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10 hedgehog-friendly gardening tips for the months ahead People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) have together produced a free guide of 10 tips to make your gardens hedgehog-friendly this autumn and help this small British mammal in decline. Their top tips: check your bonfires and make your gardens accessible! …

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Hedgehog-friendly garden selected for international horticultural show 8-13 July 2014 The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) are pleased to announce that their joint submission for a hedgehog-friendly garden has been selected as one of this year’s summer gardens at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.  The charities’ …

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Around one million mammals are killed on UK roads each year, but People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is turning these deaths into a positive, by using recorded sightings of road kill to help monitor the changing state of Britain’s wildlife populations, all with the help of the Mammals On Roads app starting this July. …

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Wildlife charity reintroduces extinct dormice as part of national programme Following the successful reintroduction of rare hazel dormice (Muscardinus avellanarius) to an undisclosed woodland location in Nottinghamshire last year, the charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) will today (10 June 2014) release 21 breeding pairs into another nearby wood, as part of a national …

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This week (2 June 2014), People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) publishes the latest in its series of research and conservation reports, The State of Britain’s Mammals. The theme of this year’s report focusses on diseases that affect British mammals, ranging from waterborne diseases in our rivers and streams, to squirrelpox virus, and mange in …

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RHS gold medal winner Tracy Foster teams up with wildlife charities to help save hedgehogs The 2014 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will feature a hedgehog-inspired summer garden designed by award winning garden designer Tracy Foster, 51, from Roundhay, north Leeds. People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) …

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Charity neighbourhood watch scheme to help save hedgehogs surpasses 30,000 volunteers Wildlife campaign Hedgehog Street is celebrating its third anniversary by reaching a landmark figure of 30,000 volunteers, at a time when hedgehogs need more help than ever. The initiative, set up by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society …

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Charities call on volunteers to help survey threatened hedgehogs Hedgehog numbers in Britain are declining by three to five per cent each year in towns and in the rural landscape, with the loss most apparent in the South West, South East and Eastern regions of England, according to the results of a ten-year trend analysis by the …

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Taking a bird’s eye view of England’s traditional orchards has enabled conservationists to put one of the most important wildlife habitats back on the map A five year research project by the People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has used aerial photographs to produce a unique inventory of England’s traditional orchards – a UK Biodiversity Action Plan …

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