Events


Durham Wildlife Trust hosts a wide range of events each month catering for all ages, abilities and wildlife interests. Browse our selection of upcoming events below and get involved.

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Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
  Volunteers will be greeted on arrival and given a brief chat about the habitat and what reptiles they may encounter on the day. As the day progresses, volunteers will ...
Various Locations throughout vice-county Durham
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
  Volunteers will be greeted on arrival and given a brief chat about the habitat and what reptiles they may encounter on the day. As the day progresses, volunteers will ...
Various Locations throughout vice-county Durham
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2017 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm   February 4th – How green are you? Join ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Durham Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Officer describes the ecology and story of one of our most threatened mammals.  Learn how to identify habitat and signs of watervoles in preparation for watervole ...
Station Burn Nature Reserve
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Visit to Hedleyhope Fell to survey heather plots Our first visit this year to the fell to survey its flora will start at 1000 at the reserve visitor carpark – ...
Hedleyhope Fell Nature Reserve
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
1:00 pm
Four session course: identifying flowering plants for beginners Purpose This course is free to members and potential members who wish to develop the skills and knowledge to identify wild plants ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Durham Wildlife Trust is running our first ever residential weekend providing a fantastic opportunity to get to grips with how to identify bird song. Throughout the weekend our local expert ...
Kite Rise, Highfield, Rowlands Gill
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
See if you can find the elusive water scorpion and find out how water beetles breathe. All pond dipping equipment provided. Use the pond as your inspiration to create some ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
Programme of Meetings 2017 14 February – Lizzie Maddison How amazing are flowering plants? 14 March – Kath Marshal-Ivens Land of Oak & Iron (Heritage Lottery Funded Project within the Derwent Valley ...
Lanchester Community Centre Dining Room
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Join us for a morning discovering and enjoying the birds at the Saltmarsh Garden Learn how to use your eyes and ears to be a brilliant bird detective, take part ...
Saltmarsh Garden
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon in the woods with some of our favourite woodland activities and crafts. Use our special leaf scopes to hunt for leaf miners and create your ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Join our Wildlife Watch Group for monthly meetings, with a different theme each month you’re sure to have fun and learn something new! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
In Focus experts will be on-hand at Low Barns Nature Reserve with a range of optical equipment such as telescopes and binoculars allowing you to try before you buy.   ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
11:00 am
Spend your Easter Monday at the Reserve and take part in our eggstravagant eggtivities.We’ll be decorating, racing and rolling eggs all for eggcellent prizes and raising money for local wildlife! ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Bumble along to Low Barns and find out about the wonderful life of our bees. Learn how to identify some of our most common species and take part in a ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
1:00 pm
Four session course: identifying flowering plants for beginners Purpose This course is free to members and potential members who wish to develop the skills and knowledge to identify wild plants ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon discovering and enjoying the birds at Whinnies Local Nature Reserve. Learn how to use your eyes and ears to be a brilliant bird detective, take ...
Whinnies Local Nature Reserve
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Join your local wildlife group and learn more about the wildlife in your local area. Washington Wildlife Group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at Washington Old Hall. ...
Washington Old Hall
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
A survey with a twist; Pheromone lures will be used in this original survey of one of Britain’s most striking day flying moth species. Emperor moths are common throughout Britain, ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am
5:00 am
Let yourself be enchanted by the delight of the dawn chorus. Paul Anderson from the Durham Bird Club will led a walk around the reserve pointing out the different birds ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2017 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm   February 4th – How green are you? Join ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve