News & Updates

Take some time out and enjoy reading our selection of news and project updates from around the Trust.

Durham Veteran Tree Exhibition

An exhibition of Durham Veteran Trees drawn by Ewan Anderson will be at Durham University Botanic Garden from 1st until 29th September. The identif...
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Places left for fun run at nature reserve

Places are left for a fun run round a nature reserve that has been organised by Durham Wildlife Trust for mid-August. This year’s annual Run Rain...
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Membership Subscription Increase

As a small charity we rely on the support of our members. Membership enables us to manage our nature reserves, run conservation projects, deliver envi...
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The ‘Creepy Crawl’ Trail at Derwent Reservoir

The Trust's Heart of Durham Project works in Partnership with Northumbrian Water and over the summer holidays the project will be helping out wi...
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From Sludge Dump to Wildlife Splendour

Mosswood Treatment Works, just off the A68, nestling on the Northumberland Durham border, is a gem of a place. Built in the 1960's to supply clean dr...
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Reptile Reminisces

Although the Revealing Reptile Project came to an end last September and we sadly had to say goodbye to the wonderful project officer that was Joh...
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Hidden beauty spot reopens with fresh new look

The Low Barns Nature Reserve, near Witton le Wear, has reopened following an extensive refurbishment, thanks to a successful fundraising appeal. ...
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The Sunderland 3 Peaks Challenge

More than 40 walkers took part in our Sunderland 3 Peaks event in June as we encouraged people to keep active and support conservation efforts for the...
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Help Monitor Mink

Across the UK non-native American mink have been wreaking havoc with native wildlife including species of ground nesting birds, and one of Britain...
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In Search of Dragonflies

On a balmy Sunday morning (2 June), an eager group of dragon and damselfly enthusiasts met at the Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, for a ta...
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