News & Updates

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

Wind in the Willows in Wool

A team of dedicated knitters have produced a series of creations celebrating Kenneth Grahame’s classic children’s book The Wind in the Willows to ...
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A Dedicated Meadow for Dad

This Father’s Day treat your Dad to something really special. Help to look after our local grassland meadows Just for Father’s Day dedic...
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Ways to a Wilder Bank Holiday and Beyond

Whatever the weather we've got lots of ways for you to go wild this week and beyond! Join us on a reserve, at an event or download one of our activity...
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How to help a hedgehog

Hedgehogs are nocturnal mammals and one of the three British mammals that hibernate through winter (usually November - mid March depending on the ...
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Discovering Dragonflies

Keen to be able to tell a dragonfly from a damselfly?  If you're interested in helping understand and protect this declining species then we have a s...
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Isolating the paws from the blobs

Over the autumn of 2018 volunteers, with Durham Wildlife Trust’s Heart of Durham and the Land of Oak and Iron Projects, have been conducting surveys...
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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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