• Nature reserve under threat

    Wednesday 30th September, 2015

    Shropshire Wildlife Trust green hairstreak

    The integrity of one of Telford’s most special nature reserves, Granville Country Park, is under threat from a planning application to construct a temporary road through the park, to facilitate the construction of a solar farm in Muxton, Telford.

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  • A fortune in bird food

    Wednesday 19th August, 2015

    Shropshire Wildlife Trust robin

    A wildlife-friendly bird food grower has shared the profits of his business with the Wildlife Trusts over the last seven years, resulting in £1 million in royalties distributed among the 47 Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Cambrian Heritage Railway work benefits local wildlife.

    Thursday 13th August, 2015

    Combined CHR and SWT working party in action at Dolgoch Feb. 2015

    In 2013, the Shropshire Wildlife Trust (SWT) was awarded a grant from WREN, which is funding work on nature reserves and wildlife sites in the Oswestry area for the next 5 years.

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  • Dismay over pesticide decision

    Friday 31st July, 2015

    Shropshire Wildlife Trust’s chief executive, Colin Preston, has expressed dismay over the Government’s decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides as an emergency application for oil seed rape in four counties this autumn.

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  • Pine marten in Shropshire!

    Wednesday 15th July, 2015

    Shropshire Wildlife Trust pine marten

    First confirmed sighting of a pine marten in England for a century

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  • Helping wildlife in hot weather

    Tuesday 30th June, 2015

    Helping wildlife in hot weather

    Just some quick tips on how to help your local wildlife cope with hot weather.

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  • Peregrines in the Forest Glen

    Wednesday 3rd June, 2015

    Peregrine falcon Shropshire Wildlife Trust

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  • Mary Webb Society helps the hill

    Wednesday 13th May, 2015

    Shropshire Wildlife Trust receives cheque

    A performance of Mary Webb's work was recently held, raising a fabulous £1,575 towards the Pontesford Hill Appeal.

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  • Newt rescue

    Monday 27th April, 2015

    Beeches newts rescued

    A group of newts have been rescued from a Telford building and moved to a nature reserve.

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  • Pontesford Hill success

    Friday 24th April, 2015

    Pontesford Hill sponsored walk

    Donations from more than 1000 people across the country have resulted in Pontesford Hill being purchased by Shropshire Wildlife Trust.

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