Living Landscapes

Great Moos as Babies Arrive in the Snow!

Tuesday 20th March 2018

Belted Galloway calf - just a few minutes old.Belted Galloway calf - just a few minutes old.

Surrey Wildlife Trust’s grazing team is expecting a baby boom this spring, with more than 170 baby animals due at its farm near Guildford. So far 15 calves and eight lambs have been born at the team’s new base at Bonhurst Farm in Bramley.

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Healthcare Workers Volunteer for Wildlife!

Monday 19th March 2018

BUPA Environmental Challenge DayBUPA Environmental Challenge Day

Planting trees, building fences and creating wildlife habitat – office workers rolled up their sleeves and got stuck into a special ‘Environmental Challenge Day’ organised by Surrey Wildlife Trust.

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Water Voles in Danger of Disappearing after Numbers Nosedive

Monday 26th February 2018

Water vole - Neil AldridgeWater vole - Neil Aldridge

It is ten years since a real live water vole was officially recorded in Surrey and a new report released by The Wildlife Trusts paints a bleak picture of the future survival of this much-loved mammal.

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Wild at Heart Gifts for Your Valentine!

Monday 29th January 2018

Adopt a Hedgehog - Photo by Tom MarshalAdopt a Hedgehog - Photo by Tom Marshal

If you’re wild at heart and otterly in love with your Mrs Snuffles, why not forget the chocolates and flowers this year and buy a wild gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day?

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Keep Warm and Help Woodland Wildlife!

Monday 22nd January 2018

Logs For All - Helping woodland wildlife.Logs For All - Helping woodland wildlife.

A new environmentally-friendly firewood delivery service has launched in Surrey – aimed at helping the county’s woodland wildlife. ‘Logs For All’ is run by Surrey Wildlife Trust and all profits will be ploughed back into caring for the countryside.

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Weekend Wildlife Warriors Wanted!

Monday 15th January 2018

Volunteer With Us! Photo: Jon HawkinsVolunteer With Us! Photo: Jon Hawkins

Are you looking for something wild to do this weekend - then why not volunteer with the Trust? As well as having fun in the fresh air, you can get fit, make new friends, learn new skills and it’s FREE!

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Outdoor learning, Species, Volunteering

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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Greedy Goats Gobble Up Christmas Tree Treats!

Tuesday 9th January 2018

Greedy goats! Pic: Leigh ThorntonGreedy goats! Pic: Leigh Thornton

Staff at Surrey Wildlife Trust have come up with a novel way of recycling their old Christmas trees – feeding them to their herd of greedy goats! The animals have been munching their way through the prickly pines this week at their winter home at Pond Farm in Wisley.

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Work off your Christmas Dinner with a Wild Winter Walk!

Tuesday 26th December 2017

Winter Sky - Mark HortonWinter Sky - Mark Horton

If you’ve indulged in too many mince pies this year, why not work off those Christmas calories by taking a walk on the wild side with Surrey Wildlife Trust? With over 70 nature reserves to explore and a host of New Year events, now’s a great time to get outside and enjoy Surrey’s winter landscapes with family and friends.

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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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