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Monarch Meadow: Butterfly conservation effort spreads its wings | Local News

When David Gagnon was growing up, he remembers hunting and fishing near Contentnea Creek, outside of Ayden. Decades later, retirement activities have brought the former engineer back to his old playgr
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In the hills of Uttarakhand, entire prairie with lake “private property” | Dehradun News

DEHRADUN: A sign that declared a grassland with a dry lake at 6,000 feet in Chamoli District as “private estate” alarmed Uttarakhand environmentalists, many of whom called for an investiga
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Vale of Glamorgan’s advice is reducing grass cutting to create meadows

THE Vale of Glamorgan board introduced an innovative grass-mowing regime in a range of green spaces to create meadows of wildflowers. Working in partnership with Vale Local Nature Partnership, a group
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Campaign diary: the flowered meadow is a riot of color and diversity | Wild flowers

England basks under a ridge of high pressure, the day in June is hot and humid, and the meadow smells slightly of honey and vanilla. During the long winter months, this piece of land was as indescriba
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Meadow of wildflowers on the White Cliffs of Dover named after Dame Vera Lynn

A wildflower meadow on the White Cliffs of Dover has been renamed in memory of the late Lady Vera Lynn, a year after the singer’s death. A path leading to the cliffs was also renamed Dame Vera L
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Wildflower meadow on the White Cliffs of Dover named in honor of Dame Vera Lynn

A meadow on the famous White Cliffs of Dover has been renamed in memory of beloved singer Dame Vera Lynn to mark the anniversary of her death. The scenic seaside strip of land is teeming with wildflow
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Impoverished flora in grasslands and forests threatens insects

The sulfur beetle (Cteniopus sulphureus) feeds on pollen from various plants. Credit: Félix Neff / WSL The intensification of land use poses a major threat to biodiversity, especially herbivorous inse
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Cows were let loose on a Worcester meadow to eat the grass

A herd of cattle has been released onto Ronkswood Hill Meadows, as part of an annual conservation exercise by Worcester City Council. The 15 strong herds of hand-raised cattle at Hereford will have ca
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Record number of rare fritillaries counted on Broad Meadow for 2021

A record number of a rare flower was counted in one of Tamworth’s scenic nature reserves this spring after years of careful management by volunteers, conservationists – and cows! Volunteer
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Create a mini meadow in your garden with these simple tips

“Before that, gardeners, landowners and farmers who create meadows had no way to connect and share knowledge or exchange tips and news,” she explains. “We hope to change that.” Grasslands
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