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  • Spring Newborns Delight the Crowds at Farm Open Day

    Tuesday 17th April, 2018

    Young Trust members cuddle newborn lambs.

    Adorable newborn lambs and cute calves were a big hit with visitors to Surrey Wildlife Trust’s Bonhurst Farm near Bramley. The event was open to members of the Trust, who got the chance to cuddle lambs, meet the cows and learn about the charity’s conservation work.

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  • Surrey’s Countryside Counts the Cost of Illegal Fly-tipping

    Tuesday 10th April, 2018

    Old fridges, builder’s rubble, broken windows and even asbestos – Surrey Wildlife Trust has seen it all. The charity has revealed this week that it spends nearly £50,000 a year dealing with illegal fly-tipping across the county.

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  • Our Reserves are Top for Beautiful Bluebells!

    Tuesday 3rd April, 2018

    Bluebells at Nower Wood - Jon Hawkins

    Surrey is the most wooded county in England and spring signals the arrival of stunning carpets of beautiful bluebells. Some of the best displays of these much-loved flowers can be found in woodlands managed by Surrey Wildlife Trust.

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  • Wildlife Gardeners Going Wild For Worms!

    Tuesday 27th March, 2018

    Wildlife Garden Award 2018 is now open!

    The hunt is on for Surrey’s wildest gardeners and this year the theme is worms! To launch its Wildlife Garden Awards 2018, Surrey Wildlife Trust has once again teamed up with Squire’s Garden Centres. The competition is free to enter and open to any type of garden – no matter what size.

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  • Great Moos as Babies Arrive in the Snow!

    Tuesday 20th March, 2018

    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 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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  • Volunteers Spring Clean Surrey Beauty Spot

    Tuesday 27th February, 2018

    Newlands Corner Spring Clean

    Armed with litter grabbers, plastic gloves and bin bags, a group of hardy volunteers gave a well-known Surrey beauty spot a spring clean. Nearly 30 people, including Surrey Wildlife Trust staff, braved the cold but sunny winter weather to pick up rubbish at Newlands Corner, near Guildford.

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  • Water Voles in Danger of Disappearing after Numbers Nosedive

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    Water 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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  • Go Wild With Your Tots For Less!

    Tuesday 6th February, 2018

    Mud kitchen fun at Wild Tots

    Surrey Wildlife Trust is celebrating a £3,000 windfall from The Southern Co-op, which means families can enjoy cut-price ‘Wild Tots’ outdoor play sessions this season.

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  • Wild at Heart Gifts for Your Valentine!

    Monday 29th January, 2018

    Adopt 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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