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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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  • Four new marine protected areas welcomed for NI's seas

    Tuesday 13th December, 2016

    Black guillemot (c) Christine Cassidy

    The Northern Ireland Marine Task Force (NIMTF), a coalition of ten environmental organisations including Ulster Wildlife, today welcomed the designation of four new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) for our seas.

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  • Trainees set for future wild career after year-long traineeship

    Monday 12th December, 2016

    2016 trainees receiving their certificates

    Thanks to funding from Heritage Lottery Fund’s Skills for the Future Programme, six passionate and talented trainees from Ulster Wildlife are celebrating their success having completed a year-long paid nature skills traineeship.

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  • John Lewis Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    Fox featured in John Lewis Christmas Advert

    The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to be John Lewis’s Christmas campaign charity partner.

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  • Act for bats!

    Tuesday 18th October, 2016

    Wild About Gardens Week - (c) A. Lewis

    Gardeners urged to take action to help the stars of the night.

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  • HRH The Earl of Wessex praises young DofE wildlife champions

    Tuesday 11th October, 2016

    HRH Earl of Wessex meeting young farmers & pupils from Beechlawn

    HRH The Earl of Wessex, visited Hillsborough Castle today to meet with young people undertaking their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), as part of a tour marking the DofE Charity’s 60th anniversary.

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  • Grassroots initiative helps young people champion nature

    Tuesday 27th September, 2016

    Minister McIlveen joins Kristina McKeag to launch Grassroots Challenge

    The future’s bright for Northern Ireland’s young people and wildlife thanks to a brand new initiative led by Ulster Wildlife – the Grassroots Challenge.

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  • Citizen scientists urged to get involved in Coastwatch Surveys

    Wednesday 21st September, 2016

    Launching Coastwatch Surveys at Warrenpoint

    Members of the public are being urged to get out to their local shoreline from 15 September until 15 October to take part in Ireland’s largest citizen science survey of our coast.

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