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Check out the latest news from the Trust below...

  • Remember Remember Hedgehogs this November!

    Monday 16th October, 2017

    Hedgehog - Tom Marshall

    With fireworks night on the horizon, Surrey Wildlife Trust is appealing to all bonfire builders to think about hibernating hedgehogs when constructing and lighting their wood piles.

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  • Environment Secretary Pledges to Protect Funding for Wildlife in Surrey

    Tuesday 10th October, 2017

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove pulled on his wellies and headed out onto his constituency home turf of Chobham Common National Nature Reserve to hear about the vital work of Surrey Wildlife Trust and its concerns for future funding and development in the area.

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  • Surrey’s Wildest Gardeners Revealed!

    Tuesday 3rd October, 2017

    Wildlife Garden Award winners 2017

    Bee hives, compost heaps, hedgehog hotels and even patches of nettles – just some of the wildlife-friendly features that impressed the judges of Surrey Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife Garden Awards 2017. There were nearly 150 entries this year and almost half achieved the top gold award standard.

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  • Top Marks for New Nower Wood Education Centre!

    Tuesday 26th September, 2017

    Under the video microscope at Nower Wood

    Surrey Wildlife Trust is top of the class this week after gaining a coveted award for its new outdoor education centre at Nower Wood.

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  • Volunteers Wade in to Celebrate Rivers Week!

    Monday 25th September, 2017

    Volunteers pulled on their waders and got stuck into some river restoration on the Pippbrook near Dorking as part of ‘Rivers Week’ celebrations across the county.

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  • Building Hotels For VIP Bees!

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    Bee's Needs

    There was a real buzz down on the allotment in Reigate this weekend, as gardeners gathered to help bees on their patch, building special ‘bee hotels’ to host VIPs - or ‘Very Important Pollinators’!

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  • Celebrate our Wonderful Waterways in Rivers Week!

    Monday 11th September, 2017

    Rivers Week Clean-Up 2016

    A week of special activities to celebrate the wonderful waterways of Surrey and the wildlife that depends on them is being held across the county this month. Surrey Wildlife Trust is hosting a series of inspiring talks, walks and volunteer days, which culminate in a weekend of fun family activity days on the River Mole and the River Wey.

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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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