THE WILDLAND NETWORK - NEWS 2005

2005

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

DECEMBER

Return of the native
Guardian, 30 December 2005

Opening to all, Englandís coast trail
The Observer, 18 December 2005

Cattle not helped by UK badger cull
The Scientist, 15 December 2005

DEFRA announces new measures to tackle bovine tb in England
Defra News Release 587/05, 15 December 2005

Biodiversity grant scheme launched "working to halt the loss of biological diversity"
Defra News Release 592/05, 15 December 2005

Strutting black grouse still in the red
RSPB News Release, 15 December 2005

50 Wild Boar Are In Forest
The Citizen newspaper (Gloucester) 8 December 2005

Wildlife Trusts launch Wetland Restoration Manual
The Wildlife Trusts, 8 December 2005

Englandís biodiversity plans to benefit from £13.5m funding programme
SITA Trust press release, 1 December 2005

NOVEMBER

New project to increase land for all
DEFRA press release 560/05, 30 November 2005

Switzerland (wolf population 3) proposes wolf huntÖ
WWF Press Release, 23 November 2005

Environment Agency States Sea of Concern
EA press release 118/05, 11 November 2005

Reserves hope for red squirrels
BBC News 9 November 2005

England's introduced species revealed
English Nature press release, 9 November 2005

Scotland 'to lead the way in attracting wilderness tourists'
The Scotsman, 4th November 2005 & PAN Parks Foundation press release, 3rd November 2005

OCTOBER

Britainís oldest national conservation body advocates law to fight bracken menace
Open Spaces Society, 31 October 2005

Beavers introduced into 100 acre willow wood and lake reserve
Times, 27, 28 October 2005 and Press Statement from DEFRA and the Lower Mill Estate, 28 October 2005

£1 million to flow into River Avon restoration
English Nature, 25 October 2005

DTI approves Kent wind farm
Dept. Trade and Industry, 18 October 2005

Call for the wild lynx to make a comeback
Ripon News, Knaresborough Today, 7 October 2005 and Times, 11th October, 2005

Puma on the loose in Fife
Fife Constabulary, October 2005

SEPTEMBER

National Trust unveils its Nature Conservation Strategy
National Trust, 23 September 2005

Department of Trade and Industry: Renewable energy
Public Accounts Committee Sixth Report 05-06 HC 413, 15 September 2005

Measures to harness marine energy
Scottish Executive, 7 September 2005

Public consultation on wild boar in England announced
DEFRA 2 September 2005

Scotland to miss out on beaver benefits
Scottish Executive, 1st September 2005

AUGUST

New Book is published - "Beyond Conservation: a wildland strategy" by Peter Taylor
Read the article by Peter Marren on this new book in The Independent newspaper, 22nd August 2005  -

New Planning Policy Statement aims to safeguard valuable habitat
Planning Policy Statement 9: Biodiversity and Geological Conservation, OPDM, 16 August 2005

Walkers Celebrate Permanent Right To Access Public Forestry Estates
Forestry Commission, 16th August 2005

Report reveals decline in woodland wildflowers
Long term ecological change in British woodland (1971-2001) - EN, 11th August 2005

Natural ways to control Highland deer
Deer Hunters - Society Guardian, 10 August 2005

JULY

Infrastructures for renewable energy generation in England
Hansard 164WS, 21 July 2005

New windfarm policy statement for Wales
Welsh Assembly 12 July 2005

Mixed fortunes for Britain's upland birds says RSPB

JUNE

New Government policy on ancient and native woodland
KEEPERS OF TIME,  Forestry Commission, 29th June 2005

Wildland in Britain: the new potential - a review on progress on achieving wilder landscapes
Wildland Network,9th May 2005