News & Updates

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

Trotting Home for Christmas

The Exmoor ponies have started arriving home for Christmas, completing the magical winter wonderland scene at Rainton Meadows. Their return, wh...
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Christmas Opening Hours

Merry Christmas from all of the DWT Staff, Volunteers & Trustees! To help you plan your festive visit, here are our Christmas Opening hours. At ...
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A Wild Year at Low Barns

From hedgehog greeting, nature rambling to pond dipping and electro-fishing, Durham Wildlife Trust’s Low Barns Wildlife Watch Group have enjoyed...
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Planting in a Winter Wonderland-Thornley Woods

Community Planting day at Thornley Woods in the snow! 420  Trees from the Woodland Trust 11 brave souls! 80 trees planted! So...
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DWT’s Heart of Durham Volunteers Plug the Gap

The "Waistcoat Lads" as they are effectionatly called, due to their  spectacular waistcoats, have turned their fingers to numerous planting projects ...
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A Wild December

Nature has many gifts to give this December.  As frost and snow takes hold the Christmas card scene unfolds. Whilst trees stand bare and the w...
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Tracking mammal footprints as part of our search for dormice

Over the last 4 years Durham Wildlife Trust's Heart of Durham Project, as a result of a generous donation from D'Oyley Carte, has been putting up tube...
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Working with Blessed John Duckett School Tow Law

It was a cold, but a clear, morning in Tow Law when Durham Wildlife Trust’s Heart of Durham team arrived at Blessed John Duckett RC Primary School t...
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Planting Trees at Thornley Wood Community Site

With grateful thanks to the Woodland Trust the Heart of Durham Project has managed to secure a further 420 trees to be planted at the Thornley Wood Co...
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Prize Draw 2017

The Summer 2017 edition of Wildlife Durham, our members magazine, included raffle tickets for our Prize Draw 2017. This is the first time in a numb...
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