Celebrations at Trust AGM

Posted on 27th September 2013

The Trust AGM was held at   Margrove Heritage Centre on Thursday 26th September 2013. It was attended by over 30 people and the Trust had lots to celebrate. Chief Executive, Jeremy Garside did a short review of the Year which included the news that the Portrack Waders had won a prestigious BiffaAward Award which was presented to the Trust at an award ceremony this week in Birmingham

Reserve Officer Daniel van den Toorn  reported back on a successful year on the reserves including

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Portrack Waders wins national prize

Posted on 26th September 2013

 A project to create valuable wetland habitat in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, is celebrating success after scooping a prestigious environmental and community award, the Biffa Awards 2013.

The ‘Portrack Waders’ project, run by the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, was today named winner of the ‘Rebuilding Biodiversity’ category for their dedicated work to create an area of wetland habitat in Stockton-on-Tees. As a category winner they received £2,000 in prize money to further develop their project.

Administered by the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts,

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Watt a result for wildlife-friendly farmer

Posted on 25th September 2013

Watt a result for wildlife-friendly farmer!

A farmer who has nurtured wildlife on his land for over thirty years has been crowned the most nature-friendly farmer in the UK. He was backed by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust as a finalist in the Nature of Farming Award.
Nicholas Watts, MBE, of Vine House Farm in Lincolnshire, has been crowned the winner of the Nature of Farming Award by impressing judges and inspiring voters with his dedication to improving the numbers of declining species,

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NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF)

Posted on 5th September 2013

The NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) is designed for learners who will be planning and leading groups in a Forest School programme. The qualification is aimed at teachers, teaching assistants and youth workers who require the knowledge and skills to be a Forest School Leader.

The minimum age for access to the qualification is 19.

Achievement of this qualification will give the skills and development required to plan and deliver Forest School, including organising activities and working

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