News & Updates

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

Experimental Bird Box Exhibition

Third year students from Newcastle University School of Architecture have been investigating requirements different birds have for creating successful...
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Business as Usual for Low Barns

Low Barns Visitor has today reopened following essential repairs to a burst water pipe. Visitors to the site can once again access the visitor cent...
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Low Barns Car Park Shut

Important update about Low Barns Nature Reserve water leak - please note that the Low Barns car park will be closed to all vehicles on Wednesday...
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Great North Run 2019 – Team Wild!

Durham Wildlife Trust Runners & Cheer Squad for the 2019 Great North Run Runners! Do you love wildlife? If you were successful in the ballot f...
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Low Barns Visitor Centre closed till 16th February

Unfortunately, due to a problem with a water leak on site at Low Barns the building and visitor centre will be closed until at least the 16th Februar...
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CAKED 3K a muddy great success!

Runners get CAKED at Rainton Meadows Fun runners took on the peaks and puddles of Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, near Houghton le Spring, in Durham ...
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Wildlife Watch at Low Barns Postponed

Please note for anyone due to attend Wildlife Watch at Low Barns Nature on Saturday 2nd February that it has been postponed due to the weather. It wil...
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Trust honours ‘the swan lady’

Linda Charlton, known locally as the ‘swan lady’, passed away last year and Durham Wildlife Trust (DWT) would like to recognise the support she ga...
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Watching Roe Deer – Billy’s story

Watching Roe Deer - Billy Atkinson's story.  I love watching Roe Deer in the woods in the Durham area. I venture outside with my camera into t...
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Durham County Council’s National Tree Week adds to the trees at Thornley

Heart of Durham Volunteers once again took up their spades to plant a further 65 native trees at Thornley Wood on Friday the 18th of January, as part ...
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