THE WILDLAND NETWORK - NEWS 2007

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DECEMBER

Rewilding Childhood
Rewilding Childhood December 2007

Tree for every child scheme launched
Coed Cadw (Woodland Trust) and Forestry Commission, 18th December, 2007

Cambrian Mountains left in a 'tourism black hole'
Western Mail 17 December 2007

State of Britain's Mammals Report for 2007
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit December 2007

Electricity cables from Highland wind farms would destroy the Cairngorms, say opponents
The Observer, 9 December 2007

Landowner flies in elk to get a really wild show off the ground
The Times, 3 December 2007

Long-term solution needed for Chagford’s Commons
Open Spaces Society 3 December 2007

NOVEMBER

New report supports species re-introductions
Daily Telegraph 29 November 2007

New book: “Tooth and Claw: living alongside Britain’s predators”
Tooth and Claw, November 2007

Factsheet from the National Children’s Bureau underlines importance of “wild play”
National Children’s Bureau November 2007

Industrial wind turbine development to end in French rural and wild areas
Cambrian News 8 November 2007

OCTOBER

Millionaire landowner confirms Highland wildlife park would ban ramblers
Sunday Herald 28 October 2007

Company to earn £10m industrialisation of our hillsides
Press & Journal, 26 October 07

First minister announces new era for renewable energy
25 October 2007

The Great Crane Project
Pensthorpe Conservation Trust 25 October 2007

Beaver re-introduction may go ahead in Scotland
15 October 2007

SEPTEMBER

Restoring the Wild Coast of King Canute
RSPB 30 September 2007

Britain looks to US for wolf breeding plan
The Observer 30 September 2007

Golden Eagle poisoned
The Scotsman 26 September 2007

Report published on the future of farming
11 September 2007

AUGUST

Yet another debate on uplands going through the standard list of issues
27 August 2007

Scheme takes moorland back to nature
Natural England EM/210/07 20 August 2007

Plans to reintroduce beavers to Scotland a step closer
Press & Journal 1 August 2007

JULY

Biffaward targets £7million to give nature a bigger helping hand
Biffaward 20 July 2007

Anger at windfarms
Tivy-Side Advertiser 6 July 2007

JUNE

New marine conservation regulations too little too late
WWF-UK News 25 June 2007

England’s trees key to future well-being
DEFRA News Ref: 191/07, 20 June 2007

Brown bears almost extinct in Alps
Reuters 20 June 2007

Scottish rural agencies told to work together
The Herald, 20 June 2007

Biodiversity is crucial in the fight against climate change
Defra News Release Ref: 169/07 12 June 2007

Miliband sets out ‘Access All Areas’ plan for English coast
DEFRA News Ref: 187/07, 19 June 2007

Conserving biodiversity is key to tackling climate change say scientists
Royal Society 12 June 2007

Pair charged over dolphin actions
BBC News Online 10 June 2007

‘Time is right’ to bring beavers back to Scotland
Sunday Herald 10 June 2007

China clay converted to woodland
BBC News Online 8 June 2007

Protect our seas - Marine Protected Areas needed now, says Natural England
Natural England News 7 June 2007

Facing slaughter, the bison that battled back from extinction
The Times 2 June 2007

MAY

Trip gives an insight into beaver
BBC Online news 23 May 2007

Biodiversity duty guidance published today
DEFRA Information Bulletin Ref: 143/07 22 May 2007

Forests group gets £50,000 grant
this is Scotland 15 May 2007

No-fishing zones 'help restore coral'
Daily telegraph 14 May 2007

Irish badger culling 'is futile'
BBC news online 14 may 2007

Red squirrel dies from deadly pox
BBC news online 11 May 2007

Anger at beauty spot 'vandalism'
Craven Herald 11 May 2007

Outrage as patch of woodland stripped
Bracknell News 10 May 2007

Changing face of Ashdown Forest
this is Kent 10 May 2007

Ancient forests get lottery facelift
The Argus, 8 May 2007

£3m to preserve area's landscapes
BBC news online 8 May 2007

Banned poisons were found after dying birds discovered
this is North Scotland 1 May 2007

APRIL

Developers replant trees after felling
EDP24 30 April 2007

Trust drops Tamar wetland plans
BBC online news 30 April 2007

Gamekeeper admits poison charges
BBC News Online 30 April 2007

SNH is accused of collusion in windfarms row
this is North Scotland 30 April 2007

Otter shot dead on Frodingham beck
Driffied Times 27 April 2007

Police fear island's historic badger population has been exterminated
this is North Scotland 25 April 2007

'Illegal' beaver caught in wild
BBC News 13 April 2007

Anger at National Trust grouse shoots triggers withdrawal of public money
Scotland on Sunday 8 April 2007

The island of Sark gains new status as a wetland of international importance
Defra News Release Ref: 108/07 2 April 2007

MARCH

£3.9 billion for the English countryside
Defra News Release Ref: 100/07 29 March 2007

All at sea
Guardian 21 March 2007

Government outlines plans in Marine Bill White Paper
DEFRA News 15 March 2007

New Bill and strategy lay foundations for tackling climate change
DEFRA News Ref: 76/07 13 March 2007

A land fit for the future: Miliband urges radical land use rethink
DEFRA 9 March 2007

SNH maps out escape routes for species moving with the climate change
SNH Press Release 6 March 2007

Work begins on Hull woodland project
BBC News
5 March 2007

Power giant planning huge pylons in highlands accused of arrogance
Press & Journal 5 Mar 2007

FEBRUARY

Natural England proposes legislation to improve access to England’s coastline
Natural England Press Release 14 Feb 2007

Dykes can no longer stem the tide
EU Press Release14 Feb 2007

President Barroso recognises biodiversity conservation is a vital part of the debate on the future of Europe
Birdlife International News 12 Feb 2007

Wild boar concerns prompt study
BBC News Online 9 Feb 2007

A new 'countryside' map of UK seas
Natural England 7 Feb 2007

Eco-millionaire's land grab prompts fury
The Observer 4 Feb 2007

Ministers should reject damaging wind farm proposal
RSPB Scotland 2 February 2007

No action after fox killed at Royal shoot
EDP24 1 February 2007

Research shows public support for badger cull
Farming Online 1 Feb 2007

Defra has launched a consultation on its long-term vision for marine fisheries.
Defra news release 1 Feb 2007

JANUARY

Business as usual - has the Countryside Council of Wales lost its teeth in the face of economic pressures?
The Guardian 31 January 2007

How freeing a few packs of wolves could enliven the Scots economy
The Times, 31 Jan, 2007

Oil exploration in protected dolphin habitat
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society 31 Jan 2007

Persimmon Homes fined £13,000 for beck pollution
Environment Agency 30 Jan 2007

New Stansted flight path to destroy ancient woodland
Woodland Trust 30 Jan 2007

UK Trees and Forests
POSTnote 275, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology 27 Jan 2007

Time is running out for irreplaceable ancient woodland in Northern Ireland
Woodland Trust 25 Jan 2007

New pilots announced to push policy on flooding and coastal erosion
DEFRA Ref: 3/07 4 January 2007

Illegal persecution of red kites still a massive problem in Scotland
RSPB media release 2 Jan 2007