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  • Big Wildlife Count in Ipswich

    Thursday 8th June, 2017

    Join us for a 24-hour Big Wildlife Count at Belstead Brook Park on 10 and 11 June.

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  • New Homes on Water Tower for Southwold Swifts

    Tuesday 6th June, 2017

    Southwold Water Tower by Essex and Suffolk Water

    A set of speakers playing swift calls will help attract new residents to 16 nesting boxes that have recently been installed on Essex & Suffolk Water’s Southwold water tower.

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  • Cherishing Churchyards

    Wednesday 31st May, 2017

    Churchyard by Juliet Hawkins

    To celebrate Suffolk's churchyards as a haven for wildlife Suffolk Wildlife Trust is holding a series of churchyard discovery evenings throughout Cherishing Churchyard Week from Saturday 3rd June

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  • Suffolk a stronghold for threatened stag beetle

    Thursday 25th May, 2017

    Few British insects are quite as impressive and distinctive as the stag beetle. The spectacular male, with its huge antler-like jaws, is our largest and most conspicuous terrestrial beetle. This is the time of year to look out for them; in the coming weeks the iconic males will be flying on warm summer evenings at dusk in search of a female. At the same time, females will be on the ground, where they will be emitting pheromones to attract a mate.

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  • May Fair at Foxburrow Farm

    Thursday 18th May, 2017

    Join Suffolk Wildlife Trust for an outdoor mini nature festival on Sunday 21st May from 11am – 4pm

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  • Bradfied Woods project through to public vote at Tesco

    Monday 15th May, 2017

    Suffolk Wildlife Trust is asking shoppers to vote for a project at one of its reserves after making it through to the final of a community initiative launched by Tesco.

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  • Trust's vision for new nature reserve to feature on Countryfile

    Thursday 11th May, 2017

    Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s vision for a new landscape-scale nature reserve in the Broads National Park will be featured on BBC’s Countryfile this Sunday.

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  • Suffolk Wildlife Trust celebrates Hedgehog Awareness Week with giant mural

    Monday 1st May, 2017

    ATM Hedgehog in Somerset

    To celebrate Ipswich as a Hedgehog Hotspot Suffolk Wildlife Trust is marking Hedgehog Awareness Week with a giant hedgehog mural on a town centre wall. Street artist ATM will create the artwork over three days. He is known for highlighting the plight of threatened species across the world.

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  • Suffolk residents called to survey precious wood pasture & parkland sites across the county

    Wednesday 19th April, 2017

    Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is launching a new conservation project this April to help protect Britain’s precious wood pasture and parkland habitats, which are home to several endangered species such as the lesser-spotted woodpecker, violet crick beetle and the pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly. The first phase of this new project will be piloted in Suffolk, a county which is home to 1,250 of these ecologically important and iconic landscapes. PTES is calling for local volunteers to help by trialling a simple survey that has been devised to assess the condition of these important habitats.

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  • No wolves to be released at Knettishall Heath

    Thursday 13th April, 2017

    Suffolk Wildlife Trust would like to reassure members of the public that it has no plans to release wolves onto one of its reserves – following a number of spoof reports.

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