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A whole lot of holiday fun for the whole family at WWT

Posted on 19th January 2012 by WWT Media

Why don’t you visit your local WWT Wetland Centre during February half term to enjoy a whole host of activities and events that the family can enjoy, while giving children exciting opportunities to learn about the [...]

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Reward a wetland hero

Posted on 10th January 2012 by WWT Media

WWT are looking for the unsung hero responsible for the best wetland in the UK and they need your help. Use the online form at wwt.org.uk/marsh-award to nominate the wetland you most love and admire. A panel of experts [...]

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Rare bird rescue hits new milestone

Posted on 21st December 2011 by WWT Media

The Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation breeding programme is a collaboration between WWT, Birds Russia, Moscow Zoo and the RSPB working with colleagues from the BTO, BirdLife International, ArcCona and the Spoon-billed [...]

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Plan for water has no bottle

Posted on 8th December 2011 by WWT Media

The Government’s Water White Paper, Water for Life, is published today. The measures outlined could reduce water use and better safeguard wetlands but action is delayed and concerns about urban flooding and over-[...]

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Swan-up and duck down, dramatic changes revealed in the UK's [...]

Posted on 24th November 2011 by WWT Media

Press release on behalf of the following partnership: British Trust for Ornithology; Joint Nature Conservation Committee; Natural England; Northern Ireland Environment Agency; RSPB; Scottish Natural Heritage; and the [...]

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What’s the trick to counting flocks of birds

Posted on 16th November 2011 by WWT Media

Volunteers will spend this Sunday spotting and recording the thousands of waterbirds that migrate to the UK in winter. Staff and visitors at all nine WWT wetland reserves will be taking part in the annual Wetland Bird [...]

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From Russia with love: rare bird entrusted to British [...]

Posted on 14th November 2011 by WWT Media

The Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation breeding programme is a collaboration between WWT, Birds Russia, Moscow Zoo and the RSPB working with colleagues from the BTO, BirdLife International, ArcCona and the Spoon-billed [...]

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Swan named Mr Bond set to reveal migration secrets

Posted on 12th November 2011 by WWT Media

A graceful, feathered Mr Bond should soon be skyfalling into the UK to help scientists uncover more about its long migration route. The Bewick’s swan, coded 007T and named Mr Bond, was one of 10 Bewick’s fitted with [...]

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Wetlands Trust celebrates 65 years

Posted on 10th November 2011 by WWT Media

One of the world’s largest wetland conservation organisations celebrates its 65th anniversary today. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust has saved species, pioneered scientific research and helped governments and [...]

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International boost for UK wetlands trust

Posted on 1st November 2011 by WWT Media

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust is today (1 November 2011) forging closer ties with more than 150 governments that have committed to safeguarding wetlands through an international treaty. WWT Chief Executive Martin [...]

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