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  • Inspiring more schoolchildren with London’s wildlife in 2017

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    credit Penny Dixie

    Renewed support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery enables expansion of London Wildlife Trust’s outdoor learning programme

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  • Wild Weekend at Woodberry Wetlands

    Thursday 30th March, 2017

    Woodberry Wetlands by Penny Dixie

    Celebrate London’s wild side with a weekend of free, wildlife-themed events at Woodberry Wetlands, a stunning nature reserve opened by Sir David Attenborough last year.

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  • Mighty mollusc found in Chiswick

    Thursday 30th March, 2017

    Two-lipped door snail at Duke’s Hollow nature reserve © Mike Waller

    Two-lipped door snails found living on fly-tipped rubble near the River Thames

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  • Bee Creative in the Garden!

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    Buff-tailed bumblebee by Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

    Royal Horticultural Society and The Wildlife Trusts launch campaign to help wild bees

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  • Boosting butterflies at the bank

    Friday 24th March, 2017

    Small blue butterfly at Hutchinson's Bank (credit Daniel Greenwood)

    Habitat for rare chalkland species in Croydon is being expanded thanks to £21,000 grant from Viridor Credits

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  • Help for London's freshwater wildlife on World Water Day

    Wednesday 22nd March, 2017

    Cormorant at Walthamstow Wetlands (credit Matthew Rich)

    Royal Bank of Canada grant will improve freshwater habitats across the capital

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  • Grant will help rare snails feel at home in Hillingdon

    Wednesday 1st March, 2017

    Desmoulin's whorl snail (credit Roger Key)

    London Wildlife Trust has received a grant of almost £65,000 from Biffa Award to help a rare species of snail thrive at one of the Trust’s west London nature reserves. Desmoulin’s whorl snail is so threatened that it is prioritised for conservation in the government’s UK Biodiversity Action Plan.

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  • Phase One of HS2 railway given Royal Assent

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    Frays Farm Meadows - threatened by HS2

    The first phase of the High Speed Two (HS2) railway between London and Birmingham was given Royal Assent on 23 February 2017.

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  • Street artist ATM paints a pochard to Show The Love

    Monday 13th February, 2017

    Pochard by ATM at Woodberry Wetlands © Penny Dixie

    Street artist ATM and London Wildlife Trust are joining people across the country who are making, wearing and sharing green hearts to Show The Love for the places, people and life they cherish and want to protect from climate change.

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  • Comments welcome on additional HS2 mitigation plan

    Friday 3rd February, 2017

    Proposed Colne Valley viaduct

    Views are being sought on a plan that could help protect wildlife sites in the Colne Valley, west of London, affected by the construction of a new high-speed railway

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