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  • Celebrating Sir David Attenborough, President Emeritus of The Wildlife Trusts

    Saturday 7th May, 2016

    Sir David Attenborough at Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve. Image by Don Lewis

    Sir David Attenborough turns 90 today, 8th May 2016, just one week after honouring us by opening Woodberry Wetlands, London Wildlife Trust's latest nature reserve.

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  • Sir David Attenborough opens Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve, hidden for almost 200 years

    Sunday 1st May, 2016

    Sir David Attenborough opens Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve,

    Sir David Attenborough joined London Wildlife Trust to celebrate the opening of Woodberry Wetlands on Saturday 30th April. The new wetland reserve has been created around the East Reservoir in Stoke Newington, built in 1833 and closed to the public ever since.

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  • Sir David Attenborough opens wild haven in London, unseen for almost 200 years

    Friday 29th April, 2016

    Woodberry Wetlands

    New nature oasis – free for all to enjoy

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  • What we're asking the next Mayor of London to commit to

    Friday 22nd April, 2016

    Canary Wharf (credit Mathew Frith)

    The next Mayor of London has the opportunity to make the environment a key part of their mayoral agenda.

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  • Woodland made more accessible – for people and wildlife

    Monday 11th April, 2016

    New footpath at Ten Acre Wood (credit Oliver Kennedy)

    Ten Acre Wood now has new paths and restored freshwater ditches thanks to £25,000 grant

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  • Vote for our Wild Talent programme to win £15,000 from RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund

    Friday 8th April, 2016

    Kristy taking part in our Wild Talent training programme

    Urban nature conservation is challenging. To meet the challenge London Wildlife Trust is training a new breed of urban conservationists, men and women who may not fit the mould of the traditional conservationist, but who are just as passionate about wildlife and nature.

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  • Tookie lends a helping hoof to haul timber at Saltbox Hill

    Thursday 24th March, 2016

    Tookie, a Comtois horse, hauling timber at Saltbox Hill (credit James Cracknell)

    A six-year-old Comtois working horse called Tookie helped haul heavy timber at London Wildlife Trust’s Saltbox Hill nature reserve, Biggin Hill, Bromley on Tuesday 22nd March.

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  • Stag beetle gets a political champion as Seb Dance MEP lends his support to Britain's biggest beetle

    Thursday 24th March, 2016

    Stag beetle Species Champion Seb Dance MEP, talking to Peter Haldane of the Wimb

    The stag beetle now has its own political representative in Europe. London MEP Seb Dance has become an advocate for the endangered beetle, by becoming a “Species Champion” at a visit to Wimbledon Common.

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  • Children’s outdoor learning sessions launched in Peckham

    Friday 18th March, 2016

    Nick Baker introduces a toad to children (credit Lyndsey Young)

    Players of People’s Postcode Lottery are now funding ‘Wild about Learning’ school events

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  • Wildlife and the EU referendum

    Monday 14th March, 2016

    Shovelers (credit London Wildlife Trust)

    London Wildlife Trust was formed to act as a voice for wildlife in the capital. We work on, and advocate for, the necessary mechanisms to protect and sustain London’s natural heritage, and to facilitate people’s access to nature for London’s collective well-being.

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