Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Wildlife Trust"

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
Nantwich students star in Cheshire Wildlife Trust community project

Nantwich students star in Cheshire Wildlife Trust community project

Nantwich students at Reaseheath College have been taking part in Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s “Go Wild – Get Fit” project.

The Foundation students have been developing their employability skills by volunteering on the project as part of their Career Development Pathway.

March 6, 2019
Cheshire Wildlife Trust appeals for support in Year of the Environment

Cheshire Wildlife Trust appeals for support in Year of the Environment

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is urging more residents to back their fight to protect the county’s natural habitats during 2019 – the Government’s Year of the Environment.

Latest reports paint a bleak picture on the loss of natural areas, says the trust.

January 29, 2019
Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust bosses have voiced concerns over the Bovine TB Strategy Review led by Sir Charles Godfray.

The trust, welcoming recommendations for a changed emphasis in the fight to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB), is unhappy over the review’s recommendations to continue badger culling.

November 19, 2018