News items which first appeared on SpaceForNature during March 2004.
26th March 2004RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch results are in
The RSPB's 2004 Big Garden Birdwatch was the biggest ever with over 400,000 people taking part in over 247,000 gardens and counting some 8.6 million birds!
22nd March 2004Wildlife garden design competition result
Japanese car maker Daihatsu has announced the results of its competition for secondary schools to design a wildlife garden.
22nd March 2004New houses should embrace nature
English Nature have responded to the Barker report, published as part of the Chancellors recent budget, by urging that green principles are incorporated into the core of any new housing developments.
22nd March 2004Summer migrants arrive
The first big waves of summer migrant birds have arrived on the south coasts of England and Ireland.
14th March 2004Windows are killing garden birds
The BTO has this week drawn attention to the problem of garden birds striking windows - a phenomenon responsible for millions of bird deaths each year.
14th March 2004Phenology brings the reality of global warming into the garden
Phenology is the study of the times of recurring natural phenomena. A network of over 13,000 phenologists across Britain is throwing light on the effects of global warming.
14th March 2004BTO appeals for more help from Garden Birdwatchers in Northern Ireland
The British Trust for Ornithology needs more participants from Northern Ireland to help with its long term monitoring of garden birds.
9th March 2004Essex garden pond survey
Southend Council and The Essex Biodiversity Partnership want garden pond owners to contribute to their survey.
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