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Eycott Hill Nature Reserve features in Elizabeth's Story, a short film by Cumbria  Wildlife Trust

Sir David Attenborough, London Wildlife Trust, Woodberry Wetlands -c- Penny Dixie

Sir David Attenborough, London Wildlife Trust, Woodberry Wetlands © Penny Dixie

The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
Sir David Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS
President Emeritus, The Wildlife Trusts

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Livsey family, winners of Beached Art sand sculpture competition 2018, with Mike Starkie, Mayor of Copeland (right)


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Human footprint in mudflats,Morecambe Bay, Cumbria. © Peter Cairns/202VISION


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