Wildlife watching in the West Midlands
County by county
Recent West Midlands news
- Quarry proposal puts ancient woodland at risk
- Europe's strongest beetle discovered in Worcestershire
- Quarries are great for wildlife!
- Kestrel chicks rescued from nest robber in Wolverhampton churchyard
- Major fire service requests sky lantern legislation & large retailer removes them from sale – DEFRA ignores
- Call for Chinese lantern ban is growing
- Forest of Dean wild boar to be culled
- The future of much of the UK's iconic wildlife hangs in the balance
- HS2 phase 1: 33 ancient woods condemned?
- Former owner of National Birds of Prey Centre charged with selling birds illegally
- Plantlife launches a campaign to save Britain's last remaining meadows
- Cuckoos return to UK
- Work to save woodland birds to take place in Worcestershire
- 2 leucistic blackbirds in Herefordshire
- Butterflies in December
More West Midlands news
- Butterfly survival blueprint unveiled
- Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on wildlife crime
- Lowland heath restoration in Staffordshire – Volunteers needed
- England's forests to be saved for the nation
- UK hare numbers decline by 80% - Time for a close season
- Greylag goose at Stretton Sugwas Lakes
- Wildlife at risk as drought spreads
- Drought conditions playing havoc with bluebell season
- First butterflies of 2012
- UK government announces 12 large scale 'wildlife zones'
- Pigeon fanciers investigated by police for Peregrine persecution
- Worcestershire Wildlife Trust buys three wildflower meadows
- Brown Hairstreak butterfly recovering – Report your sightings
- The Worcestershire field filled with a million crickets
- High Speed Train will wreck wildlife
Why is Herefordshire ignored by national conservation bodies? RSPB, we need you.
There are no RSPB reserves, no WWT reserves, and no National Parks. To my surprise, I have discovered that there are 3 National Nature Reserves in Herefordshire, covering just 200 hectares between them, but 2 of them are permanently closed to the public.