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Ellesmere Otter Spotter

Date Posted: 13th January 2015

An otter was spotted and photographed in The Mere last week.
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Be mesmerized by a murmuration

Date Posted: 16th December 2014

As the nights draw in this month, starlings begin to gather in their thousands.
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Business Environment Network gets off to a flying start

Date Posted: 27th November 2014

The Meres and Mosses Business Environment Network was launched at the Hill Valley Hotel and Spa, Whitchurch this week.
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Mini mammals thriving at Prees Heath

Date Posted: 18th November 2014

Prees Heath Common is known as a sanctuary for butterflies, but a recent survey shows its importance for mammals too.
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New water vole colony found in the Meres and Mosses

Date Posted: 29th October 2014

The protected species, which is declining elsewhere in the UK is thriving in north Shropshire.
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The Water vole declined by 90% in the 1970s in England, but is still found in many parts of the Meres and Mosses.

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