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  • State of Nature Report 2016

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Green hairstreak butterfly

    More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

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  • Seal cam goes live!

    Tuesday 13th September, 2016

    Seals at South Walney Nature Reserve. Photo:Lindsey Dickings/NW Eve Mail

    A new live-action camera has been installed at one of Cumbria’s most spectacular nature reserves, enabling the public to observe the much-loved grey seal at close quarters.

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  • Prince of Wales meets Trust staff

    Friday 9th September, 2016

    The Prince of Wales and Christa Nelson, Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Staff from Cumbria Wildlife Trust met HRH The Prince of Wales this week, at the creation of the 90th new Coronation Meadow in Green Park, London.

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  • September events at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 31st August, 2016

    Cyclists at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    If you want to learn something new or take up a new sport Eycott Hill Nature Reserve could be the place for you. Events in September include moth identification, cycling, and orienteering, and are suitable for beginners.

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  • New boardwalk for Meathop Moss Nature Reserve

    Thursday 25th August, 2016

    Image of new boardwalk at Meathop Moss Nature Reserve

    Visitors to Meathop Moss Nature Reserve near Witherslack are benefitting from 1,000 metres of newly-opened boardwalk which has just been installed at the reserve, thanks to a grant from SUEZ Communities Trust.

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  • Wildlife recording days

    Monday 22nd August, 2016

    Wildlife spotting in the Eycott Hill Nature Reserve wetland

    Two fun and informal training days are taking place at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve and Mungrisdale Village Hall in September to encourage people to get out and enjoy their local nature reserves and record their favourite wildlife.

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  • Badger ice cream is all the rage this summer

    Monday 15th August, 2016

    Rebecca Gledhill, Graham Jackson-Pitt and Jade Chenery at Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Go wild this summer and try out a radical new ice cream flavour by local producer English Lakes Ice Cream!

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  • Volunteers needed to help create meadows fit for a queen!

    Tuesday 9th August, 2016

    Coronation Meadow at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Flower filled meadows are a spectacular sight and brilliant for wildlife but sadly are increasingly rare; over 97% of wildflower meadows have been lost in the last 75 years. Cumbria Wildlife Trust is working to reverse this decline and needs volunteers to help with restoration work at the Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Coronation Meadow.

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  • Cumbria Wildlife Trust wins community award

    Thursday 4th August, 2016

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust wins Spirit of the Community Award

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been awarded a Spirit of the Community Award for its work at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve near Witherslack. The award, which is run by the Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank Foundation, is made to charities which make a real difference to their local environment.

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  • Birthday celebrations for Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve

    Tuesday 2nd August, 2016

    Birthday celebrations for Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve

    Members, supporters, volunteers and staff of Cumbria Wildlife Trust celebrated the 40th anniversary of Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve recently.

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