• Mayor and School Children visit Cock Robin Wood

    Monday 2nd May, 2016

    Mayor and School Children visit Cock Robin Wood

    On Monday 25th April, volunteers from the Cock Robin Wood Work Party were delighted to host the Mayor of Rugby, Councillor Richard Dodd, accompanied by his four legged companion Josh, for a guided walk around the reserve.

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  • Time is RUNNING Out to Save the Wild Child

    Monday 11th April, 2016

    Time is RUNNING Out to Save the Wild Child

    In a report published by The Wildlife Trusts in November 2015, a YouGov poll of parents and children found that 37% of children had not played outside by themselves in the last six months, and that 78% of parents were concerned that children don’t spend enough time interacting with nature and wildlife. [see note 3 below]

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  • Running wild: making a marathon effort to save the Wild Child

    Thursday 24th March, 2016

    Running wild: making a marathon effort to save the Wild Child

    On Sunday 24th April, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust’s Karl Curtis will be taking on the London Marathon, in an effort to raise money to reconnect children with nature.

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  • Warwickshire Wildlife Trust buys Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow

    Tuesday 1st March, 2016

    Bubbenhall Wood © Kate Sugden (WWT) 2016.

    Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the purchase of Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow, the Trust’s 65th nature reserve. We now own or manage over 1000 ha of wild space in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull, for the benefit of both people and wildlife.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts urge Government to drop the cull and focus on vaccination and securing badger BCG supplies

    Thursday 17th December, 2015

    Badger vaccination copyright Tom Marshall 2015.

    The Government today announced that it is suspending the sourcing of BCG vaccine for English badger vaccination schemes, that the 2015 badger culls were ‘successful in meeting their targets’ and confirmed it wants to see ‘badger control over a wider number of areas next year’, issuing new guidance to Natural England that significantly relaxes the current badger culling licence criteria.

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  • Do the wild walk this autumn!

    Saturday 14th November, 2015

    Measured mile trail markers at Abbey Green Park, Polesworth - copyright Alexis E

    Do you like to get active? Would you like to explore a reserve in a different way?

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  • Pear Tree in line of HS2 beats Magna Carta Yew & Tolpuddle Sycamore to Tree of the Year title.

    Monday 9th November, 2015

    The Cubbington Pear, a 250 year old tree directly in the line of the proposed HS2 rail link, has beaten some of the most famous and historically significant trees in the county to become the English Tree of the Year 2015. It will now go forward, along with the winners of the equivalent Woodland Trust competitions in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to compete for European Tree of the Year in 2016.

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  • New report shows that children need nature

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    Today sees the launch of a nationwide campaign by The Wildlife Trusts, called Every Child Wild, to highlight how disconnected children and young people have become from nature.

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  • Half term is for hedgehogs!

    Monday 19th October, 2015

    It’s Wild About Gardens Week during half-term (26 October – 1 November 2015) which this year will focus on gardening for hedgehogs.

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  • Before you croak it...

    Monday 7th September, 2015

    7th - 13th September is Remember a Charity Week, which highlights the lasting difference that is made when a legacy is left to a person's favourite charity in their Will.

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