News & Updates

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

The Muggleswick Gates

by Tim the Gate Maker / Out West in the Land of Oak & Iron "On a spring day last April, volunteers from The Land of Oak & Iron Woodland Volun...
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Wild at home

Durham Wildlife Trust has launched a new initiative to help keep people entertained during the restrictions in place to cope with the coronavirus cris...
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Visitor Centre Update

Visitor Centres update 23/3/20 In line with Government guidance Durham Wildlife Trust's visitor centres at Low Barns and Rainton Meadows will be clos...
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Connecting children with nature

Many people have found themselves in a situation where they are unexpectedly at home with school-aged children. We know that keeping the kids enter...
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COVID-19 update

The Trust understands that the recent news and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 situation may have caused our members and visitors some concern. ...
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Winter wildlife at Low Barns

by Wildnerness Ranger, Rachel Richards "Low Barns nature reserve is just such a fantastic spot, whatever your cup of tea: be it a leg stretching walk...
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Reserves round-up

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry - by Laura Tedstone, Living Landscapes Officer (South) "You can plan and have planned contingenc...
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Dragonflies and damselflies bounce back from tough year

A survey into numbers of dragonflies and damselflies in the Durham Wildlife Trust area has shown that the insects have bounced back spectacularly afte...
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Creating a hibernacula

Durham Wildlife Trust’s Heart of Durham Project volunteers in partnership with Northumbrian Water have created an artificial hibernacula on Pow Hill...
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