Tame Valley Blog

Invasive Species Week 27th March – 2nd April
This week is Invasive Species Week, hosted by NNIS (Non-native invasive species). Would like to know more about them specifically? Pop over to their website here – NNIS The agenda for Invasive Species Week and how you can get involved!: Monday – Welcome to Invasive Species Week! Tuesday – Biosecurity Wednesday
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Communities invited to contribute to the Tame Valley Wetlands’ future vision
The Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme is inviting community groups and individuals with an interest in heritage, access to the countryside or the environment to their Community Gathering on Saturday 25th March.
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An important time for the Tame Valley Wetlands
The Tame Valley Wetlands, spanning from Birmingham through rural North Warwickshire and Tamworth, is a landscape of real importance for society and nature, and one which is under substantial pressure.
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Doing our bit for National Nest Box Week
BTO National Nest Box Week: 14th-21st February 2017 In preparation of the BTO’s 20th National Nest Box Week (NNBW) and the onset of 2017 breeding bird season, Tame Valley Wetlands have been doing their bit to create homes for our feathered friends. Recently, Tame Valley Wetlands supplied 23 nest boxes to project sites at
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Tesco Bags for Help Projects
Work has started on the ground to improve walking routes throughout the Tame Valley Wetlands area, thanks to Tesco's Bags for Help grant scheme, who have gifted £8000 from the 5p plastic bag levy.
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Tameside LNR welcomes Sand Martins with new Des Res
Sand Martins migrating to the Tame Valley now have a new custom made hotel at Tameside Local Nature Reserve.
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Hedgerow restored at Whitacre Heath SSSI
During January 2017, contractors working for Tame Valley Wetlands restored 170m of native hedgerow using traditional methods at Whitacre Heath SSSI.
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Six of Britain’s Toughest Winter Wildlife
Winter is the coldest and darkest time of year. While we’re keeping warm in our heated houses and warm clothing, the rest of Britain’s wildlife are taking their own steps to ensure they survive the winter. With the lack of food, heat and short days, how do they manage it?
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