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  • Tame foxes stolen from Cheshire wildlife hospital

    Two foxes have been stolen from a wildlife hospital near Knutsford. The animals – which were tame and named Alice and Rift – where stolen by intruders who broke open their pens at Lower Moss Wood Educational...

    • Posted February 10, 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 marks Older People’s Day on Monday 1st October

    Photo Credit: Creative Play Volunteering is being celebrated by Cheshire Wildlife Trust this national Older People’s Day on Monday 1st October. A survey carried out last year by the Jo Cox Commission found that three-quarters of older...

    • Posted September 29, 2018
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  • Rare spider found in Cheshire

    An exciting discovery has been made this summer at a nature reserve run by Cheshire Wildlife Trust. Arachnologist Richard Burkmar discovered a special tiny jumping spider during a survey visit to the Cheshire bog at Holcroft Moss...

    • Posted September 3, 2018
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  • RHS urges helping hand for garden wildlife

    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is urging gardeners to support garden wildlife as high temperatures, baked soils and evaporation inhibit their access to important food supplies. At RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, an estimated 5.5 inches of...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Clemley House opens garden in support of Wildlife Trust

    Garden lovers can look forward to visiting the garden at Clemley House at Duddon Common, near Tarporley on Sunday 24th June. The garden is being opened by Sue and Tom Makin to benefit several good causes including Cheshire...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Wildlife gardening expert supports Wildlife Trust

    Wildlife gardening expert, Chris Baines, is appearing at Ness Botanic Gardens this month in support of Cheshire Wildlife Trust. On Saturday 26th May, Chris will be giving a talk entitled ‘Gardening for Wildlife’ where he will share his...

    • Posted May 15, 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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  • Rare spider find for Cheshire Wildlife Trust

    Cheshire Wildlife Trust had some unexpected results in a recent spider survey carried out by the Tanyptera Trust in Delamere. The survey revealed two rare types of spider at Delamere, including the jumping spider Sitticus floricola and...

    • Posted December 10, 2017
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