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  • ‘Thunder beetles’ show strength of capital’s ecology

    Friday 18th May, 2018

    Stag beetle in a Penge garden (credit Chris Keniger)

    London’s stag beetles defy European declines to make a home in the city

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  • Live and let dead wood lie

    Wednesday 25th April, 2018

    Dead wood at Gutteridge Wood (credit Val Borrell)

    Dead wood brings wildlife to Gutteridge Wood in Hillingdon

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  • Local elections 2018: Demand council candidates support nature

    Monday 16th April, 2018

    Kestrel chicks (credit Philip Braude)

    Challenge your local election candidates to stand up for London's wildlife

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  • #ActSwiftly: Take action to help wildlife

    Wednesday 11th April, 2018

    Swift in flight (credit David Tipling 2020VISION)

    Two major government consultations offer us a chance to put wildlife at the centre of future policies on planning and farming

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  • Hillingdon wildlife gets a boost with £30,000 grant

    Wednesday 4th April, 2018

    Yeading Brook Meadows

    Veolia Environmental Trust grant enables London Wildlife Trust volunteers to improve Yeading Brook Meadows

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  • Celebrating the opening of Huckerby’s Meadows

    Friday 16th March, 2018

    Mayor of Hillingdon Councillor Carol Melvin officially opens Huckerby's Meadows

    Nature reserve next to Heathrow Airport opened by London Wildlife Trust

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  • Serious concerns over proposals to expand badger cull

    Wednesday 14th March, 2018

    © Neil Aldridge

    A statement from London Wildlife Trust on the new Government consultations over expanding badger culls in England

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  • Wildlife struggles to survive the icy winter freeze - but we can all help

    Friday 2nd March, 2018

    Blackbird in snow by Margaret Holland

    Winter can be harsh for wildlife. Food is hard to find, water freezes and sub-zero temperatures sap energy. Cities provide some respite to the icy cold, as they are usually warmer than the surrounding countryside, but current conditions will be proving very difficult for wild animals.

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  • Raven plays in the snow at the Tower of London

    Thursday 1st March, 2018

    Raven plays in snow at Tower of London © Val Borrell - London Wildlife Trust

    As icy conditions continue to hit London, this raven was clearly enjoying the snowy conditions at the Tower of London. Ravens are intelligent, curious birds, keen to learn and quick to explore new situations. This one seems to be playing in the snow, and it certainly looks like it is having fun!

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  • Truck-load of rubbish cleared from Welsh Harp Reservoir

    Wednesday 28th February, 2018

    Spring clean event at Welsh Harp Reservoir (credit Nicolo Gervasi)

    Sixty volunteers remove dumped items including prams and trolleys from nature reserve

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