News & Updates

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

An April walk around Rainton Meadows

by Mandy Bell, Rainton Meadows Assistant - 29 April 2020 "This is a lovely time of year when the days are getting longer and the nights shorter.  As...
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Our Greenest Membership Ever

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we're able to bring you a completely paperless membership. Go green, really really green, by supporting...
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‘Business as Usual’ for Derwent Reservoir’s Grassland Plants 

by Kirsty Pollard, Heart of Durham Conservation Officer It is no secret that Spring is well underway, and the natural world seems to be transforming...
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A digital dawn chorus

with Durham Wildlife Trust Record a birdsong and be part of our digital dawn chorus! Our team have seen and heard from many people who are noticing ...
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Join The 2.6 Challenge

The top 25 mass participation sports events in the UK raise more than £150 million for charities every year and now hundreds of events have been dela...
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30 Days Wild

Go WILD with Durham Wildlife Trust Can you do one wild thing a day throughout the whole of June? We believe you can! Join thousands of people taking ...
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Protect the wildlife on our reserves

We hope that everyone is keeping safe and well during these difficult times. We are pleased that our nature reserves continue to be used by people enj...
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A peaceful time to watch wildlife

by Wilderness Ranger, Rachel Richards - March 2020 "I hope you are all keeping well at this strange and challenging time. I know I am enjoying the pe...
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Action for Insects

Will you take action to save the most important creatures on the planet? 41% of insect species face extinction. The loss of their habitats and...
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2019 Bumper Year for Butterflies

With the glorious bursts of spring sunshine last week it was not surprising that our gardens were receiving welcome visits from the first emerging but...
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