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  • Radiated tortoises hatch at Chester Zoo

    Two critically endangered tortoises have hatched at Chester Zoo. Usually found in the dry forests of southern and south-western Madagascar, the golf ball sized hatchlings are the first of their kind to be bred at the zoo...

    • Posted March 3, 2019
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  • Protecting the future of Cheshire’s trees at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank

    This Autumn Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s volunteers have busy been collecting seed from Alder Buckthorn at its Hatchmere Nature Reserve. The work is part of the UK National Tree Seed Project, a national project to protect the UK’s...

    • Posted October 28, 2018
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  • Cheshire Wildlife Trust sets up new volunteering group to combat loneliness

    A new volunteering group, run by Cheshire Wildlife Trust will be starting next month. The aim of the groups is to use engaging with wildlife to combat loneliness in east Cheshire following recent research that revealed over...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Volunteers continue to conserve Knutsford Heath

    Local conservation group Friends of the Heath, supported by volunteers from Cheshire Wildlife Trust and local residents, continued their work to conserve Knutsford Heath this week by clearing gorse, nest box maintenance and setting up new nest...

    • Posted September 14, 2017
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  • Behind the Scenes with Tabley House

    The doors may be closed to the public at The Tabley House Collection, Knutsford but that doesn’t mean that all is quiet.  In fact the house is buzzing with conservation volunteers dusting, cleaning, cataloguing and condition checking...

    • Posted December 7, 2012
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