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  • Natural path to happiness gets results

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Enjoying Nature © Paul Harris - 2020 VISION

    Sunshine for the soul: 30 Days Wild benefits health and wellbeing.

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  • Volunteers sought for Big Spring Beach Clean at Glenarm

    Friday 14th April, 2017

    Volunteers cleaning beach

    Local residents are being urged to help make Glenarm Strand gleam again, by taking part in a beach clean on Thursday, April 20 from 11am to 1pm.

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  • Wild Food Foray at Straidkilly Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 12th April, 2017

    (c) Matthew Roberts

    Join Ulster Wildlife and Forage Ireland on Saturday 29 April to uncover the wild spring larder that's just waiting to be tasted at Straidkilly Nature Reserve, near Carnlough.

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  • Bee Creative in the Garden!

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    Buff-tailed bumblebee (c) J Hawkins

    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to urge gardeners to do more to help protect bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

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  • Budding Attenboroughs get set for career in conservation, thanks to National Lottery funding

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    Trainees will learn to id wildlife with help from experts as part of programme

    Twenty-one budding Attenboroughs from Northern Ireland are set to get the skills and training to pursue a career in nature conservation, thanks to a new three-year programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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  • New research highlights skills gaps in the environmental conservation sector

    Tuesday 7th March, 2017

    Results will help shape environmental training for young people

    Lantra, in conjunction with Ulster Wildlife, recently undertook research looking at employability skills in Northern Ireland’s environmental conservation sector.

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  • Vital volunteers needed to save our last red squirrels

    Friday 24th February, 2017

    Red Squirrel © Christine Cassidy

    Are you nuts about red squirrels? We're leading a recruitment drive for volunteers across Northern Ireland to save our last red squirrels.

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  • Fermanagh man makes the cut to raise funds for nature

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Elvin Higgins, before he cut his hair and after

    A Fermanagh wildlife enthusiast has been growing his hair and beard, for almost two years, to raise funds for local nature conservation charity Ulster Wildlife.

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  • Do something for nature in 2017

    Tuesday 3rd January, 2017

    Elephant hawkmoth on flower

    With the New Year, comes new year’s resolutions! This year, why not make a pledge to do something for nature?

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  • Ulster Wildlife expresses concern over badger cull plans

    Monday 19th December, 2016

    Badger cubs (c) E Neep

    Ulster Wildlife has expressed concern about the strategy on bovine TB (bTB) eradication for Northern Ireland which was launched last week by the TB Strategic Partnership Group. This could see large numbers of healthy badgers culled within ten intervention areas across Northern Ireland.

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