• The Dawberry Fields Reptile Project

    The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are working in partnership with Birmingham City Council’s Naturally Birmingham Future Parks Accelerator Programme and the local community to fundraise for The Dawberry Fields Reptile Project.  

    The Trust are aiming to raise £2,000 to create habitats that will enable slow worm and common lizard to thrive by installing banks and stones that will provide safe places for these protected species to bask and hibernate.  The project will also provide a home for a range of other wildlife with the creation of wildflower areas.

    Parks are important green spaces for local communities, and Dawberry Fields has been described as a ‘a hidden gem’ by local resident Kim who enjoys watching wildlife from bats to butterflies at this urban park.  The Trust hope that Kim will be able to add slow worm and common lizard to her wildlife watching list as a result of the project.

    Donations can be made by visiting justgiving.com/campaign/DawberryFields or by texting DAWBERRY to 70085 to give £10.  Texts cost £10 plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give £10 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text DAWBERRYNOINFO to 70085.

    Thank you for your support!’

    Posted on 28th January 2021