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  • Wildlife Charity Bags Thousands in Tesco Grants!

    Tuesday 15th August, 2017

    Volunteers - Jon Hawkins

    Surrey Wildlife Trust is celebrating the news that it’s won donations totalling £8,000 from Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ initiative, after shoppers voted in stores to help the charity’s work.

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  • Bird Feeding Bonanza – Surrey Celebrates Decade of Donations!

    Monday 7th August, 2017

    Goldfinch by Derek Moore

    Surrey Wildlife Trust and Vine House Farm bird foods are celebrating 10 years of working together to protect wildlife – with nearly £45,000 donated over this time to help care for nature in the county.

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  • Bee Creative and Make Your Garden Bee Friendly this Summer!

    Tuesday 1st August, 2017

    Bumble bee - Alan Price

    There’s a real buzz about wildlife gardening this summer as Surrey Wildlife Trust joins forces with The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to encourage gardeners across the county to create havens for wild bees.

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  • Surrey School Children Achieve Coveted Wildlife Award

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Children from Ashford Park Primary gain their John Muir Award

    A wildlife project in Staines has earned young nature lovers a special ‘John Muir Award’ for their work to help their local environment.

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  • Heroes Wanted - To Help our Hedgerows!

    Monday 10th July, 2017

    Hedgerows are a haven for wildlife such as hedgehogs, butterflies and birds, but this vital habitat may be under threat. Now Surrey Wildlife Trust is launching an exciting new project called ‘Hedgerow Heroes’, to train an army of volunteers to help save the county’s precious hedge network.

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  • Thousands Get Closer to Nature as Charity Challenge Goes Wild!

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    Hunting for minibeasts - Pic Credit: Craig Freeman

    Wild paddling, planting flowers for bees, cloud gazing, making stick men and listening to the birds – just some of the thousands of acts of wildness inspired by Surrey Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild challenge this year.

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  • The Mystery of the Yellow Fish

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    Striking yellow fish stickers have been appearing on pavements in Surrey this week as part of a new campaign to raise awareness about pollution in the county’s waterways.

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  • Be A Wild Explorer This Summer!

    Monday 26th June, 2017

    Marshmallow toasting - Jon Hawkins

    With the long school holidays looming Surrey Wildlife Trust is launching a brand new children’s holiday club to help keep kids happy, healthy and having fun in the wild this summer.

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  • Join the Battle Against Alien Invaders!

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    American Mink

    July is Invasive Species Month and Surrey’s wildlife needs your help to win the war against problem pests that are threatening the county’s environment. Surrey Wildlife Trust is joining forces with environment organisations, local authorities and volunteer groups across the county for a month-long campaign to tackle the problem head on.

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  • New Report Shows Urgent Action Needed to Protect Nature as Surrey MP takes on Environment Role

    Monday 12th June, 2017

    Pearl-bordered Fritillary - Robert Thompson, Butterfly Conservation

    A wide-ranging review of more than 4,000 species in Surrey has revealed that wildlife in the county is under threat like never before. The State of Surrey’s Nature report found that nearly one in nine species is now extinct and more than one fifth under threat – including Tree Sparrows, Hedgehogs and Great Crested Newts.

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