A call to action for our pollinators

Durham Wildlife Trust News

By taking a few simple actions, together we can meet Bees’ Needs Insect pollinators matter. Through pollinating wild and garden plants they contribute to biodiversity. By pollinating crops they provide …

38 Degree Campaign to stop the Badger Cull

Durham Wildlife Trust News

Earlier this week Government announced its decision to press ahead with the cull of badgers in an attempt to combat the spread of bovine tuberculosis in cattle. However, the bulk …

30dayswild

Durham Wildlife Trust News

Do something wild every day for a month 30 Days Wild is a month-long nature challenge taking place this June. We’re urging people to make time for nature – whether it’s …

2015 Spring Otter Survey

Durham Wildlife Trust News

This year’s Spring Otter Survey will take place over the weekend of 25th/26th April and we are once again looking for volunteers to help find signs of otters across the …

2014 Otter Survey

Durham Wildlife Trust News

Durham Wildlife Trust is once again organising a two-day event in the spring to survey the otters in its area. Last April, more than 100 volunteers took part in the …

100 Caterpillars Released

Durham Wildlife Trust Heart of Durham, News

On Wednesday the 20th of May 2015, 100 caterpillars were released onto a new re-introduction site in County Durham. These are the offspring from a female small pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly …

1,000 trees planted!

Durham Wildlife Trust Heart of Durham, News

Standing to attention across the brown bracken strewn valley, the green tree guards provide a sentinel of colour in the drab winter landscape, offering hope in future years of blossom …

Harvest Mouse Survey success

Durham Wildlife Trust News

  A survey conducted across the north east to locate nests of the rare harvest mouse has returned several positive records. The discovery of a dead animal in Bowburn last …