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Back from the Brink

Storms, punctures, a broken bike – all in the name of fundraising

Conservationists and keen cyclists Jen and Mark Smart may have hung up their cycling helmets, emptied the panniers and given their leg muscles a well-deserved rest after they finished their Funds for Waders cycling fundraiser last week, but there’s still plenty to say about the Black-tailed Godwits that were behind this challenge. Readers of the...

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🌈Fun Activities to Enjoy at Home!🌈

Here at Back from the Brink (virtual) HQ we are looking at new and innovative ways to bring you fun activities and help you stay connected with nature, our projects and all their amazing species. We have also included some resources that may be useful for homeschooling, school projects and assignments. We would love you...

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The BftB Travelling Exhibition!

This year, the Back from the Brink travelling exhibition will be travelling across England to a range of different spaces - from the Great North Museum: Hancok in Newcastle, to the Custard Factory in Birmingham. ‘What on earth is the Back from the Brink travelling exhibition’, I hear you cry! It all started two years...

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BftB Impact Report, 2020

Back from the Brink enters its final year – how’s it been going so far? Over the last three years, across our 19 projects from Northumberland to Cornwall, and with the support of nearly 100 organisations – we’ve achieved a lot! We’re incredibly proud of what we’ve accomplished, and so to celebrate this final year...

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Conservation – Everything has a Place and a Purpose!

Conservation – Everything has a Place and a Purpose! I became part of Back from the Brink in March 2019 – Back from the Brink is a conservation programme of 19 projects throughout England. There are 7 habitat projects which encompass multiple species; and 12 individual species projects. All-told the programme seeks to save 20...

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