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Cheshire Wildlife Trust backs “Big Wild Walk” for nature

Cheshire Wildlife Trust backs “Big Wild Walk” for nature

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is urging residents to support the “Big Wild Walk” for nature between October 25-31.

Ramble for red squirrels, put your boots on for beavers or hike for a hedgehog, the Trust hopes the public will stride out before COP26.

October 18, 2021
Cheshire Wildlife Trust to recruit for seven new positions

Cheshire Wildlife Trust to recruit for seven new positions

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is recruiting for seven new positions to its Nature Recovery team.

Positions range from entry level living landscape officers, to senior living landscape officers and programme managers.

July 15, 2021
Cheshire Sandstone Ridge designation “not enough”, says Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Sandstone Ridge designation “not enough”, says Wildlife Trust

A plan to designate Cheshire’s Sandstone Ridge as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is not going far enough, warns Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

They say the move is not enough to support an “abundance of wildlife, nor to contribute to tackling our climate and nature emergencies”.

July 1, 2021
Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

A Tarporley youngster has won a Cheshire Wildlife Trust competition to come up with names for two beavers introduced back into the wild.

They will be called Rowan and Willow – despite some entries suggesting more comical names such as ‘Beaver McBeaverface’ and ‘Justin Beaver’!

April 12, 2021
Cheshire Wildlife Trust raises £30,000 for beaver project

Cheshire Wildlife Trust raises £30,000 for beaver project

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has raised £30,000 needed to build beaver-proof fencing as part of a project to reintroduce the animal in the county. The Trust now has funds required for the fence at the 4.5 hectare enclosure near Hatchmere in Delamere. Contractors have already made a start preparing for the arrival of a pair of beavers. It is part of[Read More…]

October 2, 2020
Cheshire Wildlife Trust anger as 2,500 badgers to be culled in county

Cheshire Wildlife Trust anger as 2,500 badgers to be culled in county

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has blasted a Government move to allow what they say is the largest ever seasonal cull of badgers.

The move could see nearly 2,500 badgers in Cheshire alone being killed this Autumn, the trust says.

September 9, 2020
FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

Many of us are struggling with cabin fever.

With the pandemic’s key public health measure being social distancing, a lot of us have had to stay hunkered down at home with our families, having no idea when things will pick up again.

August 31, 2020
Cheshire Wildlife Trust to bring beavers back after 400 years

Cheshire Wildlife Trust to bring beavers back after 400 years

Cheshire Wildlife Trust are to reintroduce beavers back to Cheshire after 400 years.

Beavers are native to Cheshire but they became extinct in England in the 16th century.

August 18, 2020
Lesser Skullcap plant returns to Cheshire after 20-year absence

Lesser Skullcap plant returns to Cheshire after 20-year absence

The Lesser Skullcap plant has been reintroduced to a Cheshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve after a 20 year absence from the county.

Historically, the plant was used in traditional medicine and had a multitude of uses including a nerve disorder sedative.

July 24, 2020
Rare meat-eating plants re-introduced to Cheshire!

Rare meat-eating plants re-introduced to Cheshire!

One of England’s few carnivorous plants has been re-introduced to Cheshire at a secret location.

The insect-eating Great Sundew (Drosera anglica), which was made extinct during World War One, was re-introduced last week, says Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

May 26, 2020
Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils new patron Richard Walker

Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils new patron Richard Walker

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has a new patron in Richard Walker, managing director of Iceland Foods.

Mr Walker was selected amid the food retailer’s commitment to protecting the environment.

April 26, 2020
BBC’s Kate MacRae to stage Cheshire Wildlife Trust workshops

BBC’s Kate MacRae to stage Cheshire Wildlife Trust workshops

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is to stage a weekend of talks with wildlife consultant, blogger and teacher Kate MacRae.

Featured on the BBC’s Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Countryfile, wildlife enthusiast Kate will be heading up to Cheshire.

September 4, 2019
Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs for its charity calendar competition.

Snappers can have their top pictures featured in the 2020 calendar which will go on sale later this year.

March 17, 2019