News & Updates

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

“Just an hour” did Just the Job

It was not the most pleasant of days, sleet, rain and more rain, but this did not deter the team of volunteers from Northumbrian Water who, as par...
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A Celebration of National Lottery Support

November 19th, 2019 marks 25 years since the first National Lottery draw. Overall, The National Lottery is The Wildlife Trusts’ biggest grant fu...
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Photography competition launches with attendance at a spectacular wildlife event awaiting the winners

The Trust has launched a photography competition to celebrate the glories of Weardale with a prize including the chance to feature in a new book and ...
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Where to find us this festive season

Social calendars can run in to overdrive at this time of year and ours is no different. Whilst our Low Barns and Rainton Meadows Visitor Centres remai...
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Alison takes on new challenge at Durham Wildlife Trust

Durham Wildlife Trust has taken on a new Volunteer Conservation Trainee, based at its Low Barns Nature Reserve near Witton Le Wear and funded by t...
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New report shows how nature nurtures children

The Wildlife Trusts call for every child to have a daily one-hour nature boost The Wildlife Trusts commissioned a study by the Institute of Educati...
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Durham Wildlife Trust Botany Group – Lichen Trainin Day

by Lesley Hodgson  Having enjoyed two of Janet Simkin’s training days previously, I was very happy when she agreed to run one for the group. Pla...
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Raisby Hill bridge closure

Please note: the bridge at Raisby Grassland is currently closed and will reopen as soon as possible. ...
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Trusts and Partnerships Join Forces on a Victorian Aquaduct

Volunteers with Durham Wildlife Trust's Heart of Durham Project, along with volunteers from Northumberland Wildlife Trust, joined the four man team fr...
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Botany Group’s fungal foray into Ragpath Wood

The Durham Wildlife Trust Botany Group visit to Ragpath Wood on 13.10.19 by Lesley Hodgson A few of us joined the North East Fungal Studies Group on ...
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