Bristol Zoo will open the first part of its new wildlife park this summer.
The ambitious project will be called Wild Place and people will be able to walk around a recreation of a Madagascan village and African savannah, complete with a variety of animals.
This is only the first stage in a much larger project to develop the full 136 acre site close to Cribbs Causeway in South Gloucestershire.
England has suffered its wettest year since records began in 1910. While slugs relished the wet summer, birds struggled and badgers found it difficult to find food in the dry spring.
Matthew Oates from the National Trust talks about how the bad weather has had a huge affect on the region's wildlife.
Gloucester has been named the first 'Bee Guardian' city in the UK.
The city council has planted urban meadows to help attract bees, which are in decline.
Gloucester is the first city in the country to be awarded Bee Guardian status, after introducing initiatives to help protect them.Read the full story ›
The heavy rain has been causing havoc for a lot of our wildlife. Conservationists fear a whole generation of birds have been wiped out.Read the full story ›
Government funding is to help protect and promote wildlife habitats across North Devon.Read the full story ›
From Barnstable reporter Seth Conway: "North Devon gets massive Nature Improvement grant to benefit wildlife and people alongside River Torridge".
"The money will help farmers to leave wildlife areas on field borders with rivers and to boost Pearl Mussels". Find our more about the Nature Improvement Areas.
Northern Devon is to become one of Government's 12 new flagship Nature Improvement Areas. The project will recreate and restore 1,000 hectares of priority habitat and restore the River Torridge so that it can support the critically endangered freshwater pearl mussel.