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News & Updates

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

How to support wildlife in your back yard

By Jess Wilson.. Giving nature a home is incredibly rewarding, using your own space in your own garden is even better since you can watch it flouri...
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Rainton Meadows Road Flooded

For anyone due to visit Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve on the 3rd, 4th and 5th April 2018 please be aware that the road leading in to the visitor cent...
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April with Durham Wildlife Trust

Whilst March marked the beginning of Spring it is April that puts it in full swing. As carpets of bluebells unroll across the woodland floor, a...
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The Squirrel Trail – In Search of Bryophytes

It's Sunday 25th March, the clocks have gone forward which means officially summer time is here although most of us would be satisfied with more posit...
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A rare glimpse into the life of North-East Kittiwakes

FOOTAGE taken by specially-installed cameras will again allow the public to watch an internationally-important colony of Kittiwakes during the breedi...
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Easter Opening Hours

  Happy Easter from everyone at Durham Wildlife Trust! To plan your Spring visit, here are our Easter opening hours: At Low Barns Visitor Cent...
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How to make sure your recycling ends up recycled!

As more and more things are becoming recyclable it's becoming difficult to know what is recyclable and what isn't! Durham Wildlife Trust have decided ...
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A Hint of Spring

The vernal equinox falls at this time of year, when the day length matches the night length, indicating that longer days are ahead, with the promise o...
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Volunteering Fair at Low Barns

Durham Wildlife Trust’s Volunteering Fair takes place at Low Barns Nature Reserve on Sunday 8th April. Whether you’re looking for a new hob...
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How to Care for Injured Wildlife

BIRDS: An injured bird should always be passed onto a local vet, RSPCA in England and Wales, SSPCA in Scotland, USPCA in Northern Ireland or an ind...
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