Business

Charity Calls for Wildlife Friendly Housing Developments

Thursday 11th January 2018

View from Norbury Park - Photo: Jon HawkinsView from Norbury Park - Photo: Jon Hawkins

Green roofs, bat boxes, hedgehog highways and water permeable driveways – just some of the ways that housing developers can cater for people AND wildlife.

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Dame Judi’s Passion For Trees Filmed on Wildlife Trust Reserves

Thursday 14th December 2017

Dame Judi Dench - Photo by Sarah DunnDame Judi Dench - Photo by Sarah Dunn

Surrey Wildlife Trust's Patron Dame Judi Dench is one of Britain's best-known actresses, but a new BBC programme reveals she has another great love - a passion for trees.

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Top Surrey Companies Enjoy Wild Christmas Charity Do!

Thursday 14th December 2017

Employees enjoy a wild Christmas do! Photo: Marcus WehrleEmployees enjoy a wild Christmas do! Photo: Marcus Wehrle

Chopping back trees, burning scrub and toasting marshmallows – office workers from some of Surrey’s biggest companies got stuck into a wild Christmas do with a difference, organised by Surrey Wildlife Trust.

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New Hedgerow Heroes Campaign Wins Huge Support

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Hedgerow Heroes inspect a hedge laid by the Surrey Hedgelaying GroupHedgerow Heroes inspect a hedge laid by the Surrey Hedgelaying Group

The ancient art of hedge-laying was the focus at the official launch of Surrey Wildlife Trust’s new Hedgerow Heroes project, aimed at conserving and restoring this vital wildlife habitat. Farmers, local councils, land managers, countryside groups and volunteers joined the Trust on a farm near Dorking to support the campaign to save the county’s precious hedgerow network.

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Helping Save Dormice with a Special Brew!

Monday 20th November 2017

Saving dormice with a special brew!Saving dormice with a special brew!

An exciting new ale with a ‘nutty biscuit’ flavour is being brewed in Surrey – and drinking it may help conserve one of Surrey’s best loved mammals. ‘Dormouse Beer’ will soon be available in pubs across the county and sales will help Surrey Wildlife Trust protect the threatened hazel dormouse species.

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We're Dreaming of a Wild Christmas!

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Pine and DinePine and Dine

With fantastic wild gift ideas, stunning greetings cards, nature calendars, gift vouchers and even a woodland Santa’s grotto - Surrey Wildlife Trust has got Christmas all wrapped up!

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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 2017Wildlife 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 WoodUnder 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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