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News & Updates

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

Conservation project helps wild birds recover in wood

Conservation work carried out by Durham Wildlife Trust on a North-East woodland nature reserve is starting to bring about results with an increase in ...
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Rare chance to reverse the decline of nature in England

Durham Wildlife Trust is asking everyone who wants to see nature’s fortunes improve to act swiftly and respond to government consultations on farmin...
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Special Event: Black Grouse Lek

This time of year, when we are still tucked up in bed, black grouse are singing, dancing and fighting on the moors every morning to attract a mate...
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Exploring Hawthorn Dene and beyond

Saturday 14th April brought the first sunny day of the week with temperatures rising. Spring at last! Nine members of the botany group met to have a w...
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How to cut down on your plastic use

The current headlines regarding the possibility of plastic straws and cotton buds being banned from the start of early next year has made everyone at ...
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My Wild Sunderland takes one family by storm

Durham Wildlife Trust is urging the people of Wearside to increase their activities to help wildlife. In conjunction with the People’s Postcode Lot...
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Surprising Art in Woodlands

At the back of Broken Scar Water Treatment Works is a woodland. This along with the three handmade ponds provide a valuable habitat for great crested ...
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How to get involved with wildlife in your home, garden or where you work

Get yourself and others involved with wildlife by following these easy simple steps to help wildlife flourish in your home, garden and work place. ...
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After the Landslip

Pelaw Wood sits neatly beside the banks of the River Wear, just along from the centre of Durham City. While it is not a DWT reserve, it is certainly a...
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5 Ways to Get Involved with Nature to De-Stress

As part of Stress Awareness Month Durham Wildlife Trust have outlined some of the ways you can involved with nature, to de-stress and how wildlife is...
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