Your last chance to #actfornature

 In the last week of our election blog series, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust Chief Executive Ed Green makes the case for a Nature and Wellbeing Act. The Wildlife Trusts' and the RSPB's e-petition will close on 30th March, so this is your last chance to send a loud and clear message to your MP that nature… Continue reading Your last chance to #actfornature

Hedgehogs and news crews – the Hedgehog Improvement Area is born…

It's been a thrilling, whirling week at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. A week that will forever be known as "the week of the hedgehog". It saw us launch the UK's very first Hedgehog Improvement Area. It's a really exciting new project, and we hope that it will be one that leads the way for hedgehog conservation. Over the course of the next… Continue reading Hedgehogs and news crews – the Hedgehog Improvement Area is born…

Nature in perpetuity: how does the law protect wild spaces? #actfornature

This is the seventh week of our general election blog series, and our theme is Nature in Perpetuity. Against the pressures of housing, growth and development, nature often needs legal protection to ensure its survival. Reserves and Community Engagement Officer Karl explains how this all works... Some of the UK's most special and fragile sites in… Continue reading Nature in perpetuity: how does the law protect wild spaces? #actfornature

Nature at the heart of decision making… #actfornature

In the sixth week of our general election blog series, our theme is Nature at the Heart of Decision Making. As we talked about last week, it can be easy to move nature down the list of governmental or social priorities, whether that is by underestimating the value of natural resources, or by putting other… Continue reading Nature at the heart of decision making… #actfornature

Nature’s Recovery: what has wildlife ever done for us? #actfornature

This week in our General Election blog series, we're addressing the question of the wider benefits of helping nature. This morning, the BBC ran a news story stating that the World Resources Institute (WRI) has estimated that the number of people worldwide who are affected by flooding could triple in the next 30 years. The… Continue reading Nature’s Recovery: what has wildlife ever done for us? #actfornature

All our lives are better when they’re a bit wild #MyWildLife

The beautiful thing about nature is that it inspires different thoughts and feelings in every single one of us. We’re celebrating exactly that, and asking you to go on a journey of curiosity, discovery, reflection and celebration by launching My Wild Life. It's a national campaign by The Wildlife Trusts asking all of us to reflect… Continue reading All our lives are better when they’re a bit wild #MyWildLife