News & Updates

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

Campaign launched to save the Gwent Levels

Durham Wildlife Trust are urging people to write to the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones to oppose plans for a 14-mile-long six-lane motorway tha...
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Our Top Reserves for Autumn Colour

Topping our list in 2018 is Hawthorn Dene, this coastal woodland reserve is spectacular for Autumn colour and a ramble to the beach. Take in a ...
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Durham Wildlife Trust objects to housing proposal

Members and supporters may be aware of the application for a housing development immediately next to Rainton Meadows on the fields bordering the acces...
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What to do if you find an injured or sick hedgehog

Hedgehogs are nocturnal mammals and one of the three British mammals that hibernate through winter (usually November - mid March depending on weather)...
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Bright Water Landscape Project – Invitation to Tender

ITT Tender Pack for Bright Water River Skerne Work – Aycliffe to Skerningham Invitation to Tender Deadline: Monday October 15th 2018 Download: Co...
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Countdown to the Great North Run 2018

Just days to go before our runners take to the Great North Run half marathon, raising money for local wildlife. After an incredible 2017 our fu...
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September with Durham Wildlife Trust

As summer gives way to autumn, the twittering and swooping in the sky reveals our summer visitors who pass us by. As they head south for sunnier clima...
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Ancient conservation technique that’s a cut above the rest

Ross Poldark is not the only person who champions the benefits of scything – a team of North East conservation workers has been doing the same thing...
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Members Day 2018

Join us for our Members Day at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve! Saturday 1st September 2018 10.30am-3.00pm There will be wildlife themed fun and...
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100 local runners take on Sunderland nature reserve

  Saturday 18th August saw Durham Wildlife Trust’s first fun run, ‘Run Rainton’ take place over a breath-taking course at Rainton Meadow...
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