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A trailblazing Suffolk Wildlife Trust project appears to be on the right track when it comes to the urgently needed conservation of one of Britain’s rarest and most secretive mammals.

Plans for a £3.3million landscape conservation scheme focusing on the wildlife-rich and historically important watery world where the Brecks meet the vast flatlands of the Fens has won vital initial backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Community projects that enhance life and landscape in the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being offered a £10,000 helping hand.

The flooding that hit the East Anglian coast almost four years ago is still raw in the memory of many who were affected by it, but the event has triggered some positive reactions - including a major engineering project near Aldeburgh.

There’s much more to Havergate’s history than its post-war colonisation by avocets. The RSPB’s south Suffolk coast warden Lyndsey Record previews a special trip that will explore its bygone years

A conference that highlighted the varied value of the much-loved Suffolk coast was told that courage was needed in the rejuvenation of resorts that are sometimes thought of as down-at-heel - and ‘pioneering young people’ had to be engaged.

It’s rutting time for the red deer on Suffolk’s most famous nature reserve - giving visitors the chance to view one of nature’s most dramatic events.

Non-native and damaging to UK ecology, the North American mink has triggered an alert from conservationists.

It was a monumental task, matched by a monumental effort - and it removed a monumental mountain of litter from Suffolk’s beaches.

It’s well established that bird migration is one of the great marvels of the natural world - but studies in a Suffolk seaside town are showing that it’s even more miraculous than might be thought.

An ‘overwhelming’ public response has been given to an appeal for £200,000 that will enable a ‘unique’ area of the Brecks to be protected for wildlife.

Autumn is here - and that means birds are on the move. Waveney Bird Club members have been showing visitors to the famous RSPB Minsmere just how miraculous migration really is.

A massive swathe of marine habitat off the Essex coast has been given special international protection to safeguard its wildlife, the Government’s natural environment advisory body has announced.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust today launches an appeal to give one of its most popular and important nature reserves a 30th birthday present - a 77-acre extension containing special Breckland habitat that has remained untouched by agriculture for 25 years.

From ancient woolly mammoth teeth to the tell-tale signs of today’s throw-away, consumer-driven society - the things you can find on a beachcombing walk never cease to be thought-provoking. A new venture aims to promote the activity - and help inspire people to take care of the marine environment.

Stone-curlews have made the most of conditions created specifically for them on a Suffolk heath, raising hopes higher for a secure future for the enigmatic species.

Knot. It’s just about the most negative name for a bird species that anyone could think of.

The Stour and Orwell Forum 2017 had a recurring theme - the search for balance between potentially conflicting issues on the estuaries.

Invasive non-native species are a serious and constant threat to British wildlife. The latest skirmishes in the continuing battle against them have taken place in the Stour Valley and on the Suffolk coast.

There’s quite a buzz about the RSPB’s Flatford Wildlife Garden at present - and it’s not just coming from its abundant bees.

The UK’s move to a low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action, a high-powered committee chaired by a Suffolk peer has warned.

The RSPB and Suffolk Police are appealing for information after an East Anglian nesting colony of one of Britain’s rarest breeding seabirds was raided by egg thieves.

The Suffolk and Essex borderlands of the Dedham Vale, an area virtually unrivalled as a classic English lowland landscape, has long inspired artists and greats such as Sir Alfred Munnings, John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough have used its beauty to produce some of the greatest of all British works of art.

The finest examples of Britain’s green spaces - the protected landscapes that are nationally designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - don’t just look good. They perform immensely important roles and offer vital services, from boosting local economies to improving people’s health and wellbeing.

From the mightiest red deer stag to the most microscopic invertebrate, and from the unmissable marsh harriers to the usually overlooked secretive psuedoscorpion, Minsmere positively bristles with biodiversity.

Few British insects are as impressive and distinctive as the stag beetle. The spectacular male, with its huge antler-like jaws, is the UK’s largest and most conspicuous terrestrial beetle, reaching a whopping 75mm in length.

The famous Suffolk Trinity trio that is a popular and powerful icon of the county’s rich rural heritage should really be a five-strong livestock line-up, it was suggested yesterday.

A major landmark on the Suffolk coast has become a beacon of hope for a much-loved bird species that is in steep decline.

The dramatic population crash suffered by a once-familiar breeding bird of the Sufolk coast is a story of decline and dilemma that is being investigated by a birdwatching and conservation group.

You could say the scale of a Suffolk young people’s project befits the scale of the environmental problem it is highlighting in a most imaginative and creative way - and the word “scale” would be entirely appropriate as the initiative features hundreds of fish.

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