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Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham opens a new centre for volunteering and research and finds out about the work of the Peatlands Partnership

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:43
New research centre will help scientists discover the secrets of the Flow Country

RSPB appeal for help naming 100,000 knot on Norfolk nature reserve

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:21
The RSPB is calling on the public to 'Name a Knot' to support their Snettisham Hide crowdfunding appeal

National survey fuels plans to help one of Scotland's most iconic birds

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 01:01
The latest national survey of Scotland's population of capercaillie, the world's largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the country's most endangered birds.

Natural fun at RSPB Leighton Moss this summer

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:08
Keeping the family entertained during the summer holidays can often seem a daunting task. So what better way to enjoy those seemingly endless days of summer than by having a wild time at Leighton Moss nature reserve. Families looking for a great day out will discover lots of ways to explore the outdoors with a packed programme of fun events and activities all designed to entertain, educate and stimulate.

Treuliwch noson yn y gwyllt ar Ynys Echni, Caerdydd

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:08
Am y bumed flwyddyn yn olynol, bydd plant a theuluoedd ledled Cymru yn gwersyllu yn eu sachau cysgu ac yn casglu o amgylch y tân wrth iddynt dreulio noson o dan y sêr a dod yn nes at natur.

Spend a night in the wild on Cardiff's Flat Holm Island

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:02
For the fifth year running, children and their families across Wales will be pitching up their tents, rolling out their sleeping bags and gathering round the camp fire as they take a step closer to nature by spending a night out under the stars.

Get up, get out, and get wild this summer!

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:48
RSPB Scotland is offering half price entry to three of its reserves this summer to reconnect families with the natural world.

Anna Turley MP champions threatened seabird

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:12
Anna Turley MP has visited a conservation project in Teesside dedicated to reversing the fortunes of the little tern, one of the UK's most threatened seabirds.

Record breaking school children raise funds for wildlife

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:55
More than 370 local primary school children have enjoyed taking a walk on the wild side and raised almost £1500 for the RSPB as part of a Guinness Book of Records attempt.

Help choose Oxford's new swift tower!

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:25
Public vote to find new Swift Tower now live on Oxford City Council website

Record year for rare black-winged stilts

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 01:01
An unprecedented 13 black-winged stilt chicks fledge in the UK across sites in Kent, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, including nine on two RSPB reserves.

Hen harriers on the decline in Northern Ireland

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:25
Hen harriers - an iconic bird of prey - are on the decline in Northern Ireland, according to a new survey.

Aberdeen Red Kites celebrate 10 years of being back

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:59
The first red kites to grace the skies of Aberdeenshire in nearly 150 years, returned on this day 10 years ago.

Scenic Routes structure opens at new site in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:02
A new Scenic Routes structure was officially opened to the public today (July 14) at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond.

Last chance to see the stars of Malham Cove

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:26
People are being urged to visit Malham Cove to see a pair of Peregrine Falcons - and their three young - before a public viewpoint closes in two weeks' time.

RSPB Cors Ddyga - agor drws ar un o ryfeddodau cudd Môn

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:41
Mae RSPB Cymru wrth eu bodd o gyhoeddi bod eu gwarchodfa natur dawel ar Ynys Môn, RSPB Cors Ddyga, oedd gynt wedi'i henwi yn 'Malltraeth Marsh', yn cael ei hagor yn swyddogol gan Aelod Cynulliad Ynys Môn Rhun ap Iorwerth am 13:00,17 Gorffennaf 2017.

Anglesey's hidden gem - RSPB Cors Ddyga

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:34
RSPB Cymru is delighted to announce that their quiet nature reserve on Anglesey, RSPB Cors Ddyga, formerly named as 'Malltraeth Marsh', will be officially opened by Ynys Môn Assembly Member Rhun ap Iorwerth at 1pm on July 17, 2017.

Ambitious project seeks extra funding needed to improve disabled access to great outdoors

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:33
A project that would put Loch Leven at the forefront of countryside access for disabled people in Scotland is one step closer

Keeping track of Bempton Cliffs' tree sparrows

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:24
Staff and volunteers at RSPB Bempton Cliffs have been carrying out vital work to combat the decline of the humble tree sparrow, which was once a regular sighting in gardens across the country.

Join special guests the Twirlywoos for a night time adventure at RSPB Fairburn Ings

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:06
Wildlife explorers and keen campers are once again invited to join RSPB Fairburn Ings for the Big Wild Sleepout, a unique and wild camping experience - and this year will be bigger and better than ever, with some extra special guests.

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