News & Updates

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

Reptile Reminisces

Although the Revealing Reptile Project came to an end last September and we sadly had to say goodbye to the wonderful project officer that was Joh...
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Hidden beauty spot reopens with fresh new look

The Low Barns Nature Reserve, near Witton le Wear, has reopened following an extensive refurbishment, thanks to a successful fundraising appeal. ...
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The Sunderland 3 Peaks Challenge

More than 40 walkers took part in our Sunderland 3 Peaks event in June as we encouraged people to keep active and support conservation efforts for the...
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Help Monitor Mink

Across the UK non-native American mink have been wreaking havoc with native wildlife including species of ground nesting birds, and one of Britain...
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In Search of Dragonflies

On a balmy Sunday morning (2 June), an eager group of dragon and damselfly enthusiasts met at the Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, for a ta...
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30 Days Wild

This June, we challenge you to do something wild every day. That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness. We're giving you a ...
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Naturally Native Volunteers meet Restoring Ratty Volunteers for a Grand Day Out!

Water voles were once a common sight across the North East on a variety of water courses and wetland areas. Sadly today they are one of Britain’...
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Wind in the Willows in Wool

A team of dedicated knitters have produced a series of creations celebrating Kenneth Grahame’s classic children’s book The Wind in the Willows to ...
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A Dedicated Meadow for Dad

This Father’s Day treat your Dad to something really special. Help to look after our local grassland meadows Just for Father’s Day dedic...
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Ways to a Wilder Bank Holiday and Beyond

Whatever the weather we've got lots of ways for you to go wild this week and beyond! Join us on a reserve, at an event or download one of our activity...
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