|20 Dec 2012||Lincolnshire misses out on new zones to protect sealife |
Just as the grey seal pups born this winter at Donna Nook National Nature Reserve are heading out to sea for the first time, the Government has rejected advice to designate 127 Marine Conservation Zones which would protect their food supply, other sea life and underwater habitats.
|03 Dec 2012||Relax and enjoy the festive season at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve|
Get away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and escape to the peaceful surroundings of Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve on the Lincolnshire coast.
|19 Nov 2012||100 years of The Wildlife Trusts marked with commemorative history book|
With more than 500 stunning photographs, maps and fascinating ephemera, “ Wildlife in Trust” charts the changing fortunes of UK wildlife and the local nature conservation movement founded to protect it. Author Tim Sands recounts stories of local activism, visionary leaders, hard-fought campaigns, organisational growing pains and battles lost and won.
|09 Nov 2012||New partnership for nature launched in Lincolnshire|
The Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership (GLNP) was launched yesterday (8 November 2012) at Doddington Hall.
|29 Oct 2012||Ash dieback disease|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust welcomes the ban on the import of ash trees but fears it may be too late to stop the disease from spreading.
|18 Oct 2012||Explore the outdoors this autumn|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has plenty lots of autumnal events to encourage children to get off the sofa and enjoying an outdoor adventure
|10 Oct 2012||Better Access to the Fens - Consulting the Public|
People's views are wanted on how to improve access to Willow Tree Fen and the wider South Lincolnshire Fenlands: visit the Waterside Garden Centre on the afternoon of Wednesday 17 October or www.lincsfenlands.org.uk to have your say.
|01 Oct 2012||100 years of nature conservation: now available on DVD|
The film documenting the first 100 years of nature conservation is now available for £7.99
|01 Aug 2012||Sixty years a Local Nature Reserve|
Sixty years ago today, on 1 August 1952, Gibraltar Point became the first Local Nature Reserve in England to be declared by a Local Authority under the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act.
|30 Jul 2012||Explore outside, learn about nature and gain a Hedgehog Award|
The summer is packed with fun wildlife activities for children and every activity completed brings them a step closer to being awarded the coveted Wildlife Watch Hedgehog Award.
|24 Jul 2012||Lincolnshire’s nature partnership recognised by Defra Minister|
Local conservation organisation, the Lincolnshire Biodiversity Partnership, is celebrating this week after Defra Minister Richard Benyon announced that it was to become one of England’s first Local Nature Partnerships.
|19 Jul 2012||Join the search for species on the BioBlitz of Whisby Nature Park|
Taking place on the evening of Saturday 4 August and through the day on Sunday 5 August, it’s a race against time to find, identify and record the biodiversity of Whisby Nature Park.
|13 Jul 2012||Try and buy binoculars at special event at Gibraltar Point|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is hosting a demonstration event with optics specialists Opticron on Sunday 29 July from 10am until 4pm.
|05 Jul 2012||Construction company builds a winning green formula|
The Gelder Group scooped the Business Category Award and the Overall Lincolnshire Environmental Award in a ceremony held last night (Wednesday 4 July 2012).
|27 Jun 2012||Lincolnshire Environmental Award 2012 finalists announced|
The finalists in the Lincolnshire Environmental Award will make presentations to the panel of judges on Wednesday 4 July at the Bentley Hotel in Lincoln.
|23 May 2012||Wildlife pioneer Ted Smith CBE recognised|
Attenborough presents The Wildlife Trusts’ centenary award
|18 May 2012||Mad Hatters Topsy Turvy Tea Party |
The Mad Hatter himself will be hosting a very special Topsy Turvy Tea Party at Gibraltar Point on Wednesday 6 June and Friday 8 June, from 2pm – 4pm.
|17 May 2012||The search continues for wildflowers on the road verges of Lincolnshire|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is calling for volunteers to help discover the remaining wildflower rich road verges in two areas of the county.
|12 May 2012||Celebrating 100 years of protecting places for wildlife|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust was founded in 1948 but it is part of a nationwide Wildlife Trusts movement can be traced back to 1912.
|03 May 2012||Wildlife Workshops at Willow Tree Fen|
Free wildlife workshops are being held at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s Willow Tree Fen nature reserve in South Lincolnshire.
|27 Apr 2012||Celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day|
As the birds sing at the start of a new day, enjoy this celebration of spring on a guided walk with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.
|23 Apr 2012||Green Awards deadline draws near|
Individuals, groups and businesses from around the county have already entered the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards but it is not too late to get your entry in. The deadline is 30 April 2012.
|11 Apr 2012||All aflutter at Far Ings|
The grand opening of the new Butterfly Garden at the Far Ings Education Centre, Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Barton-upon-Humber, is on Saturday 14 April from 10am – 12noon.
|06 Apr 2012||Celebrating Our Woodland Wildlife|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is inspiring a passion for nature with a series of “Our Wildlife” events and is urging you to let our woodland wildlife knock your socks off.
|28 Mar 2012||Your vote is needed in the Under the Sea Schools Art Competition at Gibraltar Point|
Local primary schools have produced imaginative artwork inspired by what lives under the sea. It’s on display at the Gibraltar Point Visitor Centre until Sunday 29 April and your help is needed to choose a winning entry.
|22 Mar 2012||Cargill volunteers spend 500 hours in Tunman Wood|
Cargill employees based at Witham St Hughs are helping the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust with vital management work at Tunman Wood Nature Reserve.
|16 Mar 2012||Searching for our green heroes|
Entries are being sought for the county's most prestigious celebration of environmental excellence: The Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2012 are open for entries.
|02 Mar 2012||Enjoy Mother’s Day by the Sea|
Treat your Mum to a special day at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve this Mother’s Day, Sunday 18 March, with a guided walk and Sunday roast.
|01 Mar 2012||Free water vole and otter workshops|
Learn more about water voles and otters with these free workshops and help contribute to monitoring of the species in the Lincolnshire Coastal Grazing Marshes
|27 Feb 2012||North Lincolnshire wins in national ‘Strictly Wildlife’ Competition|
The Government today announced success for the Humberhead Levels in its national wildlife competition. Out of 76 original bids across the country, the Humberhead Levels Partnership ‘danced’ through to become a Government-backed Nature Improvement Area.
|06 Feb 2012||Invest in a love nest|
Gardeners are urged to give love a helping hand this Valentine’s Day by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
|10 Jan 2012||Stargazing with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust|
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has teamed up with local astronomer, Paul Money, to help you see the stars.
|06 Jan 2012||Improve your Wildlife and Landscape Photography|
Two of Lincolnshire’s outstanding National Nature Reserves are the location for photography workshops organised by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.