News & Updates

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

Fundraising appeal launched as visitor centre prepares for major refurbishment

Durham Wildlife Trust (DWT) has launched a fundraising appeal to raise £31,000 to re-connect today’s young people with nature. The Trust are...
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Spring Flora and Water!

DWT Botany Group Blog  Our planned trip to walk along the River Tees downstream from Gainford Spa in search of spring flowers was set against a po...
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Spring Beginnings at Raisby Hill Grassland

We have local botanist Heather Kelly to thank for this guest blog all about her visit to Raisby Hill Grassland Nature Reserve RAISBY HILL GRASSLA...
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Low Barns Improvements Project

For over 50 years Low Barns has provided a place where people can connect with nature. Today, perhaps more than ever, we recognise how important ...
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Fred is the Man for the Job

Fred Robinson- Is the newly inducted Volunteer Warden at Newton Aycliffe Sewage Treatment Works Nature Reserve. Following on from his site safety...
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Dragonfly Survey 2018

On Friday 1st March a large and keen crowd of dragonfly enthusiasts gathered at Rainton Meadows visitor centre, to hear the results of the 2018 Drago...
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Spring Refurbishment at Low Barns

UPDATE: The project works in the car park at Low Barns begin on Weds 14th March. Please be aware that for the duration of the works there will be limi...
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Durham Wildlife Trust Welcomes New Nature Partnership Chair

Durham Wildlife Trust is delighted to welcome Paul Brennan, who has represented the North East of England in the European Parliament since 2014, as th...
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A walk on the “Dry side”

A board walk to alleviate the trudge through mud, in a section of woodland, at Black Plantation has begun. Durham Wildlife Trust's Heart of Durham Pr...
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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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