up for 30 Days Wild 2017. Photo: Ross Hoddinot/2020 Vision

    This June why not swap a trip to the gym with a walk through your local park? Or make your lunch hour a ‘wild hour’, by getting away from your desk and seeing what nature you can find nearby?

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  • Can you help survey the grasslands of Westmorland?

    Tuesday 9th May, 2017

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is running a course for volunteer grassland surveyors

    If you’re passionate about saving pignuts and eyebrights but need a helping hand to tell a marsh marigold from a globeflower, this free one-day course is for you.

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  • Vote for South Walney hides at your local Tesco

    Friday 5th May, 2017

    Cumbria's only grey seal colony at South Walney Nature Reserve. Photo:Sally Tapp

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce that it has been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme - but now needs the help of local people.

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  • Osprey chicks return against the odds

    Thursday 4th May, 2017

    Blue V3 (right) at Kielder, Northumberland. Photo: Forestry Commission England

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is delighted to learn that two osprey chicks, which were raised at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve near Witherslack, have survived into adulthood and returned to the north of England for the summer.

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  • Lottery reaches grand total of £100,000

    Tuesday 2nd May, 2017

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust Win for Wildlife lottery reaches £100,000

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has announced that its Win for Wildlife lottery has raised over £100,000 to support wildlife in Cumbria.

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  • Stephen Owen

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Stephen Owen at the launch of Eycott Hill Nature Reserve, June 2016

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  • Up with the lark for Dawn Chorus Day

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Skylark by Amy Lewis

    International Dawn Chorus Day is nearly upon us (Sunday 7 May) so why not take part this year by joining an early morning celebration of nature’s symphony with Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

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  • Festival goes wild in support of Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Friday 21st April, 2017

    Kendal Calling festival raises funds for Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    We're delighted that Kendal Calling (KC17) has chosen to raise money for Cumbria Wildlife Trust at their four-day, family-friendly festival, which takes place at Lowther Deer Park near Penrith in July.

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