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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Presents National Day of Play

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is encouraging youngsters to ‘get wild’ at its hugely popular Playday events this August, which feature everything from building dens to hunting bugs! Every year the Trust’s Playday events, held to celebrate the National Day of Play at its Wolseley Centre HQ, near Rugeley, and Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, draw thousands of people. This year’s Playday ...

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Trust’s HQ Hosts Fascinating World of Bats

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has teamed up with Staffordshire Bat Group, and is inviting nature lovers who want to find out more about one of Britain’s most fascinating nocturnal mammals to join a series of moonlit walks at the wildlife charity’s headquarters. The Trust’s Wolseley Centre base, near Rugeley will host a series of bat walks on Friday 16th June and Saturday ...

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Dawn Chorus Walk at Wolseley Centre

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to ditch the duvet, see the sun rise and hear the birds wake by experiencing one of Britain’s greatest wildlife spectacles The county’s largest nature conservation charity is holding a Dawn Chorus Walk event at its Wolseley Centre headquarters on Monday 1st May between 5am and 8am. Experts from the Trust will take people on ...

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Giving Tree

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Wolseley Centre is giving people the opportunity to keep memories alive with a new giving tree The copper giving tree is situated inside the centre’s entrance and will soon be adorned with personalised brass oak leaves. This unique piece of art offers a personalised way for people to record and share their memories. Suitable for all occasions ...

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Action Group Appeals for Barn Owl Sightings

An appeal for members of the public  has been issued from a barn owl action group to send in their sightings of the stunning bird of prey. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Barn Owl Action Group (BOAG) is asking people to get in touch with them if they see one across Staffordshire. They are especially keen to hear from people who spot a barn ...

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Trust Wins Opportunity to Help Thousands Encounter Peregrine Falcons

Thousands of people will now have the chance to experience an encounter with the fastest animal on the planet after a Staffordshire Wildlife Trust project was awarded almost £10,000 in a national competition. Thousands of votes were received from members of the public after the Trust submitted a project to be entered into The Aviva Community Fund, which supports and recognises ...

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Trust Hosts “An Audience with Mike Dilger” at Alton Towers Resort

  Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has announced it is to host ‘An Audience with Mike Dilger’ at the Alton Towers Resort in April. Best known for his television appearances on BBC’s The One Show, the Stafford-born naturalist will provide an interactive and illustrated talk on the trials and tribulations of being a wildlife presenter during the event, on Friday April 28. Mike, who ...

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Trust Launches “Wildlings” Play Sessions in March

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is expanding its provision for outdoor play for babies and toddlers through a new programme of activities. “Wildlings” play sessions at the Trust’s Wolseley Centre headquarters, near Rugeley, will start in March and run from 10.30am-12pm on the first and third Friday of each month. The sessions will be aimed at children from six months to five years, and ...

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Celebrate the New Year with Traditional Wassailing Ceremony

People of all ages are invited to join the county’s largest nature conservation charity to encourage a good fruit harvest for the New Year. Sunday 15th January sees the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust stage it’s popular annual wassailing ceremony at its Wolseley Centre HQ, near Rugeley. The ancient custom involves driving evil spirits out of trees and encouraging good spirits in the hopes ...

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Festive Cheers for Breeding Barn Owls

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has received some glad tidings as numbers of breeding barn owls in the county showed an increase on the previous two years. Worrying figures over the past few years have suggested that Barn Owls were becoming fewer than ever before, but the Trust’s Staffordshire Barn Owl Action Group (BOAG) has reported 44 breeding pairs in 2016, compared ...

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