Tagged with: Conservation

25 posts about Conservation on this blog

  1. Water voles get Llangorse boost

    Tuesday 25 May 2010, 12:02

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    One of the UK's most endangered mammals is getting a conservation boost this summer when 100 water voles are released into a specially-designed habitat in Powys.

    Llangorse lake will be the new home for the young voles, as part of an ongoing scheme by the Environment Agency to arrest the species' decline...

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  2. Stunt rider backs beauty spot campaign

    Tuesday 25 May 2010, 11:45

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    A police campaign to protect prime natural habitats in north east Wales has had backing this week from an unlikely source. Stunt motorcycle rider Jason Rennie has pledged his support for North Wales Police's Heather And Hillforts campaign.

    The campaign aims to combat damage to the Denbighshire countryside...

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  3. British Waterways want kingfisher spotters

    Tuesday 30 March 2010, 12:31

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    British Waterways is after nature lovers who can take time to note the wildlife they see at their local waterway, be it canal, river or stream. And this year the organisation is placing special emphasis on the kingfisher, which may have suffered a decline in numbers because of this year's harsh winter...

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  4. Clean up operation for oily swans

    Friday 5 March 2010, 12:22

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Volunteers at a bird sanctuary have started the painstaking process of cleaning 23 swans covered in cooking oil at a lake in Swansea.

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    The birds were rescued by the RSPCA and taken to the Tinker's Hill Rescue Centre in Amroth, Pembrokeshire.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/8548656.stm

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  5. Oh, I do like to be beside the sea side

    Thursday 4 March 2010, 10:00

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    rspb_seaside.jpg
    The RPSB are asking young people to get involved and establish safe havens for sea creatures of all shapes and sizes - from dolphins to starfish.

    New laws now commit the UK, Welsh and Scottish governments to creating more nature reserves at sea.

    The RSPB, along with other organisations, is campaigning...

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