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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Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Low Barns Nature Reserve
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 ...
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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! ...
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Low Barns Nature Reserve
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 ...
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Low Barns Nature Reserve
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, ...
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Low Barns Nature Reserve
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, ...
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Jun 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 ...