News & Updates

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

Flowers in the sunshine

A sunny, bright Monday afternoon on 16th September saw six people from the Botany Group strolling through Baal Hill Wood. The object of the ex...
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New tool proves to be very effective

The pond at Tudhoe Sewage Treatment Works is an important site for Great Crested newts and over the last few years Durham Wildlife Trust's Heart o...
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I am Jane and I am a Reptile Novice

'Getting your eye in' to spot wildlife which is often quick, well camouflaged or elusive requires a little bit of training. Here, Jane Daniels expla...
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Rush of calls prompts Trust to issue hedgehog advice

The Trust has issued advice to be used if people find hedgehogs in trouble after receiving a number of calls for help in recent days – and the c...
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Another Successful Dragon Hunt!

The sun was out and a large group of dragonfly enthusiasts met at Rainton Meadows to be shown around by Trustee Michael Coates. As some of those...
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Trust honours volunteers

Two volunteers for the Trust received special recognition last week, to mark their ten-year-anniversaries in the role. Jacqui Walker, 36, from ...
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Dog Walking on Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves

Durham Wildlife Trust manages 36+ nature reserves for the benefit of wildlife. All are regularly visited by wildlife enthusiasts, including children...
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Eight-year-old’s appeal to PM to save water voles

An eight-year-old girl from County Durham has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to appeal for help in saving the water vole. Wildlife enthu...
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Runners Raise £1220 On Nature Reserve Race

A fun run round a nature reserve has raised more than £1,200 for the Trust's work. This year’s annual Run Rainton took place on Saturday Augus...
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Runners for Wildlife

It is not long now until the 2019 Great North Run. We have fantastic team running for wildlife this year and raising vital funds for wildlife conserva...
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