News & Updates

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

12 Days of Wild Christmas

Get closer to nature this Christmas, with our winter wildlife challenge Every June we challenge you to try 30 Days Wild, doing one wild thing a d...
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How To Have An Eco-Christmas

Whether you celebrate a big family Christmas, or you just give out a few cards to your friends and neighbours to wish them a happy time, here are so...
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Botany Group Bryophyte Walk

Bryophyte walk at Castle Eden Dene, Sun. 24th November 2019, report by Lesley Hodgson After the relentless rain of the last few weeks, it was quite a...
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Wildlife Gardening in Winter

We thought it would be useful to share some interesting and useful advice from our bird food partner, Vine House Farm, for anyone with a wildlife gard...
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Fungi Friday’s Fantastic Results

There was a great turn out for the Fungi training day at Black Plantation, as volunteers from Rainton Meadows and Low Barns attended the annual event....
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“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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