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Christmas at Wildwood
25 November 2021

Christmas at Wildwood

Experience the magic of Christmas and create memories to last a lifetime with Wildwood this Festive Season.

Wildwood is pulling out all the stops this year to create a Christmas to remember. From the return of its legendary Santa’s grotto to truly unique gifts for those who have everything, Wildwood has got this festive season wrapped up.

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Wildwood Trust’s response to the consultation on approach to beaver reintroduction and management in England
16 November 2021

Wildwood Trust’s response to the consultation on approach to beaver reintroduction and management in England

Questions 1 to 5 are individual information that each person responding to the consultation needs to complete for themselves or their organisation. Wildwood Trust’s answers to Questions 6 to 11 are set out below and may be copied or adapted.

N.B. The Text in Blue is extracted from the wording from DEFRAs Consultation Proposals and is not part of Wildwood Trust’s response – that wording is for information and context only.

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Bat Rehabilitation
09 November 2021

Bat Rehabilitation

The bat rehabilitation centre at Wildwood has had a busy year. Hazel Ryan, our Senior Conservation officer, has received over 100 grounded bats found by members of the public. As a volunteer bat carer for Kent Bat Group, she initially cares for them at home. Once they have begun to recover from their injuries they are brought into the Wildwood flight cage for flight practice, to build up stamina and to allow Hazel to assess their suitability for release.

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I Spied A Spider
20 October 2021

I Spied A Spider

Have you ever been bitten by a spider? I have.

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Wolf Bites Sun
07 June 2021

Wolf Bites Sun

On June 10th between about 10.10 a.m. and 12.20 p.m. a partial eclipse of the Sun will be visible from UK, weather permitting. When I say ‘visible’, I mean it may be seen provided suitable precautions are taken to protect your eyes. Even a brief glance directly at the sun can cause permanent damage to your eyes, so should not be attempted under any circumstances.

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Greys versus Crows
26 April 2021

Greys versus Crows

Sounds like a match between two American football teams doesn’t it? But no, only one was American. It was a real life battle played out between Wildwood’s resident wild crows and a non-native grey squirrel that strayed too close to their nest.

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