Category: Lancashire Badger Group

An Evening with Simon King OBE!

JUNE 22 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Not that he needs any introduction, of course, but Simon King is a highly respected wildlife cameraman well known for his coverage on top programmes such as Spring & Autumnwatch. With his passion and love of the natural world clearly obvious when he talks about his work, […]

The Badger Rehabilitator’s and Enthusiast’s Handbook

Lancashire Badger Group is delighted to announce our collaboration with a long term, experienced member of the Group – Andy Parr – to create a new handbook.   Badger cubs are frequently admitted to rescue centres throughout the UK (mainland) as ‘orphans’. Whilst working as a Wildlife Release Manager at one of the UK’s largest […]

Heavens Above!

From the graveyard to the loft… and back again! We recently received a call on our incident line from a woman in Rossendale who had found a badger cub curled up in a graveyard in broad daylight. Realising that something was wrong, she managed to get the badger into a dog-crate and take it home. We wouldn’t recommend […]

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National Badger Day – 6th October

Leading naturalists and broadcasters from Chris Packham and Steve Backshall to Virginia Mckenna, Nigel Marven and Bill Oddie come together to celebrate National Badger Day on Tuesday 6 October The Badger Trust is organising National Badger Day on Tuesday 6 October to celebrate and draw public attention to the badger, our largest surviving carnivore (and […]

Badger Trust condemns continued culling as “Completely irrational’

UK’s leading naturalists and broadcasters Chris Packham and Steve Backshall agree. The Badger Trust has condemned the government’s decision to continue with the pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset as ‘completely irrational’. “These culls were sold to the public as an experiment to see if free-shooting badgers was humane and effective,” says the Badger […]

We’re Past The Halfway Mark!

Lancashire Badger Group has embarked on a giant re-survey project of the setts we have on our database, well over 800 of them! As part of our 2017 Vision Plan, we set ourselves the target of updating all our records (as well as increasing our sett monitoring volunteers) – over time we have lost volunteers […]

Fight for foxes and badgers comes to Downing Street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   14th July 2015   Fight for foxes and badgers comes to Downing Street     The Badger Trust and their organiser Emily Lawrence will be joining with other animal welfare organisations and campaigners to hold what is expected to be the largest ever wildlife protection protest held outside 10 Downing Street […]

Cub Rescue!

It seems that whenever our Chair tries to have normal life events (birthdays, wedding anniversaries etc), or we have stretched resources (an event, a holidaying acting Incidents Officer) the badgers decide to throw in a curve ball. Last Thursday’s curve ball was a sick badger cub, found by a lovely chap on his land who […]

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We’re Looking for an Education Officer

We are currently looking for a volunteer Education Officer. If you are looking for valuable practical experience in an educational and environmental role please get in touch for more information. The role is for 6 months (at least), two days per week, and will involve some work in schools and working to produce educational materials. […]