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  • Toby’s teams walk for wildlife

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Hazel Jones, Cumbria Wildlife Trust receives cheque from Toby Hart, UES

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust was delighted to receive a cash boost of over £800 from the United Environmental Services (UES) recently, who raised the money on last year’s Keswick to Barrow (K2B) walk.

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  • Witness a wildlife spectacle

    Monday 30th January, 2017

    Murmuration of starlings at Tarn Sike Nature Reserve. Photo: Jamie Normington

    Come and see one of nature's greatest wildlife spectacles - the murmuration of hundreds of thousands of starlings near Orton in east Cumbria. This is a rare chance to see this amazing sight!

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  • Great places to see Winter Waders and Wildfowl in Cumbria

    Friday 27th January, 2017

    Dunlin. Photo by Tom Marshall

    Midwinter isn’t necessarily bleak! It can be a wonderful time to get outdoors and enjoy the wealth of wildlife found all across Cumbria.

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  • Organic farmer receives OBE

    Tuesday 24th January, 2017

    Susan Aglionby OBE with one of Longhorn cattle she rears at Gosling Sike Farm

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust was delighted to learn that Susan Aglionby was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for her services to young people and the local community.

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  • Young wildlife watcher wins award

    Monday 23rd January, 2017

    Cumbria's first Kestrel Award-winner & Jamie Normington, Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Nine-year-old Finn Hurley has just received Cumbria’s first ever Kestrel Award from Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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  • Otter antics in River Kent

    Friday 20th January, 2017

    Otters return to the River Kent. Photo: Amy Lewis

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has welcomed the return of otters to Kendal town centre, with a mother and cubs delighting passers-by.

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  • Clean beaches, great art!

    Tuesday 17th January, 2017

    Razorbill made from beach litter by students at Furness College of Art.

    The Waste Beneath our Waves is an imaginative new art exhibition on display at the Wildman Gallery, Kendal from 23 to 26 January 2017.

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  • Volunteering brings amazing results for wildlife at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Tuesday 17th January, 2017

    Eycott Hill volunteers planting a hedge

    Conservation volunteers contributed 210 days to a local nature reserve in 2016, playing a major role in habitat restoration and helping to achieve some amazing results for wildlife.

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  • Stargazing event at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Friday 13th January, 2017

    Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Admire the night sky at a free event at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust and Border Astronomical Society.

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  • Power cables will make a “large wound in the Cumbrian countryside”

    Tuesday 20th December, 2016

    Red squirrels live & feed in areas set to be lost. Photo: Andrew Walter

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has expressed disappointment and concern about “significant levels of habitat loss” that will occur if plans by National Grid go ahead, connecting a proposed new nuclear plant at Moorside to the power station at Heysham.

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