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News & Updates

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

Hedgelaying at Mosswood Treatment Works

As a partnership project with Northumbrian Water Limited, the Heart of Durham Project volunteers get to visit some very different sites. On all these ...
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February Winter Tree Identification!

The weekends of the 3,4 and 10,11 of February witnessed 40 keen folk being introduced to, or refreshed on, winter tree ID and more will follow before ...
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It might be a dull day but…

Where were a small group of botanists on a dull, damp and rainy Monday morning? I shall tell you - on a training session at Rainton Meadows  listenin...
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Start of the New Survey Season

For the last few weeks I've been visiting new sites looking at habitat suitability and putting out reptile survey materials. This has all been done wi...
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Photography Competition with Washington Art Glass

Durham Wildlife Trust has teamed up with Washington Art Glass to invite members to take part in a photography competition which will see their work di...
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Chainsaw Training as a Volunteer Reserves Officer!

  Jess Wilson one of our Volunteer Reserves Officers explains what it was like chainsaw training for the first time.. Five days of sweat, a...
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Runners to raise money for local wildlife

Durham Wildlife Trust is to be represented by fundraisers in the London Marathon for the first time in the latest challenge for a remarkable partnersh...
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Guide in the Hide

Our Guide in the Hide events are a great way to develop your birding skills. Our guides are on hand to help our visitors, of all ages and abilitie...
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Snake Fungal Disease

As if reptiles didn't have a tough enough life, now this. As yet the only known hosts of the fungus Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola are, as the name sugge...
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Hannah’s Legacy

The Durham Wildlife Trust Team of Volunteers, Staff and Trustees are incredibly sorry to hear of the passing of Hannah Hauxwell. Durham Wildlife Trus...
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